Foucault News

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

Polan, Dana, Review, H-France Review, Vol. 20 (August 2020), No. 149, pp.1-4. Michel Foucault, Patrice Maniglier, and Dork Zabunyan, Foucault at the Movies, ed. and trans. Clare O’Farrell. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018 First, let’s get the issue of the title out of the way: Michel Foucault, it seems, was in his adult years …

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The Globalization of Space. Foucault and Heterotopia Edited By Mariangela Palladino and John Miller, Routledge, 2015. Book Description The work of Michel Foucault has been influential in the analysis of space in a variety of disciplines, most notably in geography and politics. This collection of essays is the first to focus on what Foucault termed …

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Matthew J. Quinn, Towards a New Civic Bureaucracy. Lessons from Sustainable Development for the Crisis of Governance, Policy Press, 2022 In this timely analysis, Matthew J. Quinn plots a landmark reimagination of governance and public administration, underpinned by sustainable development and civic republicanism. He draws on governance literature and Foucault’s concept of governmentality to demonstrate …

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Mark Murphy, ed. Social Theory and Education Research. Understanding Foucault, Habermas, Bourdieu and Derrida, 2nd edition, Routledge, 2022 Book Description Social Theory and Education Research is an advanced and accessible text that illustrates the diverse ways in which social theories can be applied to educational research methodologies. It provides in-depth overviews of the various theories …

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Gildersleeve, Matthew, Crowden, Andrew. Philosophy of Place. Finding Place and Self in the World (New York: Peter Lang Verlag, 2022 Summary This book discusses the philosophy of place and the implications for understanding ourselves authentically. It sets out to investigate this by providing a review of the phenomenological and humanistic views of place as background …

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FOUCAULT(S) | Jean-François Braunstein, Daniele Lorenzini, Ariane Revel, et al. Éditions de la Sorbonne (2022) TABLE DES MATIÈRES Jean-François Braunstein, Daniele Lorenzini, Ariane Revel et al. Introduction Première partie. Les puissances du langage Étienne Balibar Pensée du dehors ? Foucault avec Blanchot Dominique Lecourt Le sadisme de Michel Foucault Arianna Sforzini Pouvoir risible, pouvoir du …

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Genealogía, crítica y ensayo. Aportes para la historia del presente Compiladoras: Paula Lucía Aguilar, Ana Grondona y Victoria Haidar. Textos de : Mitchell Dean, David Garland, William Walters, Victoria Haidar, Ethan Kleinberg, Joan Wallach Scott, Gary Wilder, Diego Giller, María Pia López, Timothy Mitchell, Ana Grondona Acompañan: Ana Blanco (IIGG-FSOC-UBA), Luciano Nosetto (IIGG-FSOC-UBA) Natalia Romé …

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Pierre Nora : ses années Gallimard, Par Marie Bellan Les Echos, Publié le 23 sept. 2022 Dans son dernier ouvrage à caractère autobiographique, l’historien Pierre Nora revient sur ses années d’universitaire et d’éditeur chez Gallimard, son amitié avec les auteurs qu’il a promus et la gestation, entre autres, de son grand oeuvre : « Les …

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Elisabetta Basso, Young Foucault. The Lille Manuscripts on Psychopathology, Phenomenology, and Anthropology, 1952–1955 Foreword by Bernard E. Harcourt. Translated by Marie Satya McDonough. Columbia University Press, 2022 In the 1950s, long before his ascent to international renown, Michel Foucault published a scant few works. His early writings on psychology, psychopathology, and anthropology have been dismissed …

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Roberto Esposito, Institution Translated by Zakiya Hanafi, Polity Press, 2022. Offer Details: To get 20% off this title, go to http://www.politybooks.com and use code PPBK1 at checkout. Applies to paperback edition only. Offer expires 31 December 2022. The pandemic has brought into sharp relief the fundamental relationship between institution and human life: at the very …

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