Foucault News

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

Leib, R.S. Goffman and Foucault: Framing the micro-physics of power (2022) The Routledge International Handbook of Goffman Studies Edited By Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Greg Smithpp, Routledge, 349-360. DOI: 10.4324/9781003160861-33 Abstract The works of Erving Goffman and Michel Foucault are theoretically and practically complementary in many ways. First, I review areas of overlap between Goffman and …

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Deirdre McGowan, Foucault and the Limits of Identity Rights In Marshall, J. (Ed.). Personal identity and the European court of human rights. Routledge (2022). Introduction […] Foucault does not deny the materiality of human existence, but he does challenge the notion that it has a fixed essence to which specific identities or characteristics can be …

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Wright, L. Erin’s sons and decent daughters: The biopolitics of rural masculinities in Patrick Kavanagh’s Tarry Flynn (1948) In Aida Rosende-Pérez, Rubén Jarazo-Álvarez (eds.) The Cultural Politics of In/Difference: Irish Texts and Contexts, Peter Lang (2022) pp. 28-47. Abstract In the years leading up to the foundation of the Irish Republic and the Irish Constitution …

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Jane Tynan, Chapter 11. Michel Foucault. Fashioning the Body Politic. In Agnès Rocamora and Anneke Smelik (eds), Thinking through Fashion A Guide to Key Theorists, I.B. Tauris, 2016, pp. 184-199 (Bloomsbury Collections) Chapter DOI10.5040/9780755694785.ch-011 Introduction The French historian and philosopher Michel Foucault (1926–1984) has profoundly impacted disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. For Foucault, …

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Christensen, G. Ethical Reflections On Ethnographic Exposure Of Exclusion in PBL-Group Learning (2021) in Fox, A., Busher, H., & Capewell, C. (Eds.). (2021). Thinking Critically and Ethically About Research for Education: Engaging with Voice and Empowerment in International Contexts (1st ed.). Routledge., pp. 107-119. DOI: 10.4324/9781003094722-9 Abstract This chapter will address ethnographic exposure of exclusion …

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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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