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Biology and Politics

ISBN: 978-0-85724-579-3, eISBN: 978-0-85724-580-9

ISSN: 2042-9940

Publication date: 25 March 2011


Biopolitics is not altogether a felicitous term used to describe the approach of those political scientists who use biological concepts, with neo-Darwinian evolutionary theory at the center, and biological research techniques to study, explain, predict, and sometimes even to prescribe political phenomena.


Somit, A. and Peterson, S.A. (2011), "Introduction", Peterson, S.A. and Somit, A. (Ed.) Biology and Politics (Research in Biopolitics, Vol. 9), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 3-8.



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