Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault : An Introduction

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The ideal guide to Foucault's work for the non-specialist reader. Organised into easy-to-follow thematic sections, it allows the student to explore Foucault's work with no previous knowledge of contemporary theory. It takes the student through the major strands of Foucault's thought on power and knowledge, discipline and punishment, history and the subject, in a clear and engaging style, providing an easy entry into the complexities of Foucault's thinking.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 155.4 x 232.7 x 14.7mm | 248.82g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 0748610383
  • 9780748610389
  • 1,799,702

About Philip Barker

Philip Barker is Honorary Research Adviser at the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland
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Sets out to offer a clear exposition of key Foucauldian ideas such as 'the death of the author', the relationship between body and text, Foucault's complex writings on discourse and power, the episteme, and historical knowledge...full of useful insights. Sets out to offer a clear exposition of key Foucauldian ideas such as 'the death of the author', the relationship between body and text, Foucault's complex writings on discourse and power, the episteme, and historical knowledge...full of useful insights.
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Table of contents

Body and text; power, truth and strategy; to discipline and subject; subjectivities and selves; thought from the outside; thinking against Foucault; between death - obliteration.
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