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Derided and disregarded by many of his contemporaries, Michel Foucault is now regarded as probably the most influential thinker of the twentieth century, his work is studied across the humanities and social sciences. Reading Foucault, however, can be a challenge, as can writing about him, but in Understanding Foucault, the authors offer an entertaining and informative introduction to his thinking. They cover all the issues Foucault dealt with, including power, knowledge, subjectivity and sexuality and discuss the development of his analysis throughout his work.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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- Introduction to Michel Foucault's Work
- Part 1 Questions of Knowledge
- The Order of Things
- Discourses and Institutions
- Discipline and Instruction
- Part 2 Relations of Power
- Governmentality and Liberalism
- History and Geopolitics
- Part 3 The Ethical Subject
- Technologies of the Self
- The Sexual Subject
- Arts of the Self