Author Archives: stuartelden

Books received – Foucault Lexicon, Lefebvre on Architecture, etc.

Henri Lefebvre’s Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment; Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night; Janet Ruane’s Essentials of Research Methods; Bernard Pivot, Ecrire, Lire et en Parler (which contains the French version of a Foucault interview that is not in Dits et Écrits); the new issues of Theory, … Continue reading

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Open access report on Drone Strikes in Afghanistan

A new report published finds that despite Afghanistan being the most heavily drone-bombed country in the world, the reporting of air strikes is far less comprehensive than in other theatres. Commissioned by Remote Control, a project hosted by Oxford Research Group, The … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 12

After what has felt like a long break from working on this book, I’ve begun writing again. Some of this was during a recent trip to Ghana. The first part of Chapter Six looks at the collaborative projects Foucault was involved … Continue reading

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Special Issue on Ranciere

Originally posted on Path to the Possible:
Just out: a new special issue of Space & Polity on the thought of Jacques Ranciere and how it might be useful for political action today. I edited the special issue, which includes…

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Geographies of peace

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
News today from I.B. Tauris of a new collection edited by Fiona McConnell, Nick Megoran and Philippa Williams, Geographies of peace: From handshakes on the White House lawn to Picasso’s iconic dove of peace, the…

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What is neoliberalism?

Originally posted on Open Geography:
robinjames (@doctaj) on neoliberalism: I want to hone in on one tiny aspect of neoliberalism’s epistemology. As Foucault explains in Birth of Biopolitics, “the essential epistemological transformation of these neoliberal analyses is their claim to change…

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Guattari, Felix 2012 Schizoanalytic Cartographies, reviewed by Thomas Jellis

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Thomas Jellis reviews Felix Guattari’s book Schizoanalytic cartographies, Bloomsbury, London, 2012, Schizoanalytic Cartographies is an ambitious and thought-provoking book that provides a detailed exposition of Guattari’s version of schizoanalysis,…

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Peter Sloterdijk, You Must Change Your Life reviewed by Eduardo Mendieta

Peter Sloterdijk, You Must Change Your Life reviewed by Eduardo Mendieta at NDPR.

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Robert T. Tally Jr. – Fredric Jameson: The Project of Dialectical Criticism

Fredric Jameson: The Project of Dialectical Criticism by Robert Tally, newly published in the Marxism and Culture Series at Pluto Press: Fredric Jameson is the most important Marxist critic in the world today. While consistently operating at the cutting edge of literary and … Continue reading

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New book reviews – migration, protest, enclosure, economies, and frontiers

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For July we’ve added five new book reviews to our open access repository Andrew Burridge (University of Exeter) on Olivier Clochard and Migreurop’s Atlas of Migration in Europe: A Critical Geography of Migration Policies; Andrew Davies…

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