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Why are we still reading critical theory? And who the fuck was Michel Foucault?

The recent resignations of Elizabeth Butler-Sloss and her successor as chairman of the child abuse inquiry, Fiona Woolf, have exposed the inability of the state to expunge the perversions which have been so carefully woven and concealed in its own tapestry. 1,476 more words


Audio Movie Review of Spike Jonze’s _Her_

My Script (Unabridged): 

Her is directed and written by Spike Jonze and stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams Chris Pratt, and the voice of Scarlett Johansson.
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What does it mean, to "politicize"?

In my last post, I discussed how important it is for women to politicize their insecurities. By doing that, we recognize that the destructive feelings burning inside us are expressions of a broader system of patriarchal power that works to subjugate our female bodies. 750 more words

Geography Of Soccer

Transgression or Stasis? Challenging Foucault in LIS Theory

Buschman, J. (2007). Transgression or stasis? Challenging Foucault in LIS theory. The Library Quarterly, 77(1), 21–44.

This article focuses its critique on Michel Foucault’s concepts, their representation in the LIS literature, and the limitations of LIS theorists who uncritically adopt Foucauldian themes in their scholarship. 833 more words

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On my Recent Disclaimer on Editing Blog Posts. & 13 Non-Theses on Feuerbach

Recently, I have started adding the following disclaimer:

As regards minor formatting and proofreading changes in this and future blog posts, these will not be noted. 531 more words

Les Flaneuries Tinpots