Foucault News

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

Denise Mifsud, Professional Identities in Initial Teacher Education – The Narratives and Questions of Teacher Agency, Palgrave Macmillan,2018 discount flyer This book explores the perception, construction and performance of professional identities in initial teacher education (ITE). Drawn from a collection of narrative data from postgraduate students, the author explores these topics through school placement, career …

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Sivenbring, J. Making Sense and Use of Assessments (2018) Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, pp. 1-12. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/00313831.2018.1434827 Abstract The present article is concerned with how Swedish students in the last year of comprehensive school make sense and use of educational assessments of their school performance. Based on interviews with 28 students …

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Patricio Lepe-Carrión, Educación, racismo cultural y seguridad nacional: la escuela intercultural en contextos de violencia, Educação e Pesquisa, vol.44 São Paulo 2018 Epub 16-Abr-2018 DOI:10.1590/s1678-4634201844174819 Open access Education, cultural racism and national security: the intercultural school in contexts of violence RESUMEN El artículo recoge conclusiones parciales de un proyecto en curso, financiado por Fondecyt (nº11140804) …

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Talcott, Samuel. (2017). The Education of Philosophy: From Canguilhem and The Teaching of Philosophy to Foucault’s Discipline and Punish, Philosophy Today, Volume 61, Issue 3 (Summer 2017). doi: 10.5840/philtoday2017918168 Abstract: This paper questions the widespread assumption that education can and should mold students to socially desirable ends. It proceeds by sketching an important part of …

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Henderson, J. Post-critical writing praxis as a qualitative researcher (2018) International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, pp. 1-10. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/09518398.2017.1422292 Abstract The intention of this paper is to unsettle our habits of scholarly writing and reading, from within the grids of intelligibility of Western, rationalist materiality, so as to make visible …

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Antti Saari, Emotionalities of rule in pedagogical mindfulness literature, Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, 15:2, 141-154. DOI: 10.1080/14766086.2017.1359796 Abstract Since the turn of the millennium, mindfulness discourses have penetrated various areas of governing health, well-being, and happiness. A recent sub-genre of popular mindfulness literature is teaching and parenting. This sub-genre includes technologies of the self that …

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Zembylas, M. Affect and counter-conduct: cultivating action for social change in human rights education (2017) Discourse, pp. 1-13. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2017.1300573 Abstract This paper explores the entanglement between two partially connected concerns that offer the potential to animate current discussions on human rights teaching and learning: ‘affect’ and ‘counter-conduct’. Both terms are at …

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Smith, R. The emergence of the quantified child (2017) Discourse, 38 (5), pp. 701-712. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2015.1136269 Abstract Using document analysis, this paper examines the historical emergence of the quantified child, revealing how the collection and use of data has become normalized through legitimizing discourses. First, following in the traditions of Foucault’s genealogy and studies examining …

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Lloro-Bidart, T. Neoliberal and disciplinary environmentality and ‘sustainable seafood’ consumption: storying environmentally responsible action (2017) Environmental Education Research, 23 (8), pp. 1182-1199. DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2015.1105198 Abstract This article invokes a neoliberal and disciplinary governmentality lens in a political ecology of education framework to analyze educational programming at Long Beach, California’s Aquarium of the Pacific. I begin …

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Hughes, A., Laura, R. The contribution of Aboriginal epistemologies to mathematics education in Australia: Exploring the silences (2017) Educational Philosophy and Theory, pp. 1-11. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2017.1359782 Abstract Epistemology is a conceptual template for how we think about the world, and the study of how we come to know the world around us. …

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