Posts Tagged: Foucault

Eugene Thacker – The Global Genome

Eugene Thacker. The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture. The MIT Press, 2005. Although the main object of Thacker’s The Global Genome is biology (and body itself), the context in which he deals with the object throughout the book is

Eugene Thacker – The Global Genome

Eugene Thacker. The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture. The MIT Press, 2005. Although the main object of Thacker’s The Global Genome is biology (and body itself), the context in which he deals with the object throughout the book is

Nikolas Rose – The Politics of Life Itself

Nikolas Rose, The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-first Century, Princeton University Press, 2006. While reading Rose’s The Politics of Life Itself, I thought that it was complementing Kaushik Sunder Rajan’s Biocapital, where I had

Nikolas Rose – The Politics of Life Itself

Nikolas Rose, The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-first Century, Princeton University Press, 2006. While reading Rose’s The Politics of Life Itself, I thought that it was complementing Kaushik Sunder Rajan’s Biocapital, where I had

Agamben – Homo Sacer

Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life, Stanford UP, 1998. Agamben finds the essence of modern politics – in accordance with modernity and capitalism – at the “inclusion of zoē in the polis” or, in other words, the

Agamben – Homo Sacer

Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life, Stanford UP, 1998. Agamben finds the essence of modern politics – in accordance with modernity and capitalism – at the “inclusion of zoē in the polis” or, in other words, the

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Foucault, The History of Sexuality, Vol. I

When it comes to power relations, Foucault tries to overcome traditional assumption on power (p. 94-) by treating it as something exercised from not single and fixed point but multiple and mobile points. Thus, he could assert that the “points

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Foucault, The History of Sexuality, Vol. I

When it comes to power relations, Foucault tries to overcome traditional assumption on power (p. 94-) by treating it as something exercised from not single and fixed point but multiple and mobile points. Thus, he could assert that the “points

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memo on Foucault

How to apply Foucault’s The History of Sexuality to the analysis of North Korean disturbing propaganda bills in anti-communist era of South Korea from 60s to 80s. had to confront them, had to collect them to dispose them… but had

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memo on Foucault

How to apply Foucault’s The History of Sexuality to the analysis of North Korean disturbing propaganda bills in anti-communist era of South Korea from 60s to 80s. had to confront them, had to collect them to dispose them… but had

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Aihwa Ong – Buddha is Hiding

Aihwa Ong, Buddha is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America, Univ. of Califirnia Press, 2003. Aihwa Ong’s Buddha is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America is a book on the complicated process of transformation and the production of citizen-subject through the

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Aihwa Ong – Buddha is Hiding

Aihwa Ong, Buddha is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America, Univ. of Califirnia Press, 2003. Aihwa Ong’s Buddha is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America is a book on the complicated process of transformation and the production of citizen-subject through the