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The Economization of Life

Michelle Murphy

What is a life worth? In the wake of eugenics, new quantitative racist practices that valued life for the sake of economic futures flourished. In The Economization of Life, Michelle Murphy provocatively describes the twentieth-century rise of infrastructures of calculation and experiment aimed at governing population for the sake of national econom...
Publish Date
2017
May 12
Goodreads rating
4.35
ISBN
9780822363453
Recommendations
1
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Just a good book generally     source