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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 63–91.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Abramović: The Artist Is Present (dir. Matthew Akers and Jeff Dupre, US, 2012), which follows Abramović through the conceptualization and enactment of the performance, this essay demonstrates how The Artist Is Present restages the quotidian practices, bodily movements, and affects fostered by biopower and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 59–63.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and control, supposedly brings “home” to us the necessity of saving the soul by correcting an always already abnor- mal body: thus “the soul is the prison of the body.”4 This body: we have yet to acknowledge its potential becomings, but biopower and necropolitics have unlocked its most...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 41–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in terms of its positive strategies of cultivating and managing the life of the population also resonates with Foucault’s genealogical elaboration of modern biopower as a “power to foster life . . . capable of optimizing forces, aptitudes, and life in general,” a form of power that issues...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 96–119.
Published: 01 May 1993
... relationship between psy- chiatry and the judicial system in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This relationship must be understood in the context of a change in the modalities of power and the gradual establishment of what Foucault terms “biopolitics. ”I7 Biopower is that organization of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., rather than threatening, human life. If Rottenberg’s nonobjectifying practice of voyeurism has a stake in “the body in all its possibilities,” so does “biopower” — ­Foucault’s term for the modern form of power grounded in the optimization and management of human life.27 If immaterial labor and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the crux of subjectivity and subjection. Finally, this essay argues that, in accounting for these representations and the injuries they reference, those Enlightenment technologies of knowledge and biopower that produce states of inhumanity need not be retrieved to imagine these women...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 7–35.
Published: 01 May 2009
... exercise sovereign power —  that is, to punish and destroy. “Racism,” he writes, “is bound up with the workings of a State that is obliged to use race, the elim- ination of races and the purification of the race, to exercise its sovereign power. The juxtaposition of — or the way biopower func...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 73–109.
Published: 01 December 2009