The Micropolitics of Criminalisation: Power, Resistance and the Amsterdam Squatting Movement


This PhD research by Deanna Dadusc [pdf here] analyses how the criminalisation of the Amsterdam squatting movement works.

The key research question addresses how criminalisation operates as a technology of government, what kind of relations of power are constituted through this processes, and how these are experienced and resisted. By paying attention to the relationship between politics, ethics and affects, the focus of this project is on the micropolitics of criminalisation and its resistances, where affects, everyday lived experiences, and embodied relations of power and resistance play a central role. (more…)