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Towards a Sociology of the ‘Non-Self': Part 3

The term  homo sacer  was used in ancient Roman religion to refer to someone who was expunged from society and deprived of all rights, and protection. 467 more words

Is New Imperialism the Ultimate Sovereign? Gangs, drugs and bare life in Honduras

I thought it would be appropriate to talk about Honduras, home to the ‘murder capital’ of the world, in view of our class on necropolitics, biopolitics and the homo sacer. 1,151 more words

tries again

Something more concrete, this time around. Society of control, we have your number.
The funny thing about the movements we make … a friend once told me that, even if we managed to duck out from under the state, live away from it, we would only ever be the always already accounted for exceptions to the rule. 49 more words

Agamben - Šta je dispozitiv?

Agambenov esej svojevremeno čitan na Trećem programu Hrvatskog radija


Prevod eseja (ne istovetni) je objavljen i ovde:



'Un pinche infierno': sobre La fila india. (Gerardo Muñoz)

La más reciente novela del escritor mexicano Antonio Ortuño, La filia india (Océano, 2013) nos coloca al interior infernal de nuestro presente. Al decir “infernal” no recurrimos a un uso fácil de una metáfora, ni remitimos a la innumerable tropología que la literatura le ha dado a esa estación imaginaria desde… 1,602 more words


Becoming Abject: Rape as a Weapon of War

B Diken & CB Laustsen
Diken, B., & Laustsen, C. B. (2005). Becoming abject: Rape as a weapon of war. Body & Society, 11(1), 111-128. 8,633 more words

The Camp

Bülent Diken & Carsten Bagge Laustsen

Diken, B., & Laustsen, C. B. (2006). The camp. Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, 88(4), 443-452.

Today it is not the city but rather the camp that is the fundamental biopolitical paradigm of the West. 6,238 more words