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A Foucault primer

discourse, power, and the subject

by A. W. McHoul

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foucault, Michel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlec McHoul and Wendy Grace.
    ContributionsGrace, Wendy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.F724 M42 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL660033M
    ISBN 100814755232, 0814754805
    LC Control Number97005385


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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In such seminal works as Madness and Civilization, Discipline and /5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Foucault Primer: Discourse, and when I read the abstract for this book thought it would provide me that solid introduction.

However, I found it more of an interpretation of Foucault's thinking from a critical perspective, rather than an accurate reflection of what Foucault's philosophy /5. This text is designed for undergraduates and others who feel in need of some assistance when coming to grips with Foucault's voluminous and complex writings.

Instead of dealing with them chronologically, however, this book concentrates on some of their central concepts, primarily Foucault's rethinking of the categories of "discourse", "power.

More than any other writer, perhaps, Foucault is the poster-child of postmodernism. What little of him I knew I thought was accurate: his emphasis on the concept of power, for instance, I had mistakenly held to mean the dialectic of the powerless and disenfranchised against the rich and powerful.

This book helped me to discover that this simplistic view of power is a serious. With A Foucault Primer, Alec McHoul and Wendy Grace bring Foucault's work into focus for the uninitiated. Written in crisp and concise prose, A Foucault Primer explicates three central concepts of Foucauldian theory--discourse, power, and the subject--and suggests that Foucault's work has much yet to contribute to contemporary debate.

A Foucault Primer is designed for undergraduates and others who feel the need of some assistance when coming to grips with Foucault's voluminous and complex writings. Instead of dealing with them chronologically, however, this book concentrates on some of their central concepts, primarily Foucault's rethinking of the categories of discourse.

A Foucault Primer: Discourse, Power and the Subject. / Grace, Wendy; McHoul, Alec. Melbourne University Press, Research output: Book/Report › BookCited by: Get this from a library. A Foucault primer: discourse, power, and the subject. [A W McHoul; Wendy Grace] -- In such seminal works as Madness and Civilization, Discipline and Punish, and The History of Sexuality, the late philosopher Michel Foucault explored what our politics, our sexuality, our societal.

A Foucault Primer Discourse, Power and the Subject By Alec McHoul and Wendy Grace 'A consistently clear, comprehensive and accessible introduction which carefully sifts Foucault's work for both its strengths and weaknesses. McHoul and Grace show an intimate familiarity with Foucault's writings and a lively, but critical engagement with the relevance of his work.

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A Foucault Primer book. Discourse, Power And The Subject. By Alec McHoul; Wendy Grace both of Murdoch University, Melbourne, Australia., McHoul, A Foucault primer book Grace, Wendy. Your next choice is Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics A Foucault primer book Sexual Normalization () by Ladelle McWhorter.

In contrast to Oksala and May, McWhorter focuses on Foucault’s studies of sexuality. She’s an informed and lucid guide to the topic, but her book is most distinctive for the way she combines discussions of Foucault with her own experiences as a.

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For the last three decades these have had a profound. A Foucault Primer: Discourse, Power And The Subject Who are we today. That deceptively simple question continued to be asked by the French historian and philosopher, Michel Foucault, who for the last three decades has had a profound influence on English-speaking scholars in the humanities and social sciences.; 4/4(1).

Discipline and Punish is a history of the modern penal system. Foucault seeks to analyze punishment in its social context, and to examine how changing power relations affected punishment. He begins by analyzing the situation before the eighteenth century, when public execution and corporal punishment were key punishments, and torture was part.

An anthology of essays by respected interpreters of Foucault, it bridges the span between A Foucault Primer and tackling the works of Foucault himself. It's a wide span.

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Everyday low /5(6). Michel Foucault Biography - Michel Foucault (Octo J ) was a French philosopher who held a chair at the College de France, which he gave the title The History of Systems of Thought.

His writings have had an enormous impact on other scholarly work: Foucault's influence extends across the humanities and social sciences, and across many.

The History of Sexuality (French: L'Histoire de la sexualité) is a four-volume study of sexuality in the Western world by the French historian and philosopher Michel Foucault, in which the author examines the emergence of "sexuality" as a discursive object and separate sphere of life and argues that the notion that every individual has a sexuality is a relatively recent development in Author: Michel Foucault.

With "A Foucault Primer", Alec McHoul and Wendy Grace bring Foucault's work into focus for the uninitiated. Written in crisp and concise prose. "Foucault Primer" explicates the three central concepts of Foucauldian theory - discourse, power, and the subject - and suggests that Foucault has much yet to contribute to contemporary debate/5(6).

This primer contains ample references that allow the reader to examine Foucault's own use of these important analytic concepts and tools. This book will be useful in undergraduate and graduate courses in education, critical theory, educational theory, critical pedagogy, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.

show more/5(11). Elden, the author of Foucault’s Last Decade, said that in many ways the posthumously published volume was “the key to the whole History of.

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ISBN: ISBN Pages:   Michel Foucault () was one of the late twentieth century's most influential philosophers. A Foucault Primer was designed as an introduction and overview of his numerous and complex writings with undergraduate and graduate students in lt's works are discussed according to their central concepts: primarily discourse, power, and the /5(38).

Introduction. Michael Foucault authored the History of Sexuality, which is a three series book designed between and The scholar was a historian and a philosopher who tried to conceptualize the issues surrounding sexuality in the western culture (Foucaultp.

Power/Knowledge is an excellent introduction to and distillation of the thought of Michel Foucault. It's much more functional than The Foucault Reader, which offers a few key essays ("What Is Enlightenment?", "Nietzsche, Genealogy, and History", etc.) mixed with book excerpts, and may be more gentle to the first-time reader than diving into one of Foucault's full Cited by: With A Foucault Primer, Alec McHoul and Wendy Grace bring Foucault's work into focus for the uninitiated.

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Inat the height of the Vietnam War and at a time of great political and social instability, two of the world’s leading intellectuals, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, were invited by Dutch philosopher Fons Elders to debate an age-old question: is there such a thing as “innate” human nature independent of our experiences and external influences.

Discourse (from Latin: discursus, lit. 'running to and from') generally denotes written and spoken communications, though its usage differs between various disciplines and instance, in semantics and discourse analysis, it is a conceptual generalization of conversation within each modality and context of communication.

Moreover, in regard to semantics. Foucault finds the painting a lot messier, more paradoxical, than most art historians. Indeed, he thinks its points of view cannot be reconciled.

He begins his most philosophical book with this essay, because not just the book but his entire career hinges on finding the Achilles heel of individual perspective. Grenz evaluates the thought of major postmodern theorists, such as Derrida, Foucault, and Rorty.

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Michel Foucault - Other bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular Book. Barry, S. Michel Foucault Revised Edition - Routledge - London. A Foucault Primer. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, pp Website. This book is a great introductory text to students and those new to Foucault.

Where it importantly differs from other introductory texts is that it draws from (and provides references to) a different set of sources - a series of lectures that Foucault gave from. A Foucault Primer is designed for undergraduates and others who feel the need of some assistance when coming to grips with Foucault's voluminous and complex writings.

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