Foucault News

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

Daniel Zamora : « La résistance chez Foucault ne prend plus vraiment le visage de la lutte des classes » Par Kévin “L’impertinent” Boucaud-Victoire Le 5 Septembre 2019, Le Comptoir English translation in Jacobin Dans « Le dernier homme et la fin de la révolution : Foucault après Mai 68 » (Lux, 2019), co-écrit avec Mitchell Dean, Daniel Zamora …

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Kakuk P. (ed) Bioethics and Biopolitics. Advancing Global Bioethics, vol 8. Springer, Cham, 2017 This volume links three different theoretical approaches that have a common focus on the relationship between biopolitics and bioethics. This collection of papers can be categorized into different domains that are representative of the contemporary usage of biopolitics as a concept. …

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Herausgeber: Gerhards, Helene, Braun, Kathrin (Hrsg.), Biopolitiken – Regierungen des Lebens heute, Springer, 2019 Includes 2 chapters in English ​Das Buch versammelt konstruktivistische Perspektiven auf das Konzept „Biopolitik“. Dadurch werden die Analysepotentiale für aktuelle Phänomene, die den Zusammenhang zwischen dem Leben und dem Lebendigen und der Regierbarmachung betreffen, ausgelotet. Im Fokus stehen die Strategien und …

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Call for chapters: Autoethnography and self-study as education research methods: Continuing debates and contemporary applications Edited by Deborah L. Mulligan, Emilio A. Anteliz and Patrick Alan Danaher FOCUS AND RATIONALE There is recurring and increasing scholarly interest in the ethical and methodological possibilities of autoethnography and self-study as research methods in education (understood broadly and …

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Nancy Luxon, Editor, Archives of Infamy. Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens, University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Translated by Thomas Scott-Railton Expanding the insights of Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault’s Disorderly Families into policing, public order, (in)justice, and daily life What might it mean for ordinary people to intervene in the …

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Niesche R., Gowlett C. (2019) Social, Critical and Political Theories for Educational Leadership. Series: Educational Leadership Theory. Springer, Singapore This book makes the case for the continued and expanded use of social, critical and political theories in the field of educational leadership. It helps readers understand educational leadership by introducing them to a wide variety …

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Leonard Lawlor, From Violence to Speaking Out. Apocalypse and Expression in Foucault, Derrida and Deleuze, Edinburgh University Press, 2019 Review by Jeffrey A. Bell Develops the Derridean idea of the worst violence and creates new ways of speaking out against it Leonard Lawlor’s groundbreaking book draws from a career-long exploration of the French philosophy of …

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Nadia Bou Ali, Rohit Goel (eds). Lacan Contra Foucault. Subjectivity, Sex, and Politics, Bloomsbury Review at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews Lacan Contra Foucault seeks to ground the divergences and confluences between these two key thinkers in relation to contemporary philosophy and criticism. Specifically the topics of sexuality, the theory of the subject, history and historicism, …

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Jemma Tosh, Psychology and Gender Dysphoria. Feminist and Transgender Perspectives, Routledge, 2105 Description Psychiatry and psychology have a long and highly debated history in relation to gender. In particular, they have attracted criticism for policing the boundaries of ‘normal’ gender expression through gender identity diagnoses, such as transvestism, transsexualism, gender identity disorder and gender dysphoria. …

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