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Foucault Studies is pleased to announce the publication of issue 16

A Special Issue on Foucault and Feminism
guest edited by Cressida J. Heyes

Issue 16 also includes:

3 original articles on the topics of:
Foucault’s reading of Nietzsche’s notion of power
Foucault, Althusser and the Marxist tradition
Stultitia and patient education.

10 book reviews

a translation of Michel Senellart’s article “Machiavelli Facing the Challenge of Gouvernementalité.”


Foucault Studies is an electronic, open access, peer reviewed, international journal that provides a forum for scholarship engaging the intellectual legacy of Michel Foucault, interpreted in the broadest possible terms. We welcome submissions ranging from theoretical explications of Foucault’s work and texts to interdisciplinary engagements across various fields, to empirical studies of contemporary phenomena using Foucaultian.

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Number 16: September 2013: Foucault and Feminism

Table of Contents

Sverre Raffnsøe, Alain Beaulieu, Sam Binkley, Patricia Clough, Sven Opitz, Jyoti Puri, Jens Erik Kristensen, Alan Rosenberg, Marius Gudmand-Høyer & Ditte Vilstrup Holm

Special Issue on Foucault and Feminism

Foucault Studies Special Issue: Foucault and Feminism, September 2013
        Cressida J. Heyes

Feminism, Foucault and the Critique of Reason: Re-reading the History of Madness
Amy Allen

Feminism and Neoliberal Governmentality
        Johanna Oksala

Post-liberation Feminism and Practices of Freedom
        Ladelle McWhorter

Queer Feminism: Cultivating Ethical Practices of Freedom
        Jana Sawicki

Resisting the Subject: A Feminist-Foucauldian Approach to Cfountering Sexual Violence
        Dianna Taylor


Machiavelli Facing the Challenge of Gouvernementalité
        Michel Senellart


Force and Knowledge: Foucault’s Reading of Nietzsche
        Kojiro Fujita

Foucault and Althusser: Epistemological Differences with Political Effects
        Andrew Ryder

Stultitia and Type 2 Diabetes: The Madness of Not Wanting to Care for the Self
        Anders Kruse Ljungdalh



Colin Koopman (ed.), “Special issue: Foucault across the disciplines,” History of Human Sciences, vol. 24. no. 4, October (2011)
        Michael Solda

Éric Alliez and Andrew Goffey (eds.), The Guattari Effect (London & New York: Continuum, 2011)
        Jonathan Fardy

Krzysztof Michalski, The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Thought (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012)
        Apple Zefelius Igrek

Philippe Chevalier, Michel Foucault et le christianisme (Lyon: ENS Éditions, 2011)
        Michael Maidan

Saba Mahmood, Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011)
        Michele Spanò

David L. Hildebrand, Dewey: A Beginner’s Guide (Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2008)
        Kathleen Cole

Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, Human Nature: Justice vs Power, The Chomsky-Foucault Debate, edited by Fons Elders (London: Souvenir Press, 2011)
        Asger Sørensen

Ian Marsh, Suicide: Foucault, History and Truth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010)
         Daniel R. Mistich

David Pettigrew & Francois Raffoul (eds.), French Interpretations of Heidegger: An Exceptional Reception (State University of New York Press, 2008) & Isabelle Garo, Foucault, Deleuze, Althusser et Marx – La politique dans la philosophie (Demopolis, 2011)
            Andrew Ryder

John M. Cooper, Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012)
        Joel Alden Schlosser

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