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Biopolitical geographies of student life: private higher education and citizenship lifemaking in Singapore

Abstract:

Drawing on eleven months of fieldwork in Singapore, this article uses the case of young people studying at a private higher education institute to study the biopolitical geographies of student life. I focus on the analytic lens of biopolitical citizenship as one way to understand how biopower works in and through the material relations and practices of social reproduction. I critically examine how young people are engaging with and performing biopolitics in ways that attempt to (re)define wha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Clarendon Fund More from this funder
St. Peter’s College, Oxford More from this funder
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Volume:
105
Issue:
5
Pages:
1078-1093
Publication date:
2015-11-08
Acceptance date:
2015-11-08
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EISSN:
1467-8306
ISSN:
0004-5608

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