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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

de Marzio, D.M. The Pedagogy of Self-Fashioning: A Foucaultian Study of Montaigne’s “On Educating Children”, Studies in Philosophy and Education, Volume 31, Issue 4, July 2012, Pages 387-405 DOI: 10.1007%2Fs11217-011-9282-3 Abstract In this paper I interpret Montaigne’s essay, “On Educating Children”, as a pedagogical text through its performance of a distinct epistolary function, one that addresses …

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Erdinc, M. The Subject and Governmental Action: A Foucauldian Analysis of Subjectification and the 24 Year-Old Rule in Denmark, Feminist Legal Studies, Volume 20, Issue 1, April 2012, Pages 21-38 Abstract This article discusses the effects of the 24 year-old rule in Denmark utilising Foucault’s understanding of the ‘subject’ within a governmentality framework. The 24 …

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Gordana Fontana-Giusti, Foucault for Architects, Routledge, May 2013 Publisher’s page The author is also conducting an inaugural public lecture at 6 pm on the 24th of May 2013 at the University of Kent, Canterbury, Faculty of Humanities to coincide with the publication of the book. Pdf flyer for event Description From the mid-1960s onwards Michel …

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Seantel, Anaïs, Genealogy and critical discourse analysis in conversation: texts, discourse, critique, Critical Discourse Studies, January 2013 Further info Abstract Although genealogy is a popular methodological choice for philosophers, a number of social scientists in numerous fields have taken it up as way of studying historical texts. How one might use genealogy as a methodological …

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Stephen J. Ball, Foucault, Power, and Education, London: Routledge, 2012 Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education Publisher’s page Description Foucault, Power, and Education invites internationally renowned scholar Stephen J. Ball to reflect on the importance and influence of Foucault on his work in educational policy. By focusing on some of the ways Foucault has been …

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Marcos Nalli, Sonia Regina Vargas Mansano, Michel Foucault em múltiplas perspectivas, Eduel, 2013 Publisher’s page Acaba de ser publicada, pela EDUEL, a coletânea “Michel Foucault em múltiplas perspectivas”. Contando com a colaboração de autores que estudam a obra de Michel Foucault, esta coletânea analisou questões emergentes na atualidade, percorrendo perspectivas distintas. Tais pesquisadores buscaram problematizar …

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Claire Blencowe, Biopolitical authority, objectivity and the groundwork of modern citizenship Journal of Political Power Volume 6, Issue 1, 2013 Special Issue: Special Issue on Authority Further info Authority is a powerful concept for coming to terms with the diversity of power. This article reframes the concept of ‘authority’ and articulates its continued relevance in …

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Michel Foucault: À l’épreuve du pouvoir. Édité par Edouard Jolly, Philippe Sabot, Septentrion Presses Universitaires, mai 2013 Further info Description Tout au long de son œuvre, Michel Foucault n’a cessé d’interroger les formes et les dispositifs de pouvoir qui définissent, dans nos sociétés modernes, les modalités du contrôle social et de la production normative des …

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