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Everest nursing home, Baneshwor, Kathmandu (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

The biopolitics of nursing homes

Historically, the châteaux of the Loire Valley were assessed by their windows. ‘A fifty-windowed castle’, an onlooker might surmise to suggest its worth. Russian boyars quantified their properties in souls–whether dead or alive, according to Gogol’s Dead Souls.

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