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Fractal: Revista de Psicologia

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Abstract

LEMOS, Flávia Cristina Silveira; GALINDO, Dolores; RODRIGUES, Renata Vilela  and  AGUIAR, Katia Faria de. Cities, bodies medicalized and the biocapital: the market health. Fractal, Rev. Psicol. [online]. 2016, vol.28, n.2, pp.187-194. ISSN 1984-0292.  https://doi.org/10.1590/1984-0292/1399.

This article aims to put in question the medicalization practices of cities and bodies through the government of life in a neoliberal society that became the capital populations and areas of the city enterprise spaces. Want to think the subjectivity processes making a critical investment of cities and bodies as biocapitais rely on a growing market, in the name of health and safety. With the studies of Michel Foucault and some of its tools made a brief history of the medicalization of cities and bodies. Also well as their effects on the production of subjectivities, in the contemporary.

Keywords : biocapital; towns; bodies; medicalization; biopolitics.

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