Sociology: Governmentality

Aretxago, B. 1988

Los funerales en el Nacionalismo Radical Vasco: Ensayo Antropólogico, San Sebastián, Spain: Baroja.

Balkan, O. 2019

‘The Cemetery of Traitors’, in B. Bargu (ed.) Turkey’s Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistence, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 232-52.

Johnson, P. 2008

‘The modern cemetery: a design for life’, Social and Cultural Geography, 9:7, 777-790.

Lee, H. 2014

‘Managing the living through the dead: colonial governmentality and the 1912 Burial Rules in Colonial Korea’, Journal of Historical Sociology, 27:3, 402-22

Leshem, N. 2015

‘“Over our dead bodies”: placing necropolitical activisim’ Political Geography, 45, 34-44.

Minkin, S. 2019

Imperial Bodies: Empire and Death in Alexandria, Egypt, Redwood City: Stanford University Press.

Yeoh, B. 1991

‘The control of “sacred” space: conflicts over the Chinese burial grounds in colonial Singapore, 1880-1930’, Journal of Southeastern Asian Studies, 26, 282-311.


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