Category Archives: Books

Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires – one of Foucault’s collaborative projects

I’ve been looking for a copy of this study for a while – Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires – and then a couple of copies turned up on-line in good condition and for a reasonable price. I … Continue reading

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Upcoming talks – Harvard, Groningen, Basel

I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months. In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond’ at … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault’s collaborative projects, Essential Foucault and Dealing with Darwin

Apart from David N. Livingstone’s Dealing with Darwin, these are all for the Foucault’s Last Decade project – The Essential Foucault and some books/reports related to his work with CERFI. I’ll say more about these in a subsequent post.

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David N. Livingstone, Dealing with Darwin

Thanks to dmfant for the link to this – missed it when published earlier this year. David N. Livingstone, Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics, and Rhetoric in Religious Engagements with Evolution, Johns Hopkins University Press. Using place, politics, and rhetoric as … Continue reading

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Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect now published

Ben Anderson’s Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions has now been published. Unfortunately it’s an expensive hardback only, but Chapter One is available open access. Since the mid-1990s, affect has become central to the social sciences and humanities. Debates abound over how … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Croatian International Relations Review

The Birth of Territory has been reviewed in Croatian International Relations Review by Daniel Šaric (open access). Here’s the first paragraph: Stuart Elden’s new book The Birth of Territory is a magisterial and in parts almost encyclopedic work. The book covers … Continue reading

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Joshua Hagen reviews The Birth of Territory in Geographical Review

A nice review of The Birth of Territory in Geographical Review, by Joshua Hagen (requires subscription). Here’s the concluding paragraph: Elden is to be commended for his keen analysis that tackles rather complex issues of meaning and translation while remaining eminently readable. … Continue reading

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