Foucault News

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

LaMothe, R. Pebbles in the Shoe: Acts of Compassion as Subversion in a Market Society (2019) Pastoral Psychology, 68 (3), pp. 285-301. DOI: 10.1007/s11089-018-0833-1 Abstract This article considers how compassion can be subversive to political-economic orders, whether these orders are found in church or society. Compassion is explained in terms of John Macmurray’s and Alex …

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Son, K.-M. The making of the neoliberal subject: Response to Whyte (2019) Political Theory, 47 (2), pp. 185-193. DOI: 10.1177/0090591718774572 Abstract In her recent essay, Jessica Whyte has challenged the tendency to repurpose Friedrich Hayek’s thought for a progressive and participatory politics. Objecting to such thinkers as Michel Foucault and William Connolly who find inspiration …

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Sundal, H., Petersen, K.A., Boge, J. Exclusion and inclusion of parents of hospitalized children in Norway in the period 1877–2017 (2019) BMC Nursing, 18 (1), art. no. 6. Open access DOI: 10.1186/s12912-019-0330-6 Abstract Background: Today, Norwegian parents have the right to stay with their children when they are in hospital. This right is relatively new. …

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Rowe, E., Lubienski, C., Skourdoumbis, A., Gerrard, J., Hursh, D. Templates, typologies and typifications: neoliberalism as keyword (2019) Discourse, 40 (2), pp. 150-161. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2019.1569875 Abstract Neoliberalism as a concept, ideology, or theoretical lens has emerged in the last couple of decades as a monolithic presence in education research, and the social sciences more broadly. …

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Cseke, Á. (2019). Au sujet de l’édition de Michel Foucault, Le courage de la vérité. Quelques remarques du traducteur hongrois. Le Foucaldien, 5(1), 2. DOI: 10.16995/lefou.58 Open access. Article in French Abstract This article examines the text edition of the last course that Michel Foucault delivered at the Collège de France before his death in …

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Vladislav Suvák (2019) Patočka and Foucault: Taking Care of the Soul and Taking Care of the Self, Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 50:1, 19-36, DOI: 10.1080/00071773.2018.1495402 ABSTRACT The paper deals with Jan Patočka’s and Michel Foucault’s influential interpretations of the ancient Greek approach to care (epimeleia). At first sight, it might seem that …

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Michel Foucault: Um pensamento em movimento, Revista de filosofia Aurora, V. 31, N. 52 (2019) SUMÁRIO Editorial Léo Peruzzo Júnior, Cesar Candiotto, Antonio Valverde DOSSIÊ De Foucault à Butler, en passant par Sartre : l’impossibilité du « nous » ? Philippe Sabot Crítica e coalizão: repensar a resistência com Foucault e Butler André Duarte, Maria …

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Havertz, R. Right-Wing Populism and Neoliberalism in Germany: The AfD’s Embrace of Ordoliberalism (2019) New Political Economy, 24 (3), pp. 385-403. DOI: 10.1080/13563467.2018.1484715 Abstract This article analyses the ambiguous relation between right-wing populism and neoliberalism in Germany. It concentrates on the connections between and convergence of right-wing populism and ordoliberalism, a specific type of neoliberalism …

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Whyte, J. The invisible hand of Friedrich Hayek: Submission and spontaneous order (2019) Political Theory, 47 (2), pp. 156-184. DOI: 10.1177/0090591717737064 Abstract Friedrich Hayek’s account of “spontaneous order” has generated increasing interest in recent decades. His argument for the superiority of the market in distributing knowledge without the need for central oversight has appealed to …

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Harwood, V., Murray, N. Strategic discourse production and parent involvement: including parent knowledge and practices in the Lead My Learning campaign (2019) International Journal of Inclusive Education, 23 (4), pp. 353-368. DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2019.1571119 Abstract Parent involvement in a child’s education is usually viewed as integral for building educational participation. Critical work has examined the complexity …

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