The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978–1979 (Lectures at the College de France)

The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978--1979 (Lectures at the College de France) Author Michel Foucault
ISBN-10 0312203411
ISBN-13 9780312203412
Year 2010-03-02
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Picador
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Picador is proud to publish the sixth volume in Foucault s prestigious groundbreaking series of lectures at the Collge de France from 1970 to 1984 The Birth of Biopolitics continues to pursue the themes of Foucault s lectures from Security Territory Population Having shown how eighteenth century political economy marks the birth of a new governmental rationality seeking maximum effectiveness by governing less and in accordance with the naturalness of the phenomena to be governed Michel Foucault undertakes a detailed analysis of the forms of this liberal governmentality In a direct and conversational tone this book raises questions of political philosophy and social policy that are at the heart of current debates about the role and status of neo liberalism in twentieth century politics

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