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Surgical citizenship and ethical subjects : reconstructing the body politic in Mexico

Taylor-Alexander, Samuel Willoughby


This thesis presents the concepts of surgical citizenship and ethical subjects to characterise two mutually constituting modes of political life based largely on epistemic regimes and practices. "Surgical Citizenship" refers to the performance of citizenship in the production and negotiation of particular bioscientific scenarios by "ethical subjects." The concept of "ethical subjects" speaks to the self-monitoring surgical citizen who acts in accordance with national interests of health and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514e7c30fee
Access Rights: Open Access


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