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

Smith, R. The emergence of the quantified child (2017) Discourse, 38 (5), pp. 701-712. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2015.1136269 Abstract Using document analysis, this paper examines the historical emergence of the quantified child, revealing how the collection and use of data has become normalized through legitimizing discourses. First, following in the traditions of Foucault’s genealogy and studies examining …

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Lloro-Bidart, T. Neoliberal and disciplinary environmentality and ‘sustainable seafood’ consumption: storying environmentally responsible action (2017) Environmental Education Research, 23 (8), pp. 1182-1199. DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2015.1105198 Abstract This article invokes a neoliberal and disciplinary governmentality lens in a political ecology of education framework to analyze educational programming at Long Beach, California’s Aquarium of the Pacific. I begin …

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