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Natalie Oswin, Global City Futures: Desire and Development in Singapore – UGA Press, 2019

Natalie Oswin, Global City Futures: Desire and Development in Singapore – UGA Press, 2019 Global City Futures offers a queer analysis of urban and national development in Singapore, the Southeast Asian city-state commonly cast as a leading “global city.” Much … Continue reading

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Duncan Kelly, Politics and the Anthropocene – Polity, August 2019

Duncan Kelly, Politics and the Anthropocene – Polity, August 2019 The Anthropocene has become central to understanding the intimate connections between human life and the natural environment, but it has fractured our sense of time and possibility. What implications does … Continue reading

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Marcel M. van der Linden and Gerald Hubmann (eds.), Marx’s Capital: An Unfinishable Project? Haymarket, 2019

Marcel M. van der Linden and Gerald Hubmann (eds.), Marx’s Capital: An Unfinishable Project? Haymarket, 2019 Good to see this is now available in paperback For almost 150 years, scholars have been debating how to interpret Marx’s seminal work Capital … Continue reading

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‘Terrain, Politics, History’, Dialogues lecture at the RGS-IBG conference (audio recording)

Yesterday I gave the Dialogues in Human Geography lecture at the RGS-IBG conference at the Royal Geographical Society in London on the theme of ‘Terrain, Politics, History’. It was chaired by Jeremy Crampton and had responses from Kimberley Peters, Rachael … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 26 – Defert, Wahl, Warsaw, Hamburg, Dumézil

Since the last update, and a short holiday in Wales, I’ve been systematically going through each of the previously drafted chapters, and doing a bit of reorganization. I’ve also worked through all the issues of Le Magazine Littéraire which have theme … Continue reading

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Books received – Martin Jones, Cities and Regions in Crisis and some for the early Foucault work

A copy of Martin Jones, Cities and Regions in Crisis, generously sent by Martin, and some second-hand ones for The Early Foucault work. Clavel, Mauriac and Italiaander all knew Foucault at different times, and Pestana is a useful study of his early … Continue reading

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Antía Mato Bouzas, Kashmir as a Borderland: The Politics of Space and Belonging across the Line of Control, Amsterdam University Press, 2019

Antía Mato Bouzas, Kashmir as a Borderland: The Politics of Space and Belonging across the Line of Control, Amsterdam University Press, 2019 Kashmir as a Borderland: The Politics of Space and Belonging across the Line of Control examines the Kashmir dispute from … Continue reading

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Special issue: The Politics of Life. European Journal of Social Theory (2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Special issue: The Politics of Life, European Journal of Social Theory, Volume 22 Issue 3, August 2019 Contents Guest editors: Greg Bird and Heather Lynch Special issue introduction Introduction to the politics of life: A…

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Nancy Luxon (ed.), Archives of Infamy: Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens – University of Minnesota Press, August 2019

Nancy Luxon (ed.), Archives of Infamy: Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens – University of Minnesota Press, August 2019 Great to see a copy of this collection, in which I have a piece ‘Home, Street, City: … Continue reading

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Arthur Bradley, Unbearable Life: A Genealogy of Political Erasure – Columbia University Press, October 2019

Arthur Bradley, Unbearable Life: A Genealogy of Political Erasure – Columbia University Press, October 2019 In ancient Rome, any citizen who had brought disgrace upon the state could be subject to a judgment believed to be worse than death: damnatio … Continue reading

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