Foucault News

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

Matt McManus, Marx vs Foucault: Reflections on History and Power, Aero, August 29, 2019 Karl Marx and Michel Foucault are two of the most cited critical theorists in the world today, simultaneously revered or reviled, depending on who you talk to. Their work has been subjected to countless appraisals and debunkings and has met with …

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Grégoire Chamayou, La société ingouvernable. Une généalogie du libéralisme autoritaire, La fabrique éditions, 2019 Partout, ça se rebiffait. Les années 1970, a-t-on dit à droite et à gauche, du côté de Samuel Huntington comme de Michel Foucault, ont été ébranlées par une gigantesque « crise de gouvernabilité ». Aux États-Unis, le phénomène inquiétait au plus …

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Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism. The Rise of Antidemocratic Politics in the West, Columbia University Press, 2019 Across the West, hard-right leaders are surging to power on platforms of ethno-economic nationalism, Christianity, and traditional family values. Is this phenomenon the end of neoliberalism or its monstrous offspring? In the Ruins of Neoliberalism casts …

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Godrej, Farah. “The neoliberal yogi and the politics of yoga.” Political Theory 45, no. 6 (2017): 772-800. DOI: 10.1177/0090591716643604 Abstract Can the theory and practice of the yogic tradition serve as a challenge to dominant cultural and political norms in the Western world? In this essay I demonstrate that modern yoga is a creature of …

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Bandinelli, C. (2019). The production of subjectivity in neoliberal culture industries: the case of coworking spaces. International Journal of Cultural Studies. DOI: 10.1177/1367877919878449 Abstract This article adds to contemporary studies of neoliberalism by offering an empirical investigation of the production of subjectivity in the context of coworking spaces’ sociality. Coworking spaces are exemplary milieux in …

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de Toledo e Toledo, N., Knijnik, G., Valero, P. Mathematics education in the neoliberal and corporate curriculum: the case of Brazilian agricultural high schools (2018) Educational Studies in Mathematics, 99 (1), pp. 73-87. DOI: 10.1007/s10649-018-9825-4 Abstract The pedagogical principle learning by research guides the current curriculum in agricultural high schools in Brazil. A problematization of …

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Un essai relance la querelle sur Foucault et le néolibéralisme, Entretien avec Daniel Zamora et Mitchell Dean par Mathieu Dejean, Les inrockuptibles, 22 août 2019 Cet article est réservé aux abonnés Les sociologues Mitchell Dean et Daniel Zamora poursuivent le débat sur Michel Foucault et le néolibéralisme dans un essai critique, “Le dernier homme et …

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How Michel Foucault Got Neoliberalism So Wrong, An Interview With Daniel Zamora. Interview by Kévin Boucaud-Victoire. Translation By Seth Ackerman, Jacobin, 09.06.2019 In the emerging neoliberalism of the 1970s, Michel Foucault saw the promise of a new social order, more open to individual autonomy and experimental ways of living. That’s not how things turned out. …

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Daniel Zamora : « La résistance chez Foucault ne prend plus vraiment le visage de la lutte des classes » Par Kévin “L’impertinent” Boucaud-Victoire Le 5 Septembre 2019, Le Comptoir English translation in Jacobin Dans « Le dernier homme et la fin de la révolution : Foucault après Mai 68 » (Lux, 2019), co-écrit avec Mitchell Dean, Daniel Zamora …

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