Governing the Soul

Governing the Soul : Shaping of the Private Self

By (author) Nikolas Rose

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This work is now widely recognised as one of the founding texts in a new approach to analyzing the links between political power, expertise and the self. This "governmentality" perspective has had important implications for a range of academic disciplines including criminology, political theory, sociology and psychology and has generated much theoretical innovation and empirical investigation. This second edition adds a new introduction setting out the methodological and conceptual bases of this approach and a new final chapter that considers some of the implications of recent developments in the government of subjectivity.

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
  • 01 Aug 1999
  • Free Association Books
  • London
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1853434442
  • 9781853434440
  • 130,623

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