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Foucault and feminism

Lois McNay

Foucault and feminism

power, gender and the self

by Lois McNay

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Published by Polity Press in Cambridge, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foucault, Michel, -- 1926-1984.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.201-213. - Includes index.

    StatementLois McNay.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,217p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18515354M
    ISBN 100745609392

      Read "Foucault and Feminism Power, Gender and the Self" by Lois McNay available from Rakuten Kobo. This book offers a systematic attempt to explore the point of convergance between feminist theory and the work of Michel Brand: Wiley. The Prisoner of Gender: Foucault and the Disciplining of the Female Body By Angela King1 Abstract The work of Michel Foucault has been extremely influential amongst feminist scholars and for good reason; his meditations on discipline, power, sexuality and subjectivity are .

    Michel Foucault Unity Hands Only Questions The frontiers of a book are never clear-cut: beyond the title, the first lines, and the last full stop, beyond its internal configuration and its autonomous form, it is caught up in a system of references to other books, other texts, other sentences: it is a node within a : This book brings together Foucault's writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on the other, to argue for an anti-carceral feminist Foucauldian approach to sex crimes. The author expands on Foucault's writings through inte.

    - Michel Foucault A movement for change lives in feelings, actions and words. Whatever circumscribes or mutilates our feelings makes it more difficult to act, keeps our actions reactive, repetitive: abstract thinking, narrow tribal loyalties, every kind of self-righteousness, the Cited by:   These are the sources and citations used to research Foucault, intersectionality and third wave feminism. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Sunday, Ap


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Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance [Diamond, Irene, Quinby, Lee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance5/5(1). The book's main offerings, however, extend well beyond Foucault; it staunchly argues for a non-pathologising, abolitionist feminism through engagement with issues such as rape, child sexual abuse, and sex work that are at the forefront of current feminist debates.

Chloë Taylor, Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Anti-Carceral Analysis, Routledge, See also Review by Jemima Repo, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 13 May Description This book brings together Foucault’s writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on the other, to argue for an anti-carceral feminist Foucauldian approach to sex crimes.

This book offers new ground in relating Foucault's challenge to feminism to feminisms challenge to Foucault. Feminists are up against Foucault because he questions the key conclusions which feminists have come to about the nature of gender relations, and men's possession of power.

It is an appraisal of how seriously we need to take this by:   First of all, remember that postmodernists in general are suspicious of any isms, any totalizing worldviews or “big T” truths. They tend to prefer theories that are localized, specific and don’t have any kind of grand narrative of progress.

With t. Feminism, Foucault, and Embodied Subjectivity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Addressing central questions in the debate a /5(9).

Foucault And Feminism book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book offers a systematic attempt to explore the point of /5. Foucault and Feminism Shane Phelan, University of New Mexico Foucault's approach challenges many of the frameworks and concepts of both liberal and com-munitarian political thought.

By documenting the links between power and knowledge at a variety of levels, he makes us suspect theories that pinpoint a single source of oppressions and problems. This book brings together Foucault's writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on the other, to argue for an anti-carceral feminist Foucauldian approach to sex crimes.

The author expands on Foucault’s writings through intersectional explorations of the critical race, decol. This book offers new ground in relating Foucault's challenge to feminism to feminisms challenge to Foucault. Feminists are up against Foucault because he questions the key conclusions which feminists have come to about the nature of gender relations, and men's possession of power.

It is an appraisal of how seriously we need to take this challenge. Foucault's most sustained consideration of a monomania diagnosis concerns the case of Pierre Riviere. Foucault and the other seminarists do interpret Riviere's memoir; indeed, they interpret the memoir heavy-handedly, arguing that Riviere's murder and memoir were undertaken for entirely different reasons than their author : Chloë Taylor.

In this classic account of madness, Michel Foucault shows once and for all why he is one of the most distinguished European philosophers since the end of World War II. Madness and Civilization, Foucault's first book and his finest accomplishment, will change the way in which you think about society.

Evoking shock, pity, and fascination, it. I was reading a book on feminism and it made reference to Foucault. I would highly suggest McWhorter's book that does a genealogy of race, sex/gender, and sexuality in the US, though.

Applying Foucault directly from the French context to the US context, or any other context he doesn't directly talk about, is a bit of a misuse of his thought. Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power In a striking critique of modern society, Michel Foucault has argued that the rise of parliamentary institutions and of new conceptions of political liberty was accompanied by a darker counter-movement, by the emergence of a new and unprecedented discipline directed against the body.

Feminism, Foucault and the politics of the body woman (and Woman) and all that we had been taught to believe about them were human inventions. The feminist demystification of the naturalness and political innocence of gender was not owned or articulated by any one person.

It was more like a collective click, to invoke the metaphorFile Size: KB. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary In this work, McNay argues that feminism has something to gain from a careful reading of Foucault's work and that, in turn, the concerns of feminist analysis can shed light on some of the limitations of his work.

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Disciplining Foucault: Feminism, Power, and the Body by Jana Sawicki. Paperback (New Edition) $ First published inthis book was the first to explore Foucault's work in relation to education, arguing that schools, like prisons and asylums, are institutions of moral and social regulation, complex technologies of Author: Jana Sawicki.

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Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability is a distinctive contribution to growing discussions about how power operates within the academic field of philosophy. By combining the work of Michel Foucault, the insights of philosophy of disability and feminist philosophy, and data derived from empirical research, Shelley L.

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