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Foucault and Political Reason: Liberalism, Neo-Liberalism and the Rationalities of Government

Human Science


by
Univer Andrew Barry Goldsmith’s College (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Foucault is often thought to have a great deal to say about the history of madness and sexuality, but little in terms of a general analysis of government and the state.; This volume draws on Foucault’s own research to challenge this view, demonstrating the central importance of his work for the study of contemporary politics.; It focuses on liberalism and neo- liberalism, questioning the conceptual opposition of freedom/constraint, state/market and public/private that inform liberal thought.