Terri Schiavo

(redirected from Schaivo)
A woman who suffered an anoxic insult in 1990, fell into a persistent vegetative state and was kept alive for the next 15 years while her husband fought to have her removed from life support and her parents fought to maintain it
References in periodicals archive ?
In similar fashion, Terry Schaivo was used to articulate a "culture of life" in the face of a kind of necropolitics and the implementation of a radical--if not permanent-state of exception in the Schmittian sense.