Foucault on Politics, Security and War

Foucault on Politics, Security and War

by Michael Dillon
     
 

Foucault on Politics, Security and War interrogates Foucault's controversial genealogy of modern biopolitics. These essays situate Foucault's arguments, clarify the correlation of sovereign and bio-power and examine the relation of bios, nomos and race in relation to modern war.See more details below

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Foucault on Politics, Security and War interrogates Foucault's controversial genealogy of modern biopolitics. These essays situate Foucault's arguments, clarify the correlation of sovereign and bio-power and examine the relation of bios, nomos and race in relation to modern war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230285378
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Dillon& A.W.Neal
PART I: SITUATING FOUCAULT
Strategies for Waging Peace: Foucault as Collaborateur; S.Elden
PART II: POLITICS, SOVEREIGNTY, VIOLENCE
Goodbye War on Terror? Foucault and Butler on Discourses of Law, War and Exceptionalism; A.W.Neal
Life Struggles: War, Discipline, and Biopolitics in the Thought of Michel Foucault; J.Reid
Security: A Field Left Fallow; D.Bigo
Revisiting Franco's Death: Life and Death and Bio-Political Governmentality; P.Palladino
PART III: BIOS, NOMOS, RACE
Law Versus History: Foucault's Genealogy of Modern Sovereignty; M.Valverde
The Politics of Death: Race War, Bio-Power and AIDS in the Post-Apartheid; D.Fassin
Security, Race, and War; M.Dillon

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