Foucault News

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

Mariaconcetta Costantini, Pandemics, Power, and Conspiracy Theories, Critical Quarterly First published: 10 December 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/criq.12578 Open access Our culture is awash in conspiracy theories’, Joseph Uscinski recently observed to emphasise the crucial role the Internet plays in circulating a deluge of information and conjectures – including fake news – around the world.1 Sometimes created by …

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Cristóbal Durán Rojas, Iván Torres Apablaza, El impasse de la resistencia. La intersección entre Foucault y Deleuze a propósito de la salida del poder, Hybris, Vol. 11, Núm. 2 (2020) The impasse of resistance. The intersection between Foucault and Deleuze regarding the exit from power Open access RESUMEN En este trabajo intentamos proponer una lectura …

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Patricia Ticineto Clough, Deleuze’s Foucault, Coils of the Serpent, issue 6 (2020): Control societies II: Philosophy, politics, economy, pp. 26-32 Open access Extract When in 2013, I taught a graduate seminar on Foucault at the Graduate Center, CUNY, my introductory lecture for the course was titled “Au Revoir to Deleuze’s Foucault.” Perhaps the lecture title …

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Moore, Alison Downham (2019). The Historicity of Sexuality: Knowledge of the Past in the Emergence of Modern Sexual Science. Modern Intellectual History, 1-24. DOI:10.1017/S147924431900026X Open access Abstract From the very moment the concept of sexuality emerged in nineteenth-century European medical and psychiatric thought, it became a topic of historicization. This historicization formed a consistent habit …

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Hewson, D. ‘All the time watched’: an analysis of disciplinary power within the Irish Direct Provision system (2020) Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1844001 Abstract Initially launched as a temporary measure, Direct Provision is two decades old and home to 7,400 asylum seekers. Since inception, it has been the target of internal and …

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Harvey, S.D.L., Gearity, B.T., Kuklick, C.R. Just keep swimming: setting the stage for disrupting the sports coaching épistémè (2020) Sports Coaching Review DOI: 10.1080/21640629.2020.1848330 Abstract Despite attempts to decrease mental illness in the United States, mental illness and death by suicide are still prevalent in the sports community. The most significant barrier to athletes seeking …

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Moore, Alison Downham “Temporal Layering in the Long Conceptual History of Sexual Medicine: Reading Koselleck with Foucault”, Journal of the Philosophy of History (2019): 1-23 doi: 10.1163/18722636-12341428 Abstract This paper reflects on the challenges of writing long conceptual histories of sexual medicine, drawing on the approaches of Michel Foucault and of Reinhart Koselleck. Foucault’s statements …

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Lee, S. F. (2020) Governing ‘disadvantage’ through funded early years places and reconfigured spaces. Journal of Early Childhood Research, Online December 11 DOI: 10.1177/1476718X20971322 Abstract: This article examines how the policy of funded early years places for ‘disadvantaged’ 2-year-olds (FNP) in England reconfigures spaces within early childhood and care (ECEC) in new ways of working …

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Moore, Alison Downham (2020), Foucault’s Scholarly Virtues and Sexuality Historiography. History, 105: 446-469. DOI: 10.1111/1468-229X.13015 Abstract This article looks at why many historians of sexuality appear dissatisfied with the level of theoretical precision in the field by considering the reception of Foucault’s approach and why some parts of it have been more difficult to assimilate …

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Asl, M.P. Spaces of change: Arab women’s reconfigurations of selfhood through heterotopias in Manal Al-Sharif’s daring to drive (2020) Kemanusiaan, 27 (2), pp. 123-143. DOI: 10.21315/KAJH2020.27.2.7 Open access Abstract Stereotypically depicted as unresisting and passive victims of oppressive power, Saudi women are generally considered as unable to effect changes to the patriarchal sociopolitical status quo. …

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