Michel Foucault

Considering Democracy and Power in Light of the Kyle Rittenhouse Acquittal

Ali E. Erol • Nov 20 2021 • Articles

At what point do we stop repeating not because the system gets fixed but because we stop trying to exist with it and within it? What happens then?

A Foucauldian Reading of the Global Compact for Migration

Anna Closas Casasampera • Apr 26 2021 • Articles

Understanding security in its larger function of ordering the social illuminates the exceptionality surrounding human mobilities and challenges concepts such as ‘border’, and ‘citizenship’.

International Political Sociology Contributions to International Relations

Hidayet Çilkoparan • May 23 2020 • Articles

The main objective of the Foucauldian IR should be to clearly present the possible original contributions to IR in understanding and explaining global politics.

Tears and Laughter: Affective Failure and Mis/recognition in Feminist IR Research

Lydia C. Cole • Apr 9 2020 • Articles

No one knows how or to what extent affect and failure will enter your research. So it may be reassuring to know that affect failure is not a failure of research practice.

10th Anniversary Interview – Charlotte Epstein

E-International Relations • Dec 7 2017 • Features

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Review – Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

Jan Tattenberg • May 19 2017 • Features

An exponent of longue durée history, Armitage brings together several trains of thought in this volume which begins in ancient Rome and ends in contemporary Syria.

Interview – Charlotte Epstein

E-International Relations • Jan 29 2017 • Features

Charlotte Epstein discusses the impact Foucault has had on her thinking, explains why discourse matters in the study of IR, and assesses the politics of surveillance.

From Sovereignty to War: Foucault’s Analytic of Power

Verena Erlenbusch • Dec 12 2015 • Articles

Foucault’s work draws our attention to the fact that in an age characterized by mechanisms of exclusion of those who threaten the human race that war, not sovereignty, is political strategy.

The Past Is Dead. Long Live the Past! A Manifesto for (Teaching) Social Change

Maïa Pal • Jul 17 2015 • Articles

Historiography becomes not only a valuable object of study, but also a crucial reminder that every present has its own version of the past.

Theory and Other Languages

Stuart Elden • Jul 9 2015 • Articles

While utilizing theory, can potentially be done only on the basis of existing translations, anything more substantive will benefit from attention to the original source.

Review – Sexing War/Policing Gender

Federica Caso • Jun 8 2015 • Features

Åhäll’s volume explores cultural representations of female political agency and female political violence through the metanarrative of motherhood.

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

Alexandros Argyriadis • May 29 2015 • Articles

The post-2008 financial crisis goes beyond the economic problems that Greece now faces. It has also created a generalized crisis in the field of psychiatry.

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