Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Amsler, M., Shore, C. Responsibilisation and leadership in the neoliberal university: a New Zealand perspective (2017) Discourse, 38 (1), pp. 123-137. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2015.1104857 Abstract We examine how discourses of leadership and responsibilisation are used in contemporary universities to deepen neoliberal administration and further the corporate university’s business plan by restructuring and redescribing academic work. Strategically, …

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Steven G. Ogden, The Church, Authority, and Foucault. Imagining the Church as an Open Space of Freedom, Routledge, 2017 The Church, Authority, and Foucault addresses the problem of the Church’s enmeshment with sovereign power, which can lead to marginalization. Breaking new ground, Ogden uses Foucault’s approach to power and knowledge to interpret the church leader’s …

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