Post Tagged with: "Michel Foucault"

Understanding Resilience through the Rudiments of Biopolitics

Understanding Resilience through the Rudiments of Biopolitics

Opposite conceptualizations of resilience as proper to new emerging ontological relations; biopolitics reminds us that resilience is enmeshed with power and control.

Beyond the Military Front

Beyond the Military Front

Whilst many would feel uneasy recognising law enforcement action to be war, it can be recognised as war whenever law enforcement produces the effects of battle.

Foucault and International Relations

Foucault and International Relations

Though Michel Foucault remains a somewhat marginalized figure within international relations, the critical ethos he left behind has greatly inspired IR scholars.

Is Poststructuralism a Useful IR Theory? What About Its Relationship to Historical Materialism?

Is Poststructuralism a Useful IR Theory? What About Its Relationship to Historical Materialism?

The quality of our critique of world politics and our ability to change it is at stake. It seems a good idea to give conversation a try.

Michel Foucault’s Political Philosophy

Michel Foucault’s Political Philosophy

I recently wrote a book about the thought of Michel Foucault. It was published last year under the title The Political Philosophy of Michel Foucault. The book begins with a justification of the use of the term ‘political philosophy’ in relation to Foucault. The reason for caution about this term is precisely the reason why I think it is justified to use it in the title of the book.

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