Foucault in an Age of Terror

Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society

Editors: Morton, S., Bygrave, S. (Eds.)

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This book focuses on the relationship between literary culture, power, society and war. It assesses the critical importance of Michel Foucault's lecture series Society Must Be Defended for contemporary debates about war and terror in literary and cultural studies, as well as social and political thought.

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SIMON BAINBRIDGE is Professor of Romantic Studies and Co-Director of the Wordsworth Cen Lancaster University, UK REBECCA FENSOME works on representations of Islam in the Renaissance, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, UK CLAIRE HANSON is Professor of English, University of Southampton, UK LUCY HARTLEY is an Associate Professor of Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Department of English, University of Michigan, USA ALEX HOUEN teaches English and American Studies at University of Sheffield, UK DAVID MACEY is an independent scholar and translator JOHN MARKS is Reader in French, Nottingham Trent University, UK ACHILLE MBEMBE is Research Professor in the Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa JULIAN REID is a Lecturer in War Studies, Kings College, London, UK

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foucault in an Age of Terror
Book Subtitle
Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society
Editors
  • S. Morton
  • S. Bygrave
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58433-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230584334
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57433-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36518-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 234
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