Living dangerously: Biopolitics and urban citizenship in Bogotá, Colombia

12 febrero, 2013

Seen on American Ethnologist:

What happens when the rights of urban citizens are reconfigured by the biopolitical imperative to protect life from threats? I examine such situations by focusing on how the emergence of risk as a technique of government shapes urban politics in Bogotá, Colombia. Investigating the frames of political engagement within which claims for recognition, inclusion, and entitlement are made, I argue that it is within the domain of biopolitical security that poor and vulnerable populations engage in relationships with the state.

 Austin Zeiderman

Full report here, also by Austin Zeiderman

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