biopolitics

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bio- +‎ politics

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biopolitics (uncountable)

  1. (Michel Foucault) The style of government that regulates populations through biopower.
  2. (Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri) Anticapitalist insurrection using life and the body as weapons.
  3. The political application of bioethics.
  4. A political spectrum that reflects positions towards the sociopolitical consequences of biotechnology.

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