Foucault and International Relations: New Critical Engagements

Foucault and International Relations: New Critical Engagements

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ISBN-13: 9780415847759
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/22/2013
Series: Interventions Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 16.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nicholas J. Kiersey is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University-Chillicothe. He has published research on "world'state" theory, scale and bio-politics in the War on Terror, and the European Union’s attitude to Turkish accession. His current research focuses on discourses of neoliberal capitalist subjectivity and the "debate about empire" in IR theory.

Doug Stokes is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Kent, Canterbury. His work covers critical international relations theory and US foreign policy. His most recent book is called American Hegemony and Global Energy Security and is due out in 2010 with the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Table of Contents

1. Editorial Introduction Nicholas J. Kiersey and Jason R. Weidner 2. Neoliberal Political Economy and the Subjectivity of Crisis: Why Governmentality is Not Hollow Nicholas J. Kiersey 3. Governmentality, Capitalism, and Subjectivity Jason R. Weidner 4. Governmentality of What? Populations, States and International Organisations Jonathan Joseph 5. Foucault’s Concept of Power and the Global Discourse of Human Rights Ivan Manokha 6. Hobbes, War, Movement Leonie Ansems De Vries and Jorg Spieker 7. Taking Foucault beyond Foucault: Inter-state Governmentality in Early Modern Europe Halvard Leira 8. Decentring Global Power: The Merits of a Foucauldian Approach to International Relations Doerthe Rosenow 9. “. . . we are being left to burn because we do not count”: Biopolitics, Abandonment, and Resistance Anna Selmeczi 10. Rethinking Foucault in International Relations: Promiscuity and Unfaithfulness Andrew W. Neal

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