Corpus ID: 158470974

Living Through Terror and Terror Through Living: The Biopolitical Dimensions of Religion, Security, and Terrorism

@inproceedings{Featherston2018LivingTT,
  title={Living Through Terror and Terror Through Living: The Biopolitical Dimensions of Religion, Security, and Terrorism},
  author={D. Featherston},
  year={2018}
}
Recent emphasis and attention by thinkers, media pundits, and politicians on terrorism requires new, critical evaluation of the processes by which terrorism is understood. By investigating the concept of biopolitics, as developed specifically through Michel Foucault and Giorgio Agamben, new insights into the interactions between terrorism, politics, and religion can emerge. Most notably, the attempts to explain terror as simply an economic problem, an excessive form of violence, and/or as… Expand

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