By Majia Holmer Nadesan
Governmentality, Biopower, and daily Life synthesizes and extends the disparate strands of scholarship on Foucault's notions of governmentality and biopower and grounds them in time-honored social contexts together with the non-public realm, the industry, and the state/military. issues comprise public health and wellbeing, genomics, behavioral genetics, neoliberal industry logics and applied sciences, philanthropy, and the battle on terror.
This booklet is designed for readers drawn to a rigorous, complete advent to the big choice of interdisciplinary paintings targeting Foucault, biopower and governmentality. even if, Nadesan doesn't basically reproduce current literatures but additionally responds to implicit evaluations made via Cultural reviews and Marxist scholarship touching on id politics, political financial system, and sovereign strength and disciplinary keep an eye on. utilizing concrete examples and certain illustrations all through, this e-book extends the extant literature on governmentality and biopower and is helping form our knowing of lifestyle lower than neoliberalism.
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