Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the Collège de France : 1977-78

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 - Political science - 417 pages
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Foucault explores the birth of the modern nation state in the 18th century through an analysis of its administration of institutionalised power relations, beginning with the fundamental technologies of security.

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Review: Lectures at the College de France, 1977-78: Security, Territory and Population (Lectures at the Collège de France)

User Review  - Troy - Goodreads

Another amazing lecture. I recently read another collection of Foucault's lectures and it was amazing. This book contains the next series of lectures from the ones I read. What I personally want is a ... Read full review

Review: Lectures at the College de France, 1977-78: Security, Territory and Population (Lectures at the Collège de France)

User Review  - Elena - Goodreads

Super interesting, need to finish at some point. Initial thoughts: - Euro-centric; understandable, but should be read as an example of things occurring globally - Smallpox inoculation as example of security - Interesting use of raison d'etat Read full review

About the author (2009)

MICHEL FOUCAULT, acknowledged as the pre-eminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines.

ARNOLD I. DAVIDSON is Series Editor, and teaches Philosophy, Divinity, Comparative Literature, and History of Science at the University of Chicago, USA. He is Executive Director of the journal, Critical Inquiry and Co-editor of the anthology, Michel Foucault: Philosophie.

GRAHAM BURCHELL is Translator, and has written essays on Michel Foucault and is an Editor of The Foucault Effect.

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