Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wendy Brown seminar: genealogy, neoliberalism… (2012))

Originally posted on Foucault News: With thanks to Dirk Felleman for this link

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Constituting Another Foucault Effect. Foucault on States and Statecraft

Originally posted on Bob Jessop:
This on-line version is the pre-copyedited, preprint version. The published version can be found here: ‘Another Foucault effect? Foucault on governmentality and statecraft’, in U. Bröckling, S. Krasmann, T. Lemke, eds, Governmentality: Current Issues and…

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Michael Hardt: On Deleuze’s Theory of Control

Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
Michael Hardt in an essay on Deleuze’s Postscript for Societies of Control published in Discourse Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture aligns his notion of Empire contra Foucault’s ‘regimes of biopower’…

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[Seattle City] Council Study Reveals The Inherent Futility Of Incentive Zoning


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Mysterious Deaths in the World of Finance

Rawstory reports on suicides, death by nailgun, hanging in Hong Kong, Connecticut, Washington state, and London here.

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Arlette Farge, The Allure of the Archives – translated into English

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
I’ve just discovered that Arlette Farge’s book Le Goût de l’archive was translated into English and was published last year as The Allure of the Archive. Farge worked with Foucault on the lettres de cachet collection Le…

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What is resilience?

Originally posted on Open Geography:
Interesting alternatives if not contradictions in understanding “resilience” in recent publications. Stephanie Wakefield & Bruce Braun understand resilience as a Foucauldian dispositif (apparatus): we understand resilience as a mode of governing the ‘ecological’ city. In Resilient…

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