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

Harsin, Jayson. “Post-Truth and Critical Communication Studies.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. 20 Dec. 2018 https://oxfordre.com/communication/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.001.0001/acrefore-9780190228613-e-757. Summary While the periodizing concept “post-truth” (PT) initially appeared in the United States as a key word of popular politics in the form “post-truth politics” or “post-truth society,” it quickly appeared in many languages. It is now the object …

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Gunn, A. Foucauldian Discourse Analysis and Early Childhood Education. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Published online: 23 May 2019 Summary Formal early childhood education is a relatively modern institution to which increasing numbers of children are routinely exposed. Since the modern invention of childhood, the early childhood years have been increasingly established as a site …

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Baker, B., & O’Farrell, C. (2021, February 23). Curriculum influences: William James and Michel Foucault. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1093 Editor: I’m really pleased to see this out after a long wait! Email me if you would like a copy and can’t get through the paywall Summary William James …

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Rutherford, S. (2017). Environmentality and Green Governmentality. In International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology (eds D. Richardson, N. Castree, M.F. Goodchild, A. Kobayashi, W. Liu and R.A. Marston). Wiley doi:10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg0111 Abstract Environmentality, or green governmentality, offers a way of thinking about how power works through the construction of the environment, its …

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Valdivia, Gabriela , “Eco-Governmentality” , in The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology ed. Tom Perreault , Gavin Bridge and James McCarthy (Abingdon: Routledge, 17 Jun 2015 ), accessed 19 Dec 2019 , Routledge Handbooks Online. Abstract “Eco-governmentality” is a Foucaultian-inspired power analytic that political ecologists use to examine nature–society relationships. Since its early days, political ecologists have used Marxist-inspired critique to explain environmental domination and oppression (Watts 1983; Blaikie and Brookfield 1987; …

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Mark Kelly, Michel Foucault: Political Thought, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The work of twentieth-century French philosopher Michel Foucault has increasingly influenced the study of politics. This influence has mainly been via concepts he developed in particular historical studies that have been taken up as analytical tools; “governmentality” and ”biopower” are the most prominent of these. …

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Mark Kelly, Michel Foucault’s Political Thought, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2013 The work of twentieth-century French philosopher Michel Foucault has increasingly influenced the study of politics. This influence has mainly been via concepts he developed in particular historical studies that have been taken up as analytical tools; “governmentality” and ”biopower” are the most prominent of …

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Fryer D., Duckett P.: Publishing, Overview. In: Teo T. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. Further info Introduction Within the discipline of psychology publishing is widely positioned as ‘a good thing’. Within the discourse currently dominant, publication in ‘peer reviewed’ journals (publication of and in books is less favoured in …

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Clare O’Farrell, Foucault’s Thought, In Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Edited by Byron Kaldis. London: Sage, 2013 1200 pages Publisher’s page First paragraph of entry Michel Foucault was a French philosopher and historian of ideas who was born in Poitiers in France in 1926 and died in Paris in 1984. Since his death …

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