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Michel Foucault

(Routledge Critical Thinkers)

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It is impossible to imagine contemporary critical theory without the work of Michel Foucault. His radical reworkings of the concepts of power, knowledge, discourse and identity have influenced the widest possible range of theories and impacted upon disciplinary fields from literary studies to anthropology. Aimed at students approaching Foucault's texts for the first time, ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published 2003 by Routledge (first published 2002)
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Michel foucault (Routledge Critical Thinkers series), Sara Mills

Sara Mills is Emeritus Professor in Linguistics at Sheffield Hallam University, England.

Her linguistic interests are the comparison of linguistic forms of expression in different languages, particularly in reference to politeness. Her other major work area is feminism.

Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, philologist and literary critic.

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This is what an introduction to foucault should be. Vastly better done than "Foucault: a very short introduction." It's organized conceptually, with accounts of the development of different concepts over time. No puzzling focus on limit experiences. This book would be extremely useful for someone teaching an introductory course on Foucault.
Sara Mill's other book, "Discourse," is also fantastic.
Jul 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Enlightening introduction to the work of Foucault.
Nov 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Incredibly useful introduction and very fun to read.
Sep 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
great little introduction
Rahima Barakat
Mar 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
'Don't study the idea per see, but look at the process by which it came into existence." has it the Faucauldian approach.
Adopting a Faucauldian approach to analyse whatever phenomenon (psychological, social, historical..) invites us to waltz on a slippery ground; i.e a certain fixed idea or ethos is now getting blurred as we track its development since the start.
Tingled with Skepticism, the Faucauldian paradigm is one which breaks the linear flow of thinking and and forces us to dive in the 'How
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Sara Mills is a Research Professor at the School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University. She has published on feminist linguistic and literary theory and on feminist post-colonial discourse theory.

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