Monthly Archives: March 2011

Security, Territory, Population

Foucault, Michel. 2007. Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1977-1978. Foucault says he’s following the genesis of a political knowledge that put “population” at the center of its concerns. He uses “government” as the guiding thread of … Continue reading

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Society Must Be Defended

Foucault, Michel. 1997. Society Must Be Defended: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1975-1976 He starts the lectures defining “subjugated knowledges,” as those that have been both written out of history and submerged in it in a masked form. He … Continue reading

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