Biopolitics, communication and global governance

Allbwn ymchwil: Cyfraniad at gyfnodolynErthygladolygiad gan gymheiriaid


In the aftermath of the 7th July 2005 bombings in London, communication with those searching desperately for relatives and friends was one-way or non-existent. The authorities dealing with the processes of the identification of the bodies of those killed or the treatment of those injured adopted procedures and protocols derived from emergency or disaster planning that were framed in terms of an instrumentalisation or objectification of persons. This article traces how these procedures reflect biopolitical forms of global governance that involve the production of life as ‘bare life’ and details how inappropriate and brutal these forms of governance seemed both to those searching for the missing and to the London Assembly 7th July Review Committee. It concludes that attention needs to be paid to the proliferation of such forms of politics as administration and the objectification they entail before we reach a stage where all life becomes nothing more than bare life, life with no political voice as such.
Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)211-232
Nifer y tudalennau22
CyfnodolynReview of International Studies
Rhif cyhoeddiS1
Dynodwyr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 31 Ion 2008

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