Foucault for Beginners

Foucault for Beginners

by Lydia Alix Fillingham, Moshe Susser
     
 

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Michel Foucault’s work has profoundly affected the teaching of such diverse disciplines as literary criticism, criminology, and gender studies. Arguing that definitions of abnormal behavior are culturally constructed, Foucault explored the unfair divisions between those who meet and those who deviate from social norms. In Foucault For Beginners, the

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Michel Foucault’s work has profoundly affected the teaching of such diverse disciplines as literary criticism, criminology, and gender studies. Arguing that definitions of abnormal behavior are culturally constructed, Foucault explored the unfair divisions between those who meet and those who deviate from social norms. In Foucault For Beginners, the reader will discover Foucault’s deeply visual sense of scenes such as ritual public executions.

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ISBN-13:
9781934389126
Publisher:
For Beginners
Publication date:
08/21/2007
Series:
For Beginners
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
411,004
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.46(d)

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