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By Philippe Bonditti, Didier Bigo, Frédéric Gros

This publication addresses the chances of reading the trendy overseas during the considered Michel Foucault. The extensive variety of authors introduced jointly during this quantity query 4 of the main self-evident features of our modern world-'international', 'neoliberal', 'biopolitical' and 'global'- and hence fill major gaps in either foreign and Foucault stories. The chapters talk about what a Foucauldian viewpoint does or doesn't supply for knowing overseas phenomena whereas additionally wondering many appropriations of Foucault's paintings. This transdisciplinary quantity will function a reference for either students and scholars of diplomacy, foreign political sociology, foreign political economic system, political theory/philosophy and important concept extra generally.

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31.  22. 32.  115. 33. Foucault, The History of Sexuality, p. 144.  34–9, for discussion. 34. Michel Foucault, Care of the Self, Volume 3 of the History of Sexuality, transl.  65, 67. 35.  67.  34–5. 37. Michel Foucault, “Preface to the 1961 edition,” History of Madness, transl. Jonathan Murphy and Jean Khalfa (Abingdon: Routledge, 2006), xxxiii. 38. Ian Hacking, “Foreword,” in Foucault, History of Madness, p. xi. 39. Foucault, The Archaeology of Knowledge, p.  170. 2 This has become so “natural” for us—as scholars—that we seem to be forgetting this initial split despite its immense consequences for the study of dynamics of power and politics, and their inscription in space.

Michel Foucault, The Archaeology of Knowledge, transl. M.  45. 2.  90. ” “Individualities” is too awkward 30 N. ONUF for English use; “individuals,” which we find in the English translation, misses Foucault’s obvious attempt to depersonalize individual thinkers, while Hacking’s “figure” nicely captures it.  77; The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences, transl.  70. 3.  45. See James Der Derian; “Critical encounters in international relations”; International Social Science Journal, 59(191) (2009): 69–73.

In those years, students attracted by politics were at a lost: the discipline of political science was not really the place to discuss politics, quite the contrary. It created dissatisfaction and search for alternatives. 10 This is how Foucault saw his course more populated than ever and welcomed the “defectors” with a surprised smile when they evoked what they were being taught within the political science departments around. They became a diaspora having much in common with their new home, and almost banned or deprived of their professional citizenship of political scientist when they were quoting Foucault.

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