Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 32 items

  • Keywords: necropolitics x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

David Nugent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

What is the state? How is it implicated in the reproduction of relations of domination? Theorists from Marx to Weber, from Durkheim to Gramsci, from Abrams to Foucault have pondered these questions. ... More


Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book addresses the practices, treatment and commemoration of victims’ remains in post-genocide and mass violence contexts. Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publically displayed, ... More


Seeing the Cloud of Data

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the ways that companies, users, and states alike navigate the overload of data in the cloud by targeting information, and argues that targeted-marketing campaigns online come ... More


Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Raminder Kaur

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The book tells the many stories that circulate around a nuclear power plant in Kudankulam in the southern peninsular region of Tamil Nadu in India from the late 1980s. The tales are by way of ... More


The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

Ian Finseth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190848347
eISBN:
9780190848378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Tracing the Civil War dead’s representational afterlife acroᶊ an array of historical, visual, and literary documents from 1861 to 1914, this book shows that they played a central, complex, and ... More


Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Destruction and human remains investigates a crucial question frequently neglected from academic debate in the fields of mass violence and Genocide Studies: what is done to the bodies of the victims ... More


Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human curates an important series of case studies of the posthuman imaginaries and nonhuman tropes employed in a broad range of Latin American cultural ... More


Specters of Belonging: The Political Life Cycle of Mexican Migrants

Adrián Félix

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190879365
eISBN:
9780190932084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879365.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

In the context of research on the “thickening” of borders, Specters of Belonging raises the related question: How does transnational citizenship thicken across the political life cycle of Mexican ... More


The Post-Soviet Treasure Hunt: New Sacred Histories and Geographies

Anya Bernstein

in Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter shifts the focus back to contemporary Buryatia, taking a close look at the strategies used to re-consecrate postsocialist Buddhist landscape and the production of new sacred geographies, ... More


Buckwild Mad Men: Necropolitics and Masculinity in Appalachia

Carol Mason

in Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the depiction of masculinity in two early twenty-first-century representations of Appalachia: the short-lived reality show Buckwild and Rebecca Scott’s Removing Mountains: ... More


Sacropolitics

David Nugent

in The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces concepts that are crucial to the analysis of The Encrypted State. The most important of these is “sacropolitics,” the politics of public mass sacrifice. This term identifies a ... More


Behind the Mask of the State

David Nugent

in The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Conclusion draws out the implications of the analysis for theories of sovereignty and state formation. The focus is on state ritual, bureaucratic and documentary practices that produce the ... More


Introduction. Corpses in society: about human remains, necro-politics, necro-economy and the legacy of mass violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction outlines the book’s scope and addresses the central questions raised by the included chapters: when, how and why are bodies hidden or exhibited, and what is their effect, either ... More


Death and the Moving Image: Ideology, Iconography and I

Michele Aaron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748624430
eISBN:
9780748697014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624430.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Death and the Moving Image examines the representation of death and dying in mainstream cinema from its earliest to its latest renditions to reveal the ambivalent place of death in twentieth and ... More


Living in a Dying Situation: Preserving Life at Guantánamo

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the prisoner practices of self-harm at Guantánamo, including suicide attempts and hunger strikes, as well as the efforts of the camp administration to forcibly keep the ... More


Prisons Matter: Psychotropics and the Trope of Silence in Technocorrections

Anthony Ryan Hatch and Kym Bradley

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we theorize the ways in which the use of prescription psychotropic drugs in U.S. prisons creates forms of material existence in which prisoners’ bodies become silenced. Beyond their ... More


The Necropolitical Functions of Biocitizenship: The Sixth International AIDS Conference and the U.S. Ban on HIV-Positive Immigrants

Karma R. Chávez

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores how biocitizenship works to maintain national borders and relegate certain populations—in this case, immigrants with HIV/AIDS—to death. Although immigrants are not citizens, ... More


Nonhuman Biocitizens: Lab Animals, Cruel Optimism, and the Politics of Death

Marina Levina

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This essays analyses Lab Animal, a trade magazine, which markets the production and acquisition of animal bodies for research and experiments. Through an analysis of advertisement images, research ... More


Do We Exist?

Raminder Kaur

in Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 10 concentrates on the ways the people’s movement was contained and crushed by ‘political (re)actions from above’. Subaltern communities and their allies against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... More


Temporality and Surveillance I: Terrorism Narratives and the Melancholic Security State

Catherine Zimmer

in Surveillance Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter shows how narrative structure, surveillance practice, and rhetorics of national security have become co-immersed in a construction of historical time as subject to the laws of desire and ... More


View: