Monthly Archives: October 2013

More books received

All from University of Chicago Press in recompense for some review work – some interesting books from Eric Santner, Cary Wolfe, Derrida, Tracy B. Strong, and a couple on political theology and/or Shakespeare. Advertisements

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Books received

Three old Althusser volumes; Eric Hazan’s history of the barricade; the reissue of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis; Chamayou’s Manhunts; and two new books (well, one 2013 and one 2011) by Daniel Heller-Roazen.

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Foucault, On the Government of the Living – forthcoming in 2014

Palgrave now have a page for Foucault’s 1979-80 lecture course On the Government of the Living. Thanks to Harvey Shoolman for the alert. [update – publication has slipped from March to September 2014]

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Concept of World from Kant to Derrida – open access preview

Thanks to dmfant for the alert to this open access preview of Sean Gaston’s very useful book The Concept of World from Kant to Derrida.

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Ariel’s Ecology reviewed by Angela Last

Originally posted on Society and space:
Angela Last reviews Monique Allewaert Ariel’s Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics, University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

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Foucault’s Last Decade – fourth update

It has been a long time since the third update on the book I’m writing entitled Foucault’s Last Decade, under contract with Polity Press. Since that last update I’ve moved house and started a new job – both of which have … Continue reading

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Marcelo Hoffman, Foucault and Power – soon to be published

I’ve just heard from Bloomsbury that advance copies of Marcelo Hoffman’s really important study Foucault and Power: The Influence of Political Engagement on Theories of Power are now being sent out – I wrote one of the endorsements. Highly recommended. Here’s … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS – ‘law and geography’ (a special issue of the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment)

Originally posted on lukebennett13:
‘Law and geography’ A special issue of the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment Guest Issue editors: Luke Bennett, Department of the Natural & Built Environment, Sheffield Hallam University; & Professor Antonia Layard, Birmingham…

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Alternative learning spaces: McCree on Kraftl

Originally posted on Society and space:
Ecological artist, educator and writer Mel McCree reviews Peter Kraftl’s new book Geographies of Alternative Education: Diverse Learning Spaces for Children and Young People published by Policy Press.

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Foucault, Miles Davis, Ghanaian sunshine…

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