Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault

by Barry Smart

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ISBN-13: 9780415036764
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/1993
Series: Key Sociologists Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Forewordvii
Preface and Acknowledgementsx
Reconsidering Foucaultxii
Chapter 1Major Themes and Issues18
On confinement--madness, reason, and the asylum19
The birth of the clinic26
An archaeology of the human sciences31
A theory of discourse37
From archaeology to genealogy41
Chapter 2Questions of Method and Analysis47
Archaeology and science51
Science and critique60
On intellectuals66
Chapter 3Subjects of Power, Objects of Knowledge7
Discipline and punish7
Power, knowledge and the body7
Discipline and punishment8
The Carceral network and the formation of the human sciences9
On the subject of sexuality9
Sexuality and repression9
Classes of sex10
Power over life: a summary10
Objectification, subjectification, and the human sciences10
A genealogy of the subject10
The 'culture of self'11
Chapter 4The State, Resistance and Rationality12
Power and the state12
On government12
The question of resistance13
Forms of rationality13
Suggestions for Further Reading14

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