Book , Online in English

Re-reading Foucault : on law, power and rights

edited by Ben Golder.
  • Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
  • 1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
Summary
  • Law, Rights and Power: Re-Reading Foucault is the first collection in English to fully address the relevance of Foucault's thought for law. Michel Foucault is the best known and most cited of the late twentieth-century's 'theory' academics. His work continues to animate a range of different critical work across intellectual disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences. There has, however, been relatively little examination of the legal implications and applications of Foucault's work. This book fills that gap, providing an in-depth analysis of Foucault's thought as it pertains t.
Contents
  • Expelled questions : Foucault, the Left and the law / Colin Gordon
  • Foucault's other law / Peter Fitzpatrick
  • Encounters with juridical assemblages : reflections on Foucault, law and the juridical / Alan Hunt
  • Law, literature, morality : Michel Foucault and the problem of judgment / Lissa Lincoln
  • Sovereignty by acquisition at the Cape : Foucault, Hobbes and de Mist / George Pavlich
  • The status of the gaze in surveillance societies / Véronique Voruz
  • The birth of biopolitical justice / Pat O'Malley
  • Michel Foucault and the question of right / Philippe Chevallier
  • Historical normativity and the basis of rights / Paul Patton
  • Is revolution desirable? : Michel Foucault on revolution, neoliberalism and rights / Jessica Whyte
  • Human rights as technologies of the self : creating the European governmentable subject of rights / Bal Sokhi-Bulley.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9781136207969
  • 1136207961
  • 0203094565
  • 9780203094563
  • 9781283846035
  • 1283846039
  • Alternate version: 9781283846035
Identifying numbers
  • 60001698171
  • OCLC: 820124102
  • OCLC: 820124102