Search for dissertations about: "biopolitical"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word biopolitical.

  1. 1. Self-tracking, datafication and the biopolitical prosumption of life

    Author : Vassilis Charitsis; Per Skålén; Peter Svensson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biopolitical marketing; critical marketing; self-tracking; value creation; datafication; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The marketing literature has both celebrated and critically scrutinised the active engagement of consumers in value-creation processes. These opposing analyses share a focus on the mobilisation of consumers’ social and cognitive abilities for value creation. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Political Dimension of Place Branding

    Author : Andrea Lucarelli; Per Olof Berg; Jacob Östberg; Martin Kornberger; Dominique Bouchet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; politics; ecology; place branding; policy; positioning; ideology; biopolitical; complexity; spatio-temporal; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly understood as the application of marketing and commercial ideas, strategies, measurements and logic to the realm of places such as cities, regions and nations. Nevertheless, place branding is also understood as the locus where political activities – imbued with political impact and political effects – appear and affect the soft and hard infrastructures of urban agglomeration and other spatial environments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climatised Moves : Climate-induced Migration and the Politics of Environmental Discourse

    Author : Giovanni Bettini; LUCSUS; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change; migration; climate security; adaptation; resilience; post-politics;

    Abstract : This work seeks to de-naturalise climate-induced migration (CM). Combining political ecology and post-foundational theories, I read CM as a construct that reifies a series of phenomena into an issue to be researched and governed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Use of Hope: Biopolitics of Security During the Obama Presidency

    Author : Claes Wrangel; Claes Tängh Wrangel; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Biopolitiks; Hope; Agamben; Obama; Security; Development; Radicalization; Counterterrorism; Resilience; Strategic narratives; neoliberalism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : Through a compilation of four research articles, this PhD thesis investigates ‘hope’ as a biopolitical technology. It interrogates the use of hope by the United States security apparatus, on the one hand, to pre-empt processes of radicalisation and, on the other hand, to prepare the subject of security to cope with permanent insecurity. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Biopolitics of Water: Technology, Subjectivity and Lifestyle in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa

    Author : Sofie Hellberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water; South Africa; Sustainable Development; Biopolitics; Green Governmentality; Hydropolitics; Technology; Narrative method; Life style ; Subjectivity;

    Abstract : Water issues have for a long time been of central political concern in South Africa due to the scarcity of the resource. During the apartheid era, the distribution of water was deeply intertwined with a nationalist and racist agenda. READ MORE