Foucault on Politics, Security and War

Paperback | February 15, 2011

EditorMichael Dillon, Andrew W. Neal

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Foucault on Politics, Security and War interrogates Foucault's controversial genealogy of modern biopolitics. These essays situate Foucault's arguments, clarify the correlation of sovereign and bio-power and examine the relation of bios, nomos and race in relation to modern war.

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Foucault on Politics, Security and War interrogates Foucault's controversial genealogy of modern biopolitics. These essays situate Foucault's arguments, clarify the correlation of sovereign and bio-power and examine the relation of bios, nomos and race in relation to modern war.

MICHAEL DILLON is Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Lancaster, UK. He has published widely on politics of security and on political and cultural theory. Among his books are Politics of Security: Towards a Political Philosophy of Continental Thought (1996). Michael Dill...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.39 × 5.28 × 0.57 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285376

ISBN - 13:9780230285378

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Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Dillon& A.W.Neal
PART I: SITUATING FOUCAULT
Strategies for Waging Peace: Foucault as Collaborateur; S.Elden
PART II: POLITICS, SOVEREIGNTY, VIOLENCE
Goodbye War on Terror? Foucault and Butler on Discourses of Law, War and Exceptionalism; A.W.Neal
Life Struggles: War, Discipline, and Biopolitics in the Thought of Michel Foucault; J.Reid
Security: A Field Left Fallow; D.Bigo
Revisiting Franco's Death: Life and Death and Bio-Political Governmentality; P.Palladino
PART III: BIOS, NOMOS, RACE
Law Versus History: Foucault's Genealogy of Modern Sovereignty; M.Valverde
The Politics of Death: Race War, Bio-Power and AIDS in the Post-Apartheid; D.Fassin
Security, Race, and War; M.Dillon