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

Impressões de Foucault: Entrevista com Roberto Machado Sociologia & Antropologia. 7 (1) • Jan-Abr 2017 • https://doi.org/10.1590/2238-38752017v711 Open access Resumo Nesta entrevista sobre Michel Foucault, Roberto Machado aborda sua atualidade e seu impacto nas ciências humanas; os tipos de estudo que caracterizam diferentes momentos de sua trajetória intelectual; as singularidades de seu pensamento – o …

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Foucault/Benjamin: storia, violenza, soggettivazione a cura di Valentina Moro materiali foucaultiani, volume IX, numero 17-18 (gennaio-dicembre 2020) (Backdated) Open access SOMMARIO Foucault/Benjamin: storia, violenza, soggettivazione a cura di Valentina Moro Introduzione : Foucault/Benjamin. Genealogie et costellazioni concettuali (pp. 5-11) Valentina Moro Politicità e impoliticità del comune. Pensiero della comunità e filosofia della storia in Benjamin …

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Alekseeva-Karnevali, O.A. India’s Strategic Culture: In Search of a Systemic Element (2022) Russia in Global Affairs, 20 (3), pp. 134-156. DOI: 10.31278/1810-6374-2022-20-3-134-156 Abstract India is emerging as a global power, but its strategic culture remains largely understudied. Expert literature calls into question the very existence of India’s own “systemic” strategic thinking. The article probes into …

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Mark Haugaard (2022): Foucault and Power: A Critique and Retheorization, Critical Review, DOI: 10.1080/08913811.2022.2133803 Abstract From the perspective of sociological theory, Foucault’s concepts of power, power-knowledge, and discipline are one-sided. While Foucault contends that there is no center of power, his account of power remains top-down or structural, missing the interactive and enabling aspects of …

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Anton Lee, “Photography, Multiplicity, Promiscuity: Michel Foucault and Walter Benjamin,” Published in 2022 in a backdated volume (2020) of Materiali Foucaultiani, volume IX, numero 17-18 (gennaio-dicembre 2020) This paper investigates the multiplicity of the photographic image theorized by Michel Foucault and Walter Benjamin in their respective writings on photography. To do so entails a set …

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Jonasson, K., Eriksson, J. Sovereign Surfing in the Society of Control: The Parkour Chase in Casino Royale as a Staging of Social Change (2022) Social Sciences, 11 (8), art. no. 357 DOI: 10.3390/socsci11080357 Abstract In “Postscript on Societies of Control”, French philosopher Gilles Deleuze proclaimed that “Everywhere surfing has replaced the older sports”. By this, …

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Gullette, M. M. (2022). Reflections on the Turn to Ageism in Contemporary Cultural Discourse. Theory, Culture & Society https://doi.org/10.1177/02632764221113732 Abstract Distinguished gerontologists, ‘guardians of later life’ who had long kept age and ageism at the heart of their work, were asked by the author why the turn to ageism had not been able to raise …

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Foucault, M. (2022). Linguistics and Social Sciences. Theory, Culture & Society, First published online June 20, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1177/02632764221091549 Abstract Written with the suppression of the Tunisian students by their own government in view, Michel Foucault’s March 1968 ‘Linguistics and Social Sciences’ opens up a new horizon of historical inquiry and epitomises Foucault’s abiding interest in …

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Younès Ahouga, « L’Organisation internationale pour les migrations et la surveillance des populations de déplacés du Sud », Revue européenne des migrations internationales, , vol. 38 – n°3 et 4 | 2022, DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/remi.21420 Resumé L’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) prône l’usage des données pour stabiliser les populations de déplacés du Sud. Durant …

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Fay, W. Neoliberalism and Radical Rights: On the Work and Theory of Law and Organising (2022) International Journal for the Semiotics of Law DOI: 10.1007/s11196-022-09931-4 Abstract This article aims to contribute to scholarship regarding the critique of rights through the examination of the role of rights discourse in the furtherance of what is generally termed …

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