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Foucault and neoliberalism /

Michel Foucault's death in 1984 coincided with the fading away of the hopes for social transformation that characterized the postwar period. In the decades following his death, neoliberalism has triumphed, and attacks on social rights have become increasingly bold. If Foucault was not a direct...

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Other Authors: Zamora, Daniel (Doctoral Candidate), Behrent, Michael C.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Foucault, the Left, and the 1980s / Daniel Zamora
  • Foucault and new philosophy: Why Foucault endorsed André Glucksmann's The Master Thinkers / Michael Scott Christofferson
  • Liberalism without humanism: Michel Foucault and the free-market creed, 1976-1979 / Michael C. Behrent
  • Foucault, the excluded, and the neoliberal erosion of the state / Daniel Zamora
  • Foucault, Ewald, neoliberalism, and the left / Mitchell Dean
  • Bourdieu, Foucault, and the penal state in the neoliberal era / Loïc Wacquant
  • The unfulfilled promises of the late Foucault and Foucauldian "Governmentality Studies" / Jan Rehmann
  • Michel Foucault and the spiritualization of philosophy / Jean-Loup Amselle
  • The great rage of facts Michel Foucalt, translated by Michael Scott Christofferson
  • Conclusion: The strange failure (and peculiar success) of Foucault's project / Michael C. Behrent.