The Case of Rasmea Odeh: The parallel biopolitics of the US and Israel

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Sophie Spencer


Using Foucault and Agamben's theories of the state's project of nation building through the inclusive exclusion of bodies, the author casts the Israel-Palestine conflict in different light. The forcible removal of Palestinians is reexamined and situated in the larger narratives surrounding both the creation of the Israeli state and the nature of US biopolitics.

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Spencer, Sophie. 2017. “The Case of Rasmea Odeh: The Parallel Biopolitics of the US and Israel”. Radicle: Reed Anthropology Review 2 (1).


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