Foucault News

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

Géraldine Mossière (2022). Religious Conversions and New Spiritual Economies. In: Mossière, G. (eds) New Spiritualties and the Cultures of Well-being. In Book Series: Religion, Spirituality and Health: A Social Scientific Approach, vol 6. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-06263-6_4 Abstract In this chapter, I transpose the concept of moral economies into the domain of contemporary spiritualities, building on …

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Ericsson, D. Space technologies and cultural organizations (2022) The Metamorphosis of Cultural and Creative Organizations: Exploring Change from a Spatial Perspective, Edited By Federica De Molli, Marilena Veccopp. 141-154. DOI: 10.4324/9781003134671-10 Abstract In this chapter the ongoing reconfigurations of the cultural and creative sectors, in which the dichotomy between producers and consumers is being repealed, …

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Dussel, I. What Might a Material Turn to Educational Histories Add to the History of Education? Proof-eating the Pudding (2021) In Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah, Thyssen, Geert, Herman, Frederik, Van Gorp, Angelo and Verstraete, Pieter. (Eds) Folds of Past, Present and Future: Reconfiguring Contemporary Histories of Education, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2021. pp. 449-468. DOI: …

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Wu, B. Authenticity and wellbeing in neoliberal times: Imagining alternatives (2021) In Healthy Relationships in Higher Education: Promoting Wellbeing Across Academia, Edited by Narelle Lemon, Routledge, pp. 197-209. DOI: 10.4324/9781003144984-18 Abstract At the centre of the neoliberal endeavour is an idealised self for the governed – the entrepreneurial self. Although touted as free and autonomous, …

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Psychology as Apparatus An Interview with Sam Binkley Interviewed by Derek Hook Chapter In Neoliberalism, Ethics and the Social Responsibility of Psychology. Dialogues at the Edge Edited By Heather Macdonald, Sara Carabbio-Thopsey, David M. Goodman, Routledge, 2022 ABSTRACT In this interview, Sam Binkley, using Michel Foucault’s (2008) constructivist view of neoliberalism. He outlines how subjectivity …

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Jessop, B. State theory (2022) Handbook on Theories of Governance, pp. 77-88. Abstract This chapter reviews some scholarly approaches to governance inspired by different accounts of the state and state power and proposes a new approach based on the strategic-relational approach. It assesses the unproductive distinction between state-centric and society-centric perspectives, evaluates whether a governance-centric …

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Zelinka, J. (2022). Subjects and Subjectivities of the (New) Geopolitics of Knowledge. In: Parreira do Amaral, M., Thompson, C. (eds) Geopolitical Transformations in Higher Education. Educational Governance Research, vol 17. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94415-5_15 Abstract The educational processes worldwide are said to be shaped by neoliberal logic of knowledge-production. In a continuously globalised world, the competition …

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Tracey Potts, Clutter and place (2020) The Routledge Handbook of Place, Edited By Tim Edensor, Ares Kalandides, Uma Kothari, pp. 486-495. DOI: 10.4324/9780429453267-43 Abstract This chapter explores the complex relationship between stuff and place as a way of interrogating the contemporary media obsession with decluttering. While the very idea of place connotes order (as in …

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Frédéric Gros, Foucault, Flaubert, la tentation d’écrire. In Flaubert et le moment théorique (1960-1980), Sous la direction de Pierre-Marc de Biasi, Anne Herschberg Pierrot, CNRS éditions, 2021. Et si Flaubert, dont on fête en 2021 le bicentenaire, n’était né, en réalité, qu’il y a une cinquantaine d’années ? Entre 1960 et 1980, la France traverse une période d’intense …

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Platonism. Ficino to Foucault Editors: Valery Rees, Anna Corrias, Francesca M. Crasta, Laura Follesa, and Guido Giglioni, Brill, 2021. In particular Candiotto, Laura. “Chapter 14 Care of the Self and Politics: Michel Foucault, Heir of a Forgotten Plato?”. In Platonism, (Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2020) doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004437425_016 The sixteen essays in this volume trace the …

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