Anthropologies of Modernity (Innbundet)

Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 288
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780631228264
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale Anthropologies of Modernity
This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault's contribution to current theories of modernity. This work: treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations; tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization to war, genetics, and AIDS; and, draws on work from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. Contributors include James Ferguson, Akhil Gupta, Aihwa Ong, Paul Rabinow, and Rayna Rapp.

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