PERSPECTIVES: Transitioning From Neoliberal to Necroliberal–Is Higher Education There, Too?

Professors Benjamin Balthaser and Bill V. Mullen: “Cameroonian philosopher Achille Mbembe revises Foucault’s neologism (the term, ‘biopolitical’) in his groundbreaking work Necropolitics by positing that the other side of the management of living is the management of dying…. The shocking (thing about what we’re hearing regarding) opening of campuses during a pandemic is …that death can be accepted as something to be managed, controlled, and even invited.” Read more from Academe (AAUP).

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