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Death and governmentality: neo-liberalism, grief and the nation-form

  title={Death and governmentality: neo-liberalism, grief and the nation-form},
  author={Arnar {\'A}rnason and Sigurj{\'o}n Baldur Hafsteinsson},
A rar Á rnson, nd Siurjón B adur H afsinsson This book is a contribution to debates concerning the state of death in the contemporary Western world. Taking up the argument that death there has recently undergone a revival, the book problematizes the idea that this revival is caused by general trends in society for example rising individualism. The book describes a link between the revival of death in Iceland and neo-liberal governmentality, in particular the machinery by means of which modern… 

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