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

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
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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A brief genealogy of governmentality studies: the Foucault effect and its developments. An interview with Colin Gordon (2013)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
A brief genealogy of governmentality studies: the Foucault effect and its developments. An interview with Colin Gordon by Fabiana Jardim, Educação e Pesquisa, vol.39 no.4 São Paulo Oct./Dec. 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-97022013000400016 Full text available from this…

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Top ten posts on Progressive Geographies last week

How powerful is your passport? – infographic Judith Butler reviews Jacques Derrida, The Death Penalty Volume I New issue of Radical Philosophy, including discussion of the politics of translation Foucault’s major works to appear in a Pléiade edition Globe, Governmentality, … Continue reading

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A Mini-Interview: Mercedes Bunz explains meson press

Originally posted on Machinology:
meson press’ first book, Rethinking Gamification (PDF), was just released in Lüneburg. Part of the Hybrid Publishing Lab at the Leuphana University, the press focuses on digital culture and network media with the aim to “challenge contemporary theories…

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Searching for the sublime: Tuan’s Romantic Geography reviewed

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Sophie Leroy reviews Yi-Fu Tuan’s new book                       Romantic Geography: In Search of the Sublime Landscape, University of Wisconsin Press.

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Deborah Cowen – The Deadly Life of Logistics

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Society and Space editor Deborah Cowen’s new book, The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade is forthcoming from University of Minnesota Press in September 2014.  A…

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