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Mitchell Dean "Demonic Societies"

Dean, Mitchell 2001. “Demonic Societies”: Liberalism, Biopolitics, and Sovereignty. – Hansen, Thomas Blom; Stepputat, Finn (eds). States of Imagination. Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State… 1,246 more words

NEW BOOK: Assembling Policy

I am Sebastian Ureta and Nicholas has invited me to discuss my new (November 2015) book Assembling Policy.

Also, I owe a big thank you to  360 more words

Article: Foucault-Phobia and the Problem with the Critique of Neoliberal Ideology: A Response to Downey et al.

As part of a special section of Media, Culture & Society on ideology and media studies (also featuring articles from John Corner and Sean Phelan), I’ve written this response to an earlier article by John Downey, Gavan Titley and Jason Toynbee. 4,464 more words


On planning, violations and the limits of informality; an interview with Jayaraj Sundaresan

After twenty years working in Indian cities as an architect-planner-researcher, Jayaraj Sundaresan challenged existing urban theory to explain planning violations in Bangalore.

When I tell people I study urban governance and planning in Rio de Janeiro, a common response is a scoffing, ‘what urban planning?!’ Despite elaborate planning structures, many people think “chaos” or “dysfunction” in cities of the Global South are a result of a lack of planning policy, expertise, and enforcement. 1,862 more words


Contemporary Neoauthoritarianism ∆ Complex Dynamic Interaction

The concept of authoritarianism is typically defined as the manifestation of absolute governmental power within a societal structure, able to exercise control over a population regardless of legitimacy. 1,540 more words


News aus St.Gallen: Deviance, Ignorance and the ‘Art of Governing’: Revisiting Post-Foucauldian Governmentality Studies

Ein topaktuller Bericht zu diesem spannenden Topic!

Dey, Pascal ; Teasdale, Simon: Deviance, Ignorance and the ‘Art of Governing’: Revisiting Post-Foucauldian Governmentality Studies. 2015. – ??7th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC). 103 more words

St.Gallen: Politik

Michel Foucault: Security, Territory, Population

This is one of the great series of books in Foucault’s groundbreaking series of lectures at the Collège de France: the full pdf e-book is… 307 more words