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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2001) 100 (2): 543–574.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Claire Colebrook 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Claire Colebrook Certeau and Foucault: Tactics and Strategic Essentialism There must be a logic of these...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 497–528.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Mark B. N. Hansen This essay stages an encounter between Michel Foucault’s work—especially his final thought concerning biopolitics, security, and population—and contemporary theorization of media’s experiential impact. The essay argues that the opportunity for such an encounter has been obscured...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 549–562.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Carolyn J. Dean Michel Foucault’s shift to “biopower” away from his earlier conception of power as a form of constraint from which there is no clear path to liberation is the subject of the essays in this issue. In the context of this shift, these essays address from fresh perspectives Foucault’s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2008) 107 (1): 55–70.
Published: 01 January 2008
...: Foucault, Agamben, and “Reproductive Rights” The condition of the living being about to be annihi- lated by death resembles the state in which we find ourselves in the maternal womb, or in the state of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 477–496.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Tim Dean This essay reconsiders biopolitical theory in relation to Michel Foucault’s pursuit of the problematic of pleasure during the final decade of his work. The question of pleasure straddles the temporal and methodological gulf that separates the first volume of his History of Sexuality from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 425–437.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Jacques Khalip It has been more than twenty-five years since the death of Michel Foucault, one of the last century’s most crucial philosophers, as well as just as many years since the publication of the final two volumes of The History of Sexuality . Since then, an extraordinary body of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 453–475.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay examines Michel Foucault’s reflections on self-formation in the shadow of the insurrection of subjugated knowledges. If, as Foucault argues in The Government of Self and Others , the conditions of the otherwise lie in the radically potential spaces of a kind of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2008) 107 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Michel Foucault's discussion of capital punishment (which forms one part of his analysis of the nature of political sovereignty) and some recent work by U.S. legal academics that echoes Foucault's discussion (not always consciously), this essay attempts to show how such a shift from the moral perspective...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2015) 114 (3): 571–593.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Leigh Claire La Berge From Foucault's claim that we are now all entrepreneurs of ourselves to Antonio Negri's (and others') claim that we are now in a moment of the real subsumption of labor to capital, the status of labor has changed. What aesthetic approaches to the status of labor as commodity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Michael Hardt Critique has become the primary mode of practicing theory today, at least theory conceived as a political intervention. Michel Foucault, in his final two years of lecture courses at the Collège de France, develops a critique of critique and proposes in its stead a militant form of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 989–997.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Sandro Mezzadra The essay analyzes Michel Foucault's outright dismissal of the shift from politics to the political in a lecture he gave at the Collège de France in February 1983 against the background of the political and theoretical discussion on the topic within Italian workerism in the 1970s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 529–547.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nancy Armstrong Victorian novelists were the first to confront the problem of the relationship between themselves as individuals and what Michel Foucault calls “man-as-species” or “population.” This is a problem for theorists of liberal democracy as well. In his 1975–76 lectures at the Collège de...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 April 2008
... the state of liberal identity politics for gay men in the United States. Avoiding subjective and psychological approaches to viral sex, this essay addresses viral sex in terms of the political economy of liberalism and biopower, featuring a discussion of Michel Foucault's late work on homosexuality...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2013) 112 (1): 129–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
... work in the context of other texts on the mental asylum from 1961 by Michel Foucault, Erving Goffman, and R. D. Laing, she produces a feminist reading of the mental asylum as a site in which one can understand the relationship between madness and violence, and as at once refuge and carceral space...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 439–452.
Published: 01 July 2012
...William Haver Throughout all of Michel Foucault’s work there is an uncompromising, albeit tacit, refusal to posit “society” as an object of knowledge and control. Rather, there emerges in various texts a thought of the common as the object of sense rather than of cognition. This essay attempts to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2012) 111 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 April 2012
... section of the essay follows Michel Foucault's interpretation of the Iranian Revolution to read the cycle of struggles in 2011 as biopolitical struggles. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Michael Hardt Falsify the Currency! ​In his final lectures at the Collège de...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2008) 107 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Alison Ross This introduction places the key themes of Giorgio Agamben's suite of works on biopolitics next to some of the concerns and problems that motivate the work of Michel Foucault and Jean-Luc Nancy. It considers the interrelation between Agamben's ontological mode of approach to political...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 367–398.
Published: 01 April 2016
... such as personalized medicine, hinges upon locating individual idiosyncrasies within large populations. The essay's first two sections draw on Michel Foucault's account of the historical emergence of biopolitics to illuminate the metaphysical assumptions that underwrite the modern concept of population...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2009) 108 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 July 2009
... response to Michel Foucault's ontology of the present, the essay reexamines the cultural ideology and poetics of négritude in light of the idea of an untimely and fractured present. At the center of the analysis is Aimé Césaire's Notebook of a Return to the Native Land . Jean-Paul Sartre and Jacques...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2017) 116 (3): 553–579.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Shatema Threadcraft Achille Mbembe coined the term necropolitics as a corrective to Michel Foucault's concept of biopolitics to account for “those figures of sovereignty whose central project is … the material destruction of human bodies and populations” most evident on the plantation and in the...