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Pour une redéfinition du concept de „Biopolitique”
The new definition of "biopolitics"

Author(s): Maurizio Lazzarato
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza
Keywords: biopolitics; life; discipline; post-Fordism; work; the audience; Foucault; Tarde

Summary/Abstract: Transformation of work and the transition to post-Fordism as paradigm of the organization also brings change in the conceptualization of the concept of life. The organic life should include not only what inorganic but a-organic. This allows the reformulation of the analysis an economy based not on working time, but at the time of life. The key to explore new mechanisms discipline and functionalization of life is the concept of the public. Economics of information przede'niowuje relationship between production and consumption, the production of and perception, production material and semiotic. In the new the reality of what is accumulated by a variety of machinery and new technology is now becoming a life time.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 27-36
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish