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fs-19New issue
Foucault Studies
Number 19: Disability

Foucault Studies is an open access journal and full PDFs of the articles can be found on the website.

Table of Contents

Sverre Raffnsøe, Alain Beaulieu, Sam Binkley, Barbara Cruikshank, Knut Ove Eliassen, Marius Gudmand-Høyer, Johanna Oksala, Sven Opitz, Jyoti Puri, Jens Erik Kristensen, Alan Rosenberg, Jeppe Groot

This issue includes:

Special Issue: New Work on Foucault and Disability

New Work on Foucault and Disability: An Introductory Note
Shelley Tremain 4-6

This Is What a Historicist and Relativist Feminist Philosophy of Disability Looks Like
Shelley Tremain 7-42

Desiring Disability Differently: Neoliberalism, Heterotopic Imagination and Intra-corporeal Reconfigurations
Kelly Fritsch 43-66

Genealogies of Disability in Global Governance: A Foucauldian Critique of Disability and Development
Xuan-Thuy Nguyen 67-83

Neoliberalism and Disability: The Possibilities and Limitations of a Foucauldian Critique
Scott Yates 84-107

Historical Epistemology as Disability Studies Methodology: From the Models Framework to Foucault’s Archaeology of Cure
Aimi Hamraie 108-134


Foucault on Ethics and Subjectivity: ‘Care of the Self’ and ‘Aesthetics of Existence’
Daniel Smith 135-150

State Racism and the Paradox of Biopower
Elisa Fiaccadori 151-171

Political Technique, the Conflict of Umori, and Foucault’s Reading of Machiavelli in Sécurité, Territoire, Population
Sean Erwin 172-190

Alea Capta Est: Foucault’s Dispositif and Capturing Chance
Nick Hardy 191-216


Standing Vigil for the Day to Come
Elise Woodard, Robert Harvey 217-223


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