Category Archives: Publishing

Academic Muse – advice for writers from Alan Klima

This looks a useful site with lots of advice on academic writing – Academic Muse from Alan Klima. There is a paid part of the site, but lots of free content too. Thanks to Sue Ruddick for the link. I’ve … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power forthcoming in Chinese translation

Both Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power are now forthcoming in Chinese translation with Beijing Publishing Group. Both books are also forthcoming in Korean with Nanjing Publishing House.

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Marcus Doel’s Geographies of Violence in the Society and Space book series now published

Marcus Doel’s book Geographies of Violence: Killing Time, Killing Space is now published. This is the third book to appear in the Society and Space book series I edit with Sage. We experience violence all our lives, from that very first scream … Continue reading

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Why you should double-check references…

I have long made a point of trying to avoid references of the form ‘X cited in Y’ (see Eleven Thoughts on Reading and Citing), at least without first checking source X. Having spent quite a bit of time recently … Continue reading

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Rob Kitchin – Balancing and redistributing ‘additional’ academic work

Rob Kitchin has a very good piece on ‘Balancing and redistributing ‘additional’ academic work‘ at his The View from the Blue House blog. Beginning with an absolutely terrifying list of requests to review, examine, interview, contribute etc. (and I thought I … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory – now available in Chinese translation

My 2013 book The Birth of Territory is now available in Chinese translation. It can be ordered here.  

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David Scott (ed.), Understanding Foucault, Understanding Modernism reviewed at NDPR

David Scott (ed.), Understanding Foucault, Understanding Modernism is reviewed at NDPR by Corey McCall. This sounds an interesting collection – what a shame about the grotesque price. Even with the 10% discount, both physical book and e-book are over £80. Michel … Continue reading

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The Future of the University Press: A Forum (part open access)

The Future of the University Press: A Forum in the Chronicle of Higher Education (a couple of pieces are open access; most only accessible to subscribers). We asked publishers, press directors, editors, scholars, and other insiders for their views on … Continue reading

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Here Be Monsters: A Punctum Publishing Primer – Eileen Joy on the current state of academic publishing

Here Be Monsters: A Punctum Publishing Primer – Eileen Joy on the current state of academic publishing. Much to think about here. punctum doesn’t publish books for your grandmother’s tenure and promotion committee, which somehow, through a strange process of … Continue reading

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Giorgio Agamben, The Omnibus Homo Sacer – forthcoming in July from Stanford University Press

I’d seen a French translation of this, and so was wondering if there would be an English version, and here it is: Giorgio Agamben, The Omnibus Homo Sacer – forthcoming in July from Stanford University Press. 1336 pages, bringing together all … Continue reading

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