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Power

The Essential Works of Michel Foucault 1954-1984

Michel Foucault

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Penguin
18 August 2020
The Essential Works of Michel Foucault offer the definitive collection of Foucault's articles, interviews and seminars The third and final volume of the Essential Works of Foucault series, Power brings together his writings on the issues that he helped make the core agenda of Western political culture- medicine, prisons, psychiatry, government and sexuality, in particular showing his concerns with human rights, discrimination and exclusion. It also includes articles and open letters published directly in response to the issues of the time, calling for reform in abortion, asylum and the death penalty. All the pieces here bring a new sense of Foucault's huge influence on the politics of personal freedom.
By:   Michel Foucault
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   362g
ISBN:   9780241435083
ISBN 10:   0241435080
Series:   Penguin Modern Classics
Pages:   528
Publication Date:   18 August 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Michel Foucalt (1926-84) was one of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France. Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.

Reviews for Power: The Essential Works of Michel Foucault 1954-1984

Who since Weber, or perhaps even Hobbes, has done as much to show why power is such a profound, elusive and treacherous presence throughout our experience? * The Times Higher Education *


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