Biopolitics

This was the topic of the discussion in October 2014, hosted and facilitated by Andrew.

Main reading:

  1. Lisa Stevenson (2012). The psychic life of biopolitics: Survival, cooperation, and Inuit community. American Ethnologist 39(3):592-613. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01383.x/abstract

Skim for background:

  1. Biopower. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biopower

Optional additional background:

  1. Michel Foucault (1974). "Naissance de la médecine sociale." Dits et écrits, pp207-228. http://1libertaire.free.fr/MFoucault112.html
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