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

Daniel Verginelli Galantin, A presença de Georges Bataille no pensamento de Michel Foucault: entre o ser da linguagem, insurreição e atitude crítica, Doispontos, volume 14, número 1, pp. 213-228, abril de 2017 Resumo: Neste artigo propomos uma análise da presença do pensamento de Georges Bataille na obra de Michel Foucault. A partir de certos elementos …

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Teófilo Espada-Brignoni, (2018) Complexity and Ambivalence: The Ethics of Jazz in Sidney Bechet’s and Warren Dodds’s Autobiographies, Jazz Perspectives, Published online: 16 Jul 2018 DOI: 10.1080/17494060.2018.1492243 ABSTRACT During the twentieth century, jazz was at the center of multiple debates about social life and American experience. Jazz music and its performers were framed in both positive and …

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Kerr, R. The role of science in the practice of talent identification: a case study from gymnastics in New Zealand (2018) Sport in Society, pp. 1-15. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2018.1435032 Abstract Talent identification is an example of a practice where ‘scientism threatens to engulf us all.’ Talent identification and development are areas where models …

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Vegter, M.W. Towards precision medicine; a new biomedical cosmology (2018) Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, pp. 1-14. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1007/s11019-018-9828-z Abstract Precision Medicine has become a common label for data-intensive and patient-driven biomedical research. Its intended future is reflected in endeavours such as the Precision Medicine Initiative in the USA. This article addresses …

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Ralph Lamar Turner & Carol Gassaway (2018) Between kudzu and killer apps: Finding human ground between the monoculture of MOOCs and online mechanisms for learning, Educational Philosophy and Theory,Published online: 07 May 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2018.1465816 Abstract Although MOOCs have not lived up to previously breathless predictions of disruption, they have had an outsized influence on university administrators …

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Matthews, M. Counter hegemony in post-compulsory art and design and gallery education, through Sartre and Foucault (2018) Pedagogy, Culture and Society, pp. 1-16. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/14681366.2018.1428220 Abstract Austerity politics in Britain are edging towards compressed learning and teaching identities, driven by competition for resources and normative standards. Policy changes since 2010 have impacted …

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Foucault Studies Number 24, June 2018: Foucauldian Spaces Table of Contents Editorial – Special Issue, Foucauldian Spaces Sverre Raffnsøe Section in collaboration with Foucault Circle Introductory Essay: Foucauldian Spaces Dianna Taylor, Joanna Crosby Articles South Africa as postcolonial heterotopia: The racialized experience of place and space Charles Villet The 2015 Baltimore Protests: Human Capital and …

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Delitz, H. Architectural Modes of Collective Existence: Architectural Sociology as a Comparative Social Theory (2018) Cultural Sociology, 12 (1), pp. 37-57. DOI: 10.1177/1749975517718435 Abstract This article proposes a cross-cultural, comparative architectural sociology as a means of sociological analysis. It also emphasizes the social positivity of architecture. After a short overview of architectural sociology and its …

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Alderton, J., Gifford, S. Teaching mathematics to lower attainers: dilemmas and discourses (2018) Research in Mathematics Education, pp. 1-17. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1080/14794802.2017.1422010 Abstract This article draws on Foucault’s concepts of power and discourse to explore the issues of teaching mathematics to low attainers in primary schools in England. We analyse a data set …

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Koyuncu, Emre, Animals as criminals: Towards a foucauldian analysis of animal trials Parergon, Vol. 35, No. 1, June 2018: [79]-96 Abstract: Scholarship on the early modern practice of animal trials in Europe has grown substantially in the last few decades. After a critical literature review pointing at the shortcomings of positivist approaches and of the …

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