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Trump has made our current environmental policy textbooks obsolete

by Melanie DuPuis

Current environmental policy textbooks are all stuck in a liberal narrative of environmental progress through political consent. But that era is over, and it has been for a while. 1,447 more words


Governmentality by Michel Foucault — A Summary

Foucault, Michel. 1991. “Governmentality.” In The Foucault Effect: Studies in Governmentality, edited by Graham Burchell, Colin Gordon, and Peter Miller, 87–104. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1,334 more words


Mika Ojakangas "Michel Foucault and the Enigmatic Origins of Bio-politics and Governmentality"

Ojakangas, Mika 2012. Michel Foucault and the Enigmatic Origins of Bio-politics and Governmentality. History of the Human Sciences 25(1): 1–14.

But why then does he trace the origin of bio-political concern for populations back to the JudeoChristian tradition and does not say anything, for instance, about Plato’s well-known demographic and eugenic considerations in The Republic and The Laws? 1,667 more words

Criminalization of the globe and globalization of crime

18. X 2017

Four centuries after Galileo, our experience of space is undergoing the second revolution. With the help of information technology the space of trajectories has given way to the space of sites & networks. 1,473 more words


Preschool, Play, and Pastoral Power

Foucault’s writings on subjectivity and governmentality were the basis of this week’s reading, and I’ll openly admit that Foucault pushed me too far into the philosophical and theoretical deep-end. 549 more words

Muslim youth in Mumbai: The myth of governance and the spatio-temporality of resistance in India

By Muhammed Mashkoor

“The new year is coming. Since Modi Ji has given us a calendar incorporating his pictures in various poses, I have decided to present him a calendar. 2,830 more words