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Biopolitics

an advanced introduction

by Thomas Lemke

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas Lemke ; translated by Eric Frederick Trump
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA80 .L46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24412597M
ISBN 109780814752418, 9780814752425, 9780814752999
LC Control Number2010034537


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Book Description. Political resistance is flourishing. In this context, there is a growing interest to reread Michel Foucault’s work, especially from the late period, from the perspective of resistance, social movements and affirmative biopolitics.

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He is the author of books including The Biopolitics of Stalinism () and Agamben and Politics (), also published by Edinburgh University Press.

He has published over 30 articles in major international journals. Biopolitics is a complicated concept that has been used and developed in social theory since Michel Foucault, to examine the strategies and mechanisms through which human life processes are managed under regimes of authority over knowledge, power, and the processes of subjectivation.

As Thomas Lemke points out, a great deal of the inconsistency. The Birth of Biopolitics is a part of a lecture series by French philosopher Michel Foucault at the Collège de France between and and published posthumously based on audio recordings.

In it, Foucault develops further the notion of biopolitics introduced in a previous lecture series, Security, Territory, Population, by tracing the ways in which the eighteenth Author: Michel Foucault.

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Bridging together thinkers across the humanities and sciences divide, Beyond Bioethics models a progressive, interdisciplinary approach to bioethics that extends beyond a focus on the individual toward a 'new biopolitics' of the global, the collective.".

"As an argument for a particular focus in bioethics. While Foucault’s work has been foundational to contemporary debates, no other single text has done as much to contribute to the proliferation of literature on biopolitics than Giorgio Agamben’s Homo Sacer ().

Initially published in English translation init was not for several years that the book really gained : Catherine Mills. Michel Foucault identified sexuality as one of the defining biopolitical technologies of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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This is a book that will attract a diverse readership, be taught. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely reviews of scholarly philosophy books. The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism // Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame.

The Birth of Biopolitics continues to pursue the themes of Foucault's lectures from Security, In a direct and conversational tone, this book raises questions of political philosophy and social policy that are at the heart of current debates about the role and status of neo-liberalism in twentieth century by:   The problematic of biopolitics has become increasingly important in the social sciences.

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A growing number of articles and books have been published that provide useful overviews of the different forms of research on biopolitics in the Foucauldian tradition. Lemke offers the first book-length introduction to the field.

1 The following discussion draws on material of a chapter from my book on Foucault's concept of governmentality (Lemkepp. 2 The version authorized by Foucault contains only the lecture of February 1, (Foucault ) and the summary he prepared of his research findings (Foucault a and b).

The biological features of human beings are now measured, observed, and understood in ways never before thought possible, defining norms, establishing standards, and determining average values of human life.

While the notion of “biopolitics” has been linked to everything from rational decision-making and the democratic organization of social life to eugenics and racism, 4/5(1). The chapters in this part of the book address more specific problems that traverse the work of the theorists discussed in Part one, and allow a more focused analysis of their contributions to thinking : Catherine Mills.

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As Jemima Repo argues in this book, "gender" has come to be the major sexual signifier of the mid-twentieth and early twenty-first century.Giorgio Agamben (/ ə ˈ ɡ æ m b ə n /; Italian: ; born 22 April ) is an Italian philosopher best known for his work investigating the concepts of the state of exception, form-of-life (borrowed from Ludwig Wittgenstein) and homo concept of biopolitics (carried forth from the work of Michel Foucault) informs many of his ion: Sapienza University of Rome (Laurea.