Click here to download

Al centro della vita. La medicalizzazione della società secondo Michel Foucault
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Luca Mori 
Year:  2009 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  21 Pg. 86-106 FullText PDF:  102 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2009-002007
(DOI is like a bar code for intellectual property: to have more infomation:  clicca qui   and here 


Al centro della vita. La medicalizzazione della società secondo Michel Foucault - In this article I try to describe Foucault’s conception of the medicalization process. After briefly outline the conception of power proposed by Foucault, I show the central role played by the biomedical devices. The main thesis of this interpretation are two. Firstly, I try to point out how medicine and the biological disciplines form a kind of knowledge which is essential to the birth of the modern State. Secondly, I consider how Foucault definition of biopolitics is the result of an overlap between political power and the specific regimes of truth entailed in biomedical sciences.

Keywords: Foucault, power, medicalization, biopolitics, state science, police.

Parole chiave: Foucault, potere, medicalizzazione, biopolitica, scienza dello stato, polizia.

Luca Mori, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 2/2009, pp. 86-106, DOI:10.3280/SES2009-002007

   

FrancoAngeli is a member of Publishers International Linking Association a not for profit orgasnization wich runs the CrossRef service, enabing links to and from online scholarly content