An interesting collection – shame about the prohibitive price.
Foucault and Animals
Edited by Matthew Chrulew and Dinesh Joseph Wadiwel, Brill, 2016
Foucault and Animals is the first collection of its kind to explore the relevance of Michel Foucault’s thought for the question of the animal. Chrulew and Wadiwel bring together essays from emerging and established scholars that illuminate the place of animals and animality within Foucault’s texts, and open up his highly influential range of concepts and methods to different domains of human-animal relations including experimentation, training, zoological gardens, pet-keeping, agriculture, and consumption. Touching on themes such as madness and discourse, power and biopolitics, government and ethics, and sexuality and friendship, the volume takes the fields of Foucault studies and human-animal studies into promising new directions.
Matthew Chrulew, Ph.D. (2011) is a research fellow in the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts and the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University. His essays have…
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