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Anti-foundationalism

Mark Bevir and R. A. W. Rhodes

in The State as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580750
eISBN:
9780191723179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580750.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores what many observers suggest are the leading present-day forms of interpretive social science: postmodern theories of discourse. First, we challenge the belief these approaches ... More


Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Claire Edwards and Eluska Fernández (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Recent years have witnessed a burgeoning international literature which develops the potential of Foucauldian-inspired notions of governmentality to understand the construction of health problems, ... More


Dancing Jacobins

Rafael Sánchez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since independence from Spain the trope of an endless antagonism pitting civilization against barbarism has remained pervasive in Latin America’s republican imaginary. This book apprehends that trope ... More


Variations on the Solidarity Blues

Richard Iton

in In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178463
eISBN:
9780199851812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178463.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When trying to establish the identity of something, one does not automatically refer to the aspects that do not involve the subject, or to attributes from which the subject is exempted. That being ... More


Wild Arabs and savages: A history of juvenile justice in Ireland

Paul Sargent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089169
eISBN:
9781781706626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089169.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book is the first history of juvenile justice in Ireland. Utilising a ‘governmentality’ framework, it charts the emergence of juvenile justice from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the ... More


A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law: From Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

Jacopo Martire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411929
eISBN:
9781474435215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411929.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Although Foucault is certainly one of most influential scholars of our age, law is for Foucauldian scholarship akin to an “undigestable meal”. This is due to a seemingly unresolvable dilemma: how is ... More


Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Christine Hentschel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Security in the Bubble is about the struggles of urbanites to come to terms with life in the city as dangerous. This book examines newly emerging aesthetic, affective and inclusionary spatialities of ... More


Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Brian Lund

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Housing has been labelled a ‘wicked’ problem: complex, territorial, open-ended and intractable. This book underscores the role of politics in generating this ‘wickedness’, highlighting the ‘actors’ ... More


German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Maiken Umbach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This is a study of a distinctive brand of modernism, which first emerged in late 19th‐century Germany, and remained influential throughout the inter‐war years and beyond. Its supporters saw ... More


The Sociology of Unemployment

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097904
eISBN:
9781781708903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097904.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Unemployment is not just the absence of work, but a specific experience, formed historically by various forms of governmentality. Indeed, only those who meet the official criteria are registered as ... More


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