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The biopolitics of death in Chapero-Jackson’s Alumbramiento

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Abstract:

This article will analyse Alumbramiento in the context of the sociology of death, examining whether the ways in which it portrays death and dying reflect recent changes that have taken place in contemporary Spain.

Keywords: Chapero-Jackson; ars moriendi; biopolitics; euthanasia; global Spanish cinema; sociology of death

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/sfs.1.2.211_1

Affiliations: Princeton University

Publication date: February 1, 2011

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