Foucault News

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

Keck, C.S. Radical educations in subjectivity: the convergence of psychotherapy, mysticism and Foucault’s ‘politics of ourselves’ (2019) Ethics and Education, 14 (1), pp. 102-115. DOI: 10.1080/17449642.2018.1554789 Abstract Foucault’s invitation to the subject is to become free of themselves by learning to think differently. Such a project has as its goal the mastery of the self, …

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Ippolito, J. Reading Interventionist Research in Two Urban Elementary Schools Through a Discursive Lens (2018) Urban Education, 53 (10), pp. 1265-1290. DOI: 10.1177/0042085915613550 Abstract In this study, I reframe the debate on minority parents and their children’s educators by moving beyond concerns around student academic achievement and toward the quality of relationships among adult stakeholders. …

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Hunkin, E. If not quality, then what? The discursive risks in early childhood quality reform (2018) Discourse, pp. 1-13. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2018.1453780 Abstract This paper reports on the findings of a genealogical study and argues that the global discourse of quality in early childhood education and care (ECEC) is based on a number …

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El discurso intercultural como Campo de Disputa: ‘Terrorismo Mapuche’ Y Dispositivo Pedagógico De Etnicidad Autor: LEPE-CARRION, Patricio , Revista Historia y Justicia ISSN 0719-4153 revista.historiayjusticia.org N°11 – Santiago de Chile, octubre 2018, p. 315-347 Available academia.edu Palabras clave: Chile, educación, interculturalidad, mapuche, Post-dictadura, terrorismo En postdictadura, un nuevo escenario ha puesto en funcionamiento un discurso …

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Mayes, E. Student voice in an age of ‘security’? (2018) Critical Studies in Education, pp. 1-18. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/17508487.2018.1455721 Abstract As student voice has become popularised as a school reform strategy, it has been critiqued as another instrumental strategy that schools may use to govern students’ speech, bodies and subjectivities. What necessitates further …

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Ingrey, J. Problematizing the cisgendering of school washroom space: interrogating the politics of recognition of transgender and gender non-conforming youth (2018) Gender and Education, pp. 1-16. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/09540253.2018.1483492 Abstract This paper examines how transgender and gender non-conforming youth are represented and shaped as specific subjects vis-à-vis the cisgendered problematics of the washroom …

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Valentim, I.V.L. Between Academic Pimping and Moral Harassment in Higher Education: an Autoethnography in a Brazilian Public University (2018) Journal of Academic Ethics, 16 (2), pp. 151-171. DOI: 10.1007/s10805-018-9300-y Abstract It is shocking to notice that universities still research few of what daily happens inside their walls. Even though knowledge amount to just a small …

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Holloway, J., Keddie, A. ‘Make money, get money’: how two autonomous schools have commercialised their services (2018) Discourse, pp. 1-13. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2018.1451305 Abstract Using the stories of two autonomous public schools in Australia, this paper demonstrates how commercialisation can simultaneously position schools as both consumer and for-profit producer. Drawing on Foucault’s articulation …

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Powell, D. Governing the (un)healthy child-consumer in the age of the childhood obesity crisis (2018) Sport, Education and Society, 23 (4), pp. 297-310. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2016.1192530 Abstract In recent years, multinational food and drink corporations and their marketing practices have been blamed for the global childhood obesity ‘crisis’. Unsurprisingly, these corporations have been quick to refute …

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Hickey, C., Mooney, A. Challenging the pervasiveness of hypermasculinity and heteronormativity in an all-boys’ school (2018) Australian Educational Researcher, 45 (2), pp. 237-253. DOI: 10.1007/s13384-017-0249-4 Abstract There is a rich, albeit chequered, history around single-sex schooling providing an educational option for nurturing the particular educational interests and needs of boys. While all-boys’ schools continue to …

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