The Economization of Life

By 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…


Published date: May 12, 2017
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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Just a good book generally.