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Sociological Perspectives on Identity

A summary of Michel Foucault’s work on identity, deviance and normality, governmentality, subjectification and technologies of the self, taken from Steph Lawler’s ‘Identity’ (2014) – also includes Nikolas Rose’s development of Foucault’s work. 2,129 more words

Social Theory (A2)

Purpose and Pressure

Questioning the purpose and function of schools and systems is an ongoing pressure point for me and is founded in my Foucauldian inspired adolescent exploration of governmentality. 668 more words

7. Engage Professionally

Vol #1, Col #22: Power Tripping

My whole life I’ve been told, upon first impression, I’m rather intimidating. My whole life, I’ve found this phenomenon rather curious. No, I’m not looking for a good ego-stroking here. 1,158 more words

Psych Your Mind

Are We All NeoLiberal Now?

In this post I attempt to work through some initial thoughts in response to some of the material I have recently come across. It is not intended to be definitive, and I would be glad of any thoughtful responses in the comments. 821 more words

Pancasila in The Minor Key (2)

Si Unyil and Metaphors of Shaping and Guiding

Tujuan ideologis dari seri Si Unyil jelas dibuat oleh produser pertama serial ini, Gufron Dwipayana. Seperti yang diungkapkannya dalam wawancara majalah Tempo. 1,365 more words

Communication Science

Running Into Foucault at the Supermarket

So there you are at the supermarket deciding whether or not it’s a macaroni and cheese week or more of a spaghetti week, and you turn a corner and there he is, Michel Foucault, judging wine in the wine section. 475 more words


Van Gogh: A man unlike everyone else

“All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt.” – Yann Martel, … 553 more words

Art & Artists