Biopolitical Experience: Foucault, Power and Positive Critique

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byClaire Blencowe

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An original, comprehensive interpretation of Michel Foucault's analysis of biopolitics - situating biopolitics in the context of embodied histories of subjectivity, affective investments and structures of experience. Going beyond lamentation at the horrors of biopolitical domination, the book develops a positive-critique of biopolitical experience.

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An original, comprehensive interpretation of Michel Foucault's analysis of biopolitics - situating biopolitics in the context of embodied histories of subjectivity, affective investments and structures of experience. Going beyond lamentation at the horrors of biopolitical domination, the book develops a positive-critique of biopolitica...

CLAIRE BLENCOWE is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK. She has previously lectured in social, cultural, and political theory at Newcastle and at Bristol.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 9.69 × 5.68 × 0.82 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230303293

ISBN - 13:9780230303294

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Escaping the Laws of Being: The Character of the 'Bio' in Foucault's Genealogies of Biology and Biopolitics
Incorporation: Foucault on the Co-Constitution of Modern Embodiment, Experience and Politics
Christianity, Process and Positive Critique: Rethinking the Resonance Between Foucault and Arendt, Against Agamben
'Post-Population' or 'Cultural' Biopolitics'? Rethinking Foucault's Concepts Today, Against Nikolas Rose
Eternally Becoming: Feminism, Race, Contingency and the Critique of Biopolitics
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index