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The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Zarena Aslami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It has become commonplace to claim that, as imagined communities, nations are constituted through the incitement of feelings and the operations of fantasy. But what about the state? Can we think of ... More


An Imperial Origin Story: Aloof Rule in Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that Olive Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm provides an origin story for late Victorian state fantasy. The novel organizes complex historical changes into a contest ... More


Youth policy, neoliberalism and transnational governmentality: a case study of Lesotho and Malawi

Nicola Ansell, Flora Hajdu, Elsbeth Robson, Lorraine Van Blerk, and Elodie Marandet

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Over the past few decades governments worldwide have developed youth policies, encompassing diverse measures to address the problems and potentials of their younger populations. These policies have ... More


The Birth of Homo Oeconomicus

Miguel de Beistegui

in The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547374
eISBN:
9780226547404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547404.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter draws on Foucault’s Birth of Biopolitics to trace a. the emergence of biopower as a new form of power, oriented toward the government of populations, one that requires a different ... More


‘Too Many Koreans’: Esports Biopower and South Korean Gaming Infrastructure

Keung Yoon Bae

in Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213362
eISBN:
9781529213393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213362.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter asks why the Overwatch League, a large-scaled global, franchised esports league, that follows a geolocation model fills their teams with South Korean players instead of those who come ... More


Refiguring childhood: Encounters with biosocial power

Kevin Ryan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526148612
eISBN:
9781526160959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148629
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Refiguring childhood stages a series of encounters with biosocial power, which is a specific zone of intensity within the more encompassing arena of biopower and biopolitics. Assembled at the ... More


Madness and Civilization: The Paradox of a False Dichotomy

Noëlle Vahanian

in The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256952
eISBN:
9780823261444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256952.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Derrida, in “Cogito and the History of Madness,” offers an important reading of Descartes’s First Meditation as a counter to Foucault’s own reading of the same text in his Madness and Civilization. ... More


Diagnostics: Toward a Political Theory for Informational Persons

Colin Koopman

in How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How We Became Our Data argues that for the past one hundred years we have been increasingly organized by a politics of data within which control is exerted by the many formats of our information. ... More


Democracy and Its Other: Biopolitical Sovereignty

Dimitris Vardoulakis

in Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward the Dejustification of Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251353
eISBN:
9780823252893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251353.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 5 Shows that the characteristic of biopolitical sovereignty is that it appears as pure regulation in the sense that the means of the exercise of power appear to justify the means of the ... More


Critical studies of the politics of public health promotion

Peter Triantafillou and Naja Vucina

in The politics of health promotion: Case studies from Denmark and England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100528
eISBN:
9781526138972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100528.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter provides an overview of existing critical social science studies of health promotion and outlines the analytical framework used in the remainder of the book. First, we review and discuss ... More


Conclusion

Peter Triantafillou and Naja Vucina

in The politics of health promotion: Case studies from Denmark and England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100528
eISBN:
9781526138972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100528.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter concludes that health promotion strategies and interventions have supplemented and partially recast earlier curative and preventive approaches in both England and Denmark. On the one ... More


Supermodels of the World: Living the Life

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

I describe in this chapter how the increased effort to harness hard-to-manage forms of “affective” energy accelerated the demand for models to sell brands and how eventually, in the form of the ... More


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