life politics

life politics

a possible new politics (according to GIDDENS, 1991) arising from the questions about ‘self-actualization’ and ‘how we should live in a post-traditional order’ and in a context of global interdependence. Such a politics is contrasted with the more conventional ‘emancipatory politics’, concerned with combatting ‘exploitation and oppression’.
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The publication "Antropologia da Saude: Ensaios em Politicas da Vida e Cidadania" (Anthropology of Health: Essays on Life Politics and Citizenship), by Neves, Longhi and Franch (1), focuses life politics to question which lives matter when it comes to health policies and what form these lives' relationship with the state takes.
He had liked from the start that the historical events of that time are told from the point of view of a young, nave fellow who comes from the countryside to the seething city and in whose life politics only occurs when he is concretely confronted with it in his personal environment , The film shows not least what civil courage means.
Art Life Politics: Italia 1918-1943" was a gigantic show focusing on art exhibitions in interwar Italy.
Many of the so-called new social movements, whether they be termed struggles for recognition (Fraser 2013) or life politics (Giddens 1990), instantiate this sense of the political.
This is real life politics that involves the lives of all Kirklees residents.
Their themes are politics, community and the city; aesthetic experience; ethics, humanism, and social hope; and the art of living and life politics. Among the topics are incorporating pragmatist aesthetics for social action, ostentation and agoraphobia in the city, notes on Richard Shusterman's Pragmatist Aesthetics with reference to Adorno and Castoriadis, Rorty's aesthetic meliorism, making the pragmatist art of living explicit, and philosophical anthropology in life politics of today.
The editors (two young volunteers themselves) seek to "interrogate their socialisation by examining their position in the world relative to that of others" and note that this "includes reflecting on class, race, gender, language, religion, power, privilege, stereotypes, and many other social factors that determine how people interact." (14) This linking of a working out of personal identity via development volunteering chimes with contemporary ideas of life politics and reflexivity in the social sciences.
Because of its capacity to resist any fossilization into a fixed identity, this "transitory being" incarnates the possibility of opening up a new horizon of meaning by envisioning the replacement of any "identity politics" with a coming "form of life politics" (83-4).
Directed and filmed by Doug Liman, who launched the Bourne series, the absorbing story is instead based on real life politics.
POLITICAL movies are often dull and don't generally provide much distraction from the horrific reality of real life politics. However, Casino Jack manages to be topical and entertaining while staying fairly true to the subject matter.
Just focusing on, on issues of women, girls, families, the kind of intersection between what's considered 'real politique' and real life politics, which has always fascinated me."