Foucault, the Family and Politics

Rocha, Leon (2012) Foucault, the Family and Politics. Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 9780230348479, 9781349345656, 9781137291288

Full content URL: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137291288

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Abstract

Drawing on the writings of Foucault, this book explores the politics and power-dynamics of family life, examining how everyday obligations such as attending school, going to work and staying healthy are organized through the family. The book includes an essay by Foucault, Les désordres des familles , translated here in English for the first time.

Keywords:Political Sociology, Intellectual History, Michel Foucault (1926-1984), Gender Studies, Political Philosophy
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V500 Philosophy
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V340 Intellectual History
L Social studies > L370 Social Theory
L Social studies > L320 Gender studies
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V140 Modern History
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V220 European History
L Social studies > L380 Political Sociology
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
ID Code:34989
Deposited On:19 Feb 2019 12:18

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