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Accounting and strategy: towards understanding the historical genesis of modern business and military strategy

Keith Hoskin, Richard Macve, and John Stone

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the following double question: precisely how and when did the modern practice of strategy and its theorization emerge? What is its historical and thereby present link to ... More


Disciplinary Power: Testing the Hobbesian Hypothesis

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the historical transformation of power from sovereignty as the dominant form to discipline. It first provides a brief recap of the general account of power and power relations ... More


Reframing the Theory: Biopower and Governmentality

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Michel Foucault’s revision of his initial analysis of power by introducing two new central concepts: biopower and governmentality. Foucault realized that disciplinary power ... More


Room for resistance? Parenting Orders, disciplinary power and the production of ‘the bad parent’

Amanda Holt

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Since their inception in the Crime and Disorder Act of 1998, Parenting Orders have provided New Labour with another tool with which to fight its battle against crime and anti-social behaviour. This ... More


Foucault's Critical Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central thesis of this book is that Michel Foucault’s account of power does not foreclose the possibility of ethics; on the contrary, it provides a framework within which ethics becomes possible. ... More


The Power of Life and Death

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the power of life and death, and how such a grand phrase could come to stand for something so brutal as killing. Also known as the sword of justice, the right to take life and ... More


Michel Foucault as Critical Theorist

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores two central themes of Michel Foucault’s critical theory: power and ethics. It considers the ways that Foucault raises challenges and questions for his readers, questions that ... More


Public Health and Biopolitics: Disciplining Through Disease Control

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines public health and disease control through the state’s efforts at combatting cholera and venereal disease. It considers the impact of Joseon practices and conventions, the ... More


Man’s “Vain and Insatiable Desires,” or the “Oeconomy of Greatness”

Miguel de Beistegui

in The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547374
eISBN:
9780226547404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547404.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Once the object of government is identified as population, the question becomes one of knowing whether, beneath all the natural variables that define a population, there is something like an ... More


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