Foucault News

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

Un essai relance la querelle sur Foucault et le néolibéralisme, Entretien avec Daniel Zamora et Mitchell Dean par Mathieu Dejean, Les inrockuptibles, 22 août 2019 Cet article est réservé aux abonnés Les sociologues Mitchell Dean et Daniel Zamora poursuivent le débat sur Michel Foucault et le néolibéralisme dans un essai critique, “Le dernier homme et …

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How Michel Foucault Got Neoliberalism So Wrong, An Interview With Daniel Zamora. Interview by Kévin Boucaud-Victoire. Translation By Seth Ackerman, Jacobin, 09.06.2019 In the emerging neoliberalism of the 1970s, Michel Foucault saw the promise of a new social order, more open to individual autonomy and experimental ways of living. That’s not how things turned out. …

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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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Nicholas de Villiers. Porno Cultures Podcast, July 10, 2019. Interview with Brandon Arroyo. facebook.com/AcademicSex When we think about the rhetoric around sex workers it’s often easier to hear or read opinions advocating for the abolishment of sex work coming from politicians or “concerned citizens” who are not sex workers, or have never bothered to speak …

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Niko Besnier, Susan Brownell, Thomas F. Carter, The Anthropology of Sport. Bodies, Borders, Biopolitics, University of California Press, 2017 Few activities bring together physicality, emotions, politics, money, and morality as dramatically as sport. In Brazil’s stadiums or China’s parks, on Cuba’s baseball diamonds or Fiji’s rugby fields, human beings test their physical limits, invest emotional …

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Gobby, B., Niesche, R. Community empowerment? School autonomy, school boards and depoliticising governance (2019) Australian Educational Researcher, 46 (3), pp. 565-582. DOI: 10.1007/s13384-019-00303-9 Abstract The public education systems of many countries have undergone governance reforms involving administrative decentralisation, corporatisation and community ‘empowerment’. In this paper, we examine the significance of local participation and partnerships in …

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Interview with Shelley Tremain by Dave O’Brien on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability, University of Michigan Press 2017 September 11, 2018 Podcast, New Books Network How should we understand disability? In Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability (University of Michigan Press, 2017), Dr. Shelley Tremain explores this complex question from the perspective of feminist …

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Philosophy As Interdisciplinary Intensity – An Interview With Giorgio Agamben (Antonio Gnolio/Ido Govrin) – RELIGIOUS THEORY Feb 5 2017 The following is an interview with the famed Continental philosopher Giorgio Agamben conducted by journalist Antonio Gnolio. Originally published in La Repubblica on May 15, 2016.  the interview is translated from the Italian by Ido Govrin, whose bio is given …

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