Necropolitical vs Necropolitics - What's the difference?

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Necropolitical is a derived term of necropolitics.


As an adjective necropolitical

is of or relating to necropolitics.

As a noun necropolitics is

the relationship between sovereignty and power over life and death.

necropolitical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to necropolitics.
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  • , year=1973 , year_published=2006 , author=Thomas Pynchon , title=Gravity's Rainbow , chapter= , url= , isbn=9780143039945 , page=59 , passage=...leas more golden as their linseed oil ages, even more autumnal, necropolitical , than prewar hopes... }}

    necropolitics

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The relationship between sovereignty and power over life and death.
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  • , year=2007 , author=Mitchell Dean , title=Governing societies: political perspectives on domestic and international rule , chapter=8 citation , isbn=0335208975 , page=148 , passage=The idea of a supreme power which monopolizes legitimate violence is as much about limiting and restraining 'necropolitics' as it is about engaging in it.}}

    Derived terms

    * necropolitical