Subject and Keywords:
The subject of the article is an analysis of the general concept of biopolitics in contemporary discourse and the issues of crossing two aspects of two types of biopolitics: traditional biopolitics and modern biopolitics, as well as their function in a broader understanding of economic activity. Generally speaking, biopolitics means the form of management by power centers of control of bio-logical processes, which establish normative levels of life and death. A literature review shows broad theoretical considerations (e.g. M. Foucault, G. Agamben). In this reflection on biopolitics, I would like to take into account the multidimensional optics, covering global economic, cultural, and political processes, with a special emphasis on the normative level of these processes. The theoretical analysis will focus on the issues of crossing two given types of biopolitics: traditional biopolitics and modern biopolitics, as well as trying to find changes in their broadly understood social activities.