Biopolitics of Security

Authored by: Michael Dillon

The Routledge Handbook of New Security Studies

Print publication date:  January  2010
Online publication date:  January  2010

Print ISBN: 9780415484374
eBook ISBN: 9780203859483
Adobe ISBN: 9781135166205

10.4324/9780203859483.ch7

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Abstract

Nothing is more important than a revision of the concept of security as a basic principle of state politics.–

(Giorgio Agamben)

Freedom is nothing but the correlative development of apparatuses of security.–

(Michel Foucault)

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