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

materiali foucaultiani volume VII, number 13-14 (January-December 2018) TABLE OF CONTENTS Il cantiere archeologico e la questione della critica (pp. 4-8) Laura Cremonesi, Orazio Irrera, Daniele Lorenzini, Martina Tazzioli The final Foucault and Education Introduction. The final Foucault and Education (pp. 9-27) Roberto Serpieri, Emiliano Grimaldi, Stephen J. Ball Foucault and Neoliberalism. A response to …

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Barry, Laurence & Fisher, Eran. Digital audiences and the deconstruction of the collective, Subjectivity (2019) 12: 210. DOI: 10.1057/s41286-019-00073-w Abstract This paper aims at characterizing the change that occurred in audience conception with the advent of big data technologies. We argue that a good place to analyze this change is in the marketing techniques geared …

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Archeologia filosofica è il nome di questa nuova collana, diretta da Alessandro Baccarin e Paolo Vernaglione Berardi, [Laboratorio archeologia filosofica] e dedicata a temi, autori e problemi di solito relegati in una zona difficilmente accessibile del pensiero. Scopriamo invece che il “senso comune” dei discorsi e dei “valori” è intessuto di saperi esclusi dalla “cultura” …

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Knauft, B.M. Self-possessed and Self-governed: Transcendent Spirituality in Tibetan Tantric Buddhism (2019) Ethnos, 84 (4), pp. 557-587. DOI: 10.1080/00141844.2017.1313289 Abstract Among Tibetan Buddhist tantric practitioners, including in the U.S., visualisation and incorporation of mandala deities imparts a parallel world against which conventional reality is considered impermanent and afflicted. Tantric adepts aspire through meditation, visualisation, and …

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Tafon, R., Saunders, F., Gilek, M. Re-reading marine spatial planning through Foucault, Haugaard and others: an analysis of domination, empowerment and freedom (2019) Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 21 (6), pp. 754-768. DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2019.1673155 Open access Abstract Marine spatial planning (MSP) has emerged as a radical approach to achieving sustainable development objectives at sea. …

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Connor J Cavanagh, Political ecologies of biopower: diversity, debates, and new frontiers of inquiry, Journal of Political Ecology, Vol 25, No 1 (2018) DOI: https://doi.org/10.2458/v25i1.23047 Open access Abstract This article reviews recent literature on the political ecologies of conservation and environmental change mitigation, highlighting the biopolitical stakes of many writings in this field. Although a …

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Methmann, Chris. “The Sky Is the Limit: Global Warming as Global Governmentality.” European Journal of International Relations 19, no. 1 (March 2013): 69–91. doi:10.1177/1354066111415300. Open access Abstract The concept of governmentality has gained significant influence among scholars of International Relations. Recently, however, there is a growing literature engaging critically with the notion of a global …

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Horton, Paul School bullying and bare life: Challenging the state of exception EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY, Volume: 51 Issue: 14 Pages: 1444-1453 DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2018.1557043 Despite a vast amount of research into school bullying and the widespread implementation of anti-bullying policies and programs, large numbers of students continue to report that they are routinely subjected to …

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de Bilbao Fabienne, « Le diagnostic comme symptôme », Cliniques méditerranéennes, 2019/2 (n° 100), p. 103-115. DOI : 10.3917/cm.100.0103 La maladie d’Alzheimer est une maladie organique : tel est le dogme positiviste actuellement dominant. Cependant, le manque de fiabilité du diagnostic et les échecs répétés à trouver des traitements efficaces incitent à remettre en question …

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Zhao, W. ‘Observation’ as China’s civic education pedagogy and governance: an historical perspective and a dialogue with Michel Foucault, Discourse Volume 40, Issue 6, 2 November 2019, Pages 789-802 DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2017.1404444 Abstract This paper examines China’s civic education discourses from a historical and cross-cultural perspective. It unpacks observation as a political–cultural–spatial pedagogy, underpinning Confucius’ educational …

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