Biopolitics, Eugenics and the New State Racism

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This chapter examines the rise of conspiracy theories during the coronavirus pandemic and the use of normative discourse to maintain order. The chapter explores the allegations of the conspiracy fringe of the NHS being like Nazi Germany (Shemirani et al), and the more general application of terms such as genocide and eugenics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPower, Media and the Covid 19 Pandemic: Framing Public Discourse
EditorsStuart Price, Ben Harbisher
Place of PublicationUK
ISBN (Print)9780367706302
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2022


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