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By Britta Timm Knudsen,Carsten Stage

ISBN-10: 1138019062

ISBN-13: 9781138019065

ISBN-10: 1138548642

ISBN-13: 9781138548640

Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect indicates how mediations of physically vulnerability became a robust political strength in modern societies. In discussions and struggles pertaining to warfare involvement, healthcare concerns, charity, democracy routine, contested nationwide pasts, and weather switch, performances of physically vulnerability is more and more utilized by voters to elevate know-how, create sympathy, motivate political motion, and to move details in worldwide media networks. The publication hence argues that physically vulnerability can function a catalyst for affectively charging and disseminating specific political occasions or concerns by way of media. to enquire how, while and why that occurs, and to guage the long term social affects of mediating physically vulnerability, the ebook bargains a theoretical framework for knowing the function of physically vulnerability in modern electronic media tradition. Likewise, it offers a variety of shut empirical case experiences within the components of disease running a blog, international protests after the killing of Neda Agda Soltan in Iran, charity communique, eco-friendly media activism, on-line battle commemoration and electronic witnessing concerning conflicts in Sarajevo and Ukraine.

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