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The Resource Biopolitics and utopia : an interdisciplinary reader, edited by Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers

Biopolitics and utopia : an interdisciplinary reader, edited by Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers

Label
Biopolitics and utopia : an interdisciplinary reader
Title
Biopolitics and utopia
Title remainder
an interdisciplinary reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Biopolitics and Utopia explores the intersection of biopolitics and utopian thought. As an interdisciplinary work, it addresses many salient biopolitical issues (state and medical interventions in the body, fears over scientific progress, resistance to state biopower, and ethical concerns), while also engaging in the utopian drive behind biopolitical efforts. The book is structured into four main sections: Actions, Speculations, Reactions, and Reflections. The chapters in Actions examine the practices of direct, medical intervention to 'normalize' citizens' bodies. The next section, Speculations, approaches the intersection of utopia and biopolitics through a literary lens, reviewing science fiction texts as expressions of cultural and social fears about scientific progress. Reactions outlines potential acts of resistance in the face of biopower. Finally, Reflections offers a more philosophical essay, which engages the reader in the potential for creating an ethics for scientific standards "--
  • "This reader offers a fascinating exploration of the intersection of biopolitics and utopia by employing a range of theoretical approaches. Each essay provides a unique application of the two concepts to topics spanning the social sciences and humanities"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stapleton, Patricia,
  • Byers, Andrew,
Series statement
Palgrave series in bioethics and public policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biopolitics
  • Biotechnology
  • PHILOSOPHY / Political
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / General
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
  • Biopolitics
  • Biotechnology
  • Utopias
Label
Biopolitics and utopia : an interdisciplinary reader, edited by Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- Andrew Byers and Patricia Stapleton, 'Biopolitics and Utopia'Section I: Actions 2. Andrew Byers, 'American Bodies in a Time of War: The Militarized Body as a Utopian Space and Biopolitical Project for the State'3. Patricia Stapleton, 'The Inauspicious Regulatory Beginnings of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis' 4. Arpita Das, ''Abnormals' or 'Exceptions': The Use of Technologies for Intersex People and People with Disabilities'Section II: Speculations 5. Evie Kendal, 'Utopian Visions of 'Making People': Science Fiction and Debates on Cloning, Ectogenesis, Genetic Engineering, and Genetic Discrimination' 6.Selena Middleton, 'Decolonizing the Future: Biopolitics, Ethics, and Foresight through the Lens of Science Fiction'Section III: Reactions 7. Elena Cohen, ''All Day, All Week, Occupy Wall Street!': Space, Biopower, and Resistance' 8. Rasmus Simonsen, 'Eating for the Future: Veganism and the Challenge of In vitro Meat'Section IV: Reflections 8. Cameron Barrows, 'Utopia and Biopolitics: The Need for an Ethics in Biotechnology'
Control code
898924658
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
vi, 210 pages
Isbn
9781137514745
Lccn
2014048055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)898924658
Label
Biopolitics and utopia : an interdisciplinary reader, edited by Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- Andrew Byers and Patricia Stapleton, 'Biopolitics and Utopia'Section I: Actions 2. Andrew Byers, 'American Bodies in a Time of War: The Militarized Body as a Utopian Space and Biopolitical Project for the State'3. Patricia Stapleton, 'The Inauspicious Regulatory Beginnings of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis' 4. Arpita Das, ''Abnormals' or 'Exceptions': The Use of Technologies for Intersex People and People with Disabilities'Section II: Speculations 5. Evie Kendal, 'Utopian Visions of 'Making People': Science Fiction and Debates on Cloning, Ectogenesis, Genetic Engineering, and Genetic Discrimination' 6.Selena Middleton, 'Decolonizing the Future: Biopolitics, Ethics, and Foresight through the Lens of Science Fiction'Section III: Reactions 7. Elena Cohen, ''All Day, All Week, Occupy Wall Street!': Space, Biopower, and Resistance' 8. Rasmus Simonsen, 'Eating for the Future: Veganism and the Challenge of In vitro Meat'Section IV: Reflections 8. Cameron Barrows, 'Utopia and Biopolitics: The Need for an Ethics in Biotechnology'
Control code
898924658
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
vi, 210 pages
Isbn
9781137514745
Lccn
2014048055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)898924658

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