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Government of Life Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

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ISBN-10: 0823255972

ISBN-13: 9780823255979

Edition: 2014

Authors: Vanessa Lemm, Miguel Vatter

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Foucault's late work on biopolitics and governmentality has established him as the fundamental thinker of contemporary continental political thought and as a privileged source for our current understanding of neoliberalism and its technologies of power. In this volume, an international and interdisciplinary group of Foucault scholars examines his ideas of biopower and biopolitics and their relation to his project of a history of governmentality and to a theory of the subject found in his last Courses at the Collège de France. The essays in this volume explain and expand on Foucault's analysis of biopolitics in order to understand why liberal and neoliberal regimes are forms of "government…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 4/5/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English