Foucault News

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

Patrick Gamez, Did Foucault do Ethics? The “Ethical Turn,” Neoliberalism, and the Problem of Truth, Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy – Revue de la philosophie française et de langue française, Vol XXVI, No 1 (2018) pp 107-133 DOI 10.5195/jffp.2018.818 Open access Abstract This paper argues against a common misunderstanding of Foucault’s work. Even after …

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Gormley, K. Neoliberalism and the discursive construction of ‘creativity’ (2018) Critical Studies in Education, pp. 1-16. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/17508487.2018.1459762 Abstract This paper resists normative definitions of ‘creativity’ to argue that the concept is constructed by neoliberal discourses in education policy. The analysis is firstly centred on the Australian context, and this is further …

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McGlashan, H., Fitzpatrick, K. ‘I use any pronouns, and I’m questioning everything else’: transgender youth and the issue of gender pronouns (2018) Sex Education, pp. 1-14. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2017.1419949 Abstract The nature of sex/ualities, genders and schooling has changed considerably over the last 20 years, with global political, social and cultural shifts bringing …

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The Quietus | Features | Craft/Work | Into The Voids: Traversing The Work Of Raymond Depardon, December 2017 Editor’s note: old news Extract At the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson in Paris, Adam Scovell explores one of the most important European post-war photographers still working today. […] Depardon captures institutes with a rare eye; the faces …

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