Biographic Mediation: The Uses of Disclosure in Bureaucracy and Politics

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BIOGRAPHIC MEDIATIONTHE USES OF DISCLOSURE IN BUREAUCRACY AND POLITICS

Guest Editor: Ebony Coletu, Pennsylvania State University

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2017

This special issue of Biography explores biographic mediation as a tool to manage political and administrative claims. Biographic mediation refers to any institutional demand for personal disclosure to make decisions about who gets what and why, alongside public critiques and calls to action that feature personal narratives.