Foucault's analysis of modern governmentality: a critique of political reason [English-language edition] 9781786636454, 9781788732512, 9781786636430, 9781786636447, 178663645X, 1788732510

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Foucault's analysis of modern governmentality: a critique of political reason [English-language edition]
 9781786636454, 9781788732512, 9781786636430, 9781786636447, 178663645X, 1788732510

Table of contents :
pt. I. The microphysics of power. From the archaeology of knowledge to the problem of power --
The genealogy of power --
Discipline: the political anatomy of the body --
Nietzsche's hypothesis --
The 'disciplination' of power analysis --
pt. II. Governmentality. From discipline to government --
The genealogy of the modern state --
The government of society: the invention of the social --
The government of individuals: neoliberalism --
pt. III. Politics and ethics. From the history of sexuality to the genealogy of ethics --
The genealogy of the modern subject --
Subjectivity and power --
The problem of truth --
An answer to the question: what is critique?

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