Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Foucault Now (Theory Now)
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii Contributors viii Abbreviations xiii Introduction: The Use of Foucault 1 James D. Faubion Part I: Object Lessons 1 The Undefined Work of Freedom: Foucault?s Genealogy and the Anthropology of Ethics 23 James Laidlaw 2 Deraison 38 Ian Hacking 3 Foucault?s Evil Genius 52 Lynne Huffer 4 Toward an Ethics of Subjectivation: French Resistances to Psychoanalysis in the 1970s 71 Didier Eribon 5 Michel Foucault?s Critical Empiricism Today: Concepts and Analytics in the Critique of Biopower and Infopower 88 Colin Koopman 6 Foucault?s Face: The Personal is the Theoretical 112 John Forrester Part II: Cases in Point 7 Biopower, Sexual Democracy, and the Racialization of Sex 131 Eric Fassin 8 ?A New Schema of Politicization?: Thinking Humans, Animals, and Biopolitics with Foucault 152 Cary Wolfe 9 Parrhesia and Therapeusis: Foucault on and in the World of Contemporary Neoliberalism 168 Laurence McFalls and Mariella Pandolfi 10 Foucault, Marx, Neoliberalism: Unveiling Undercover Boss 188 Toby Miller 11 Assembling Untimeliness: Permanently and Restively 203 Paul Rabinow 12 Constantine Cavafy: A Parrhesiast for the Cynic of the Future 225 James D. Faubion References 243 Index 264

About the Author

James Faubion is professor of anthropology at Rice University. His previous publications include "Foucault's Genealogy of Ethics," in A Companion to Moral Anthropology, edited by Didier Fassin (Wiley, 2012) and An Anthropology of Ethics (Cambridge, 2011) with George Marcus, ed.

Reviews

"No thinker of the last generation helped shape understandings ofthe world more powerfully than Foucault. This splendid andup-to-date anthology shows that his work, through its variousphases, retains its analytic power today." Simon During, University of Queensland "Now is an appropriate time to reassess Foucault's work, to reflectupon its significance, relevance, and impact. These wide-rangingand challenging essays by leading figures in the field demonstratethe extraordinary breadth and depth of Foucault scontribution to the social sciences and humanities." Barry Smart, University of Portsmouth " Foucault Now shows that 'Foucault then' is as relevanttoday as ever he was. The essays collected here traverse the fullrange of Foucault s work. In situating his concerns andmethods within the politics of his times, they also connect them tothe politics of the present with a compelling urgency. Foucault'soriginality still astonishes, and he remains simplyindispensable." Tony Bennett, University of Western Sydney

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Foucault Now (Theory Now) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top