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

Niesche, R. (2022). The Archaeology of Educational Leadership as an Enunciative Field. In: English, F.W. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Educational Leadership and Management Discourse. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-99097-8_4 Abstract This chapter explores the notions of archaeology and discourse as central aspects of Michel Foucault’s method and considers how these concepts can be used to …

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Leclercq-Vandelannoitte, Aurélie, ‘Foucault and Phenomenology, a Tense and Complex Relationship: From Anti-Phenomenology to Post-Phenomenology’, in François-Xavier de Vaujany, Jeremy Aroles, and Mar Pérezts (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenologies and Organization Studies, Oxford Handbooks (2023; online edn, Oxford Academic, 26 Jan. 2023), https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780192865755.013.13 Abstract In line with observers that have recently reconsidered the relationship between …

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Refsum, C. Event: Or, How Foucault Used Baudelaire to Enlighten Kant In Bruce Barnhart, Marit Grøtta (eds) Temporal Experiments: Seven Ways of Configuring Time in Art and Literature, (2022) pp. 15-30. DOI: 10.4324/9781003328599-3 Abstract This chapter explores the notion of the event through a discussion of Michel Foucault’s critical view of the enlightenment as an …

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Grinberg, S. Between Responsibility and “Responsibilization”: The Everyday Making of School in Buenos Aires Slums In S. Nombuso Dlamini, Angela Stienen (Eds.), Spatialized Injustice in the Contemporary City Protesting as Public Pedagogy, Routledge, 2022 Abstract On the basis of field work conducted in the periphery of the Buenos Aires metropolitan area, this chapter discusses some …

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Shmidt, V. (2023). Vitalist Arguments in the Struggle for Human (Im)Perfection: The Debate Between Biologists and Theologians in the 1960s–1980s. In: Donohue, C., Wolfe, C.T. (eds) Vitalism and Its Legacy in Twentieth Century Life Sciences and Philosophy. History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences, vol 29. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-12604-8_12 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-12604-8_12 Open access Abstract …

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Määttä, S.K. Discourse and ideology in French thought until Foucault and Pecheux. In Määttä, Simo K. and Hall, Marika K. Mapping Ideology in Discourse Studies. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781501513602 DOI: 10.1515/9781501513602-002 Abstract Since many, if not most, of the early sources of critical approaches to discourse and ideology come from France, the …

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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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