(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

Gendered biopolitics of public health : regulation and discipline an seafood consumption advisories

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dep. of Geography, The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, ETATS-UNIS


Advisories are a gendered technology of biopolitics that intensifies the self-disciplining of women as mothers of potential, future children. In making these arguments, the paper draws from Foucault's lectures and from extensive feminist literature on reproduction and mothering to develop an understanding of biopolitics as an apparatus of power that integrally links liberal regulation and individualized discipline


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 30, no4 [pp. 588-602]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1068/d11110

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