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Elke Schwarz

. Hannah Arendt, On Revolution (2006a: 49) [W]hat occurred in the eighteenth century in some Western countries … was a different phenomenon having perhaps a wider impact than the new morality; this was nothing less than the entry of life into history. Michel Foucault, The Will to Knowledge (1998: 141) While

in Death machines
Towards a re-thinking of legal justice in transitional justice contexts
María del Rosario Acosta López

is the central hypothesis of [Michel Foucault], which Agamben fails to appreciate due to his fixation on the concept of sovereignty” (p. 66–67, note 34). For the time 95 Between law and violence 95 being, I will have to leave aside a detailed description of this third stage of Menke’s account of the history of tragedy. It is indeed an important step in Menke’s argument, but one that deserves a commentary on its own. In what follows, I will just presuppose this step as one of the sides (and nuances) of a complex operation of the violence of the law, in order to

in Law and violence
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Christoph Menke

self-​conviction, Oedipus punishes himself for having been, ultimately in the exact sense of his curse, extra-​legal. 38 Hegel, Elements of the Philosophy of Right, § 100. 39 See C. Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishments, trans. G. R. Newman and P. Marongiu (New Brunswick:  Transaction, 2009). Michel Foucault has reconstructed the gradual adoption of this answer; see Foucault, Discipline and Punish, 104–​34. 40 W. Benjamin, “Critique of Violence,” in Selected Writings, vol. 1: 1913–​1926, eds M. Bullock and M. Jennings (Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press

in Law and violence
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Josefina A. Echavarria

drawing attention to the kinds of assumptions and unchallenged ways of thinking upon which our accepted security practices rest. As David Campbell (1998: 191) notes in recalling the words of Michel Foucault, criticism is an exercise in which the obvious and self-evident is no longer treated as such. To criticise leads us to making the seemingly simple more difficult, problematising and questioning our own sedimented

in In/security in Colombia
Bryce Evans

work’ that has focused on the working class in this period. 7 These newer works are indebted to an established literature on the body, work and power. Prominent examples include the works of Michel Foucault and Pierre Bourdieu, while Carol Wolkowitz has explored the same theme from a gendered perspective. 8 In turn, this analysis of nutritional issues in Emergency

in Medicine, health and Irish experiences of conflict 1914–45
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Tim Aistrope

society see Michel Foucault, Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reform (Oxford: Routledge, 2001 ). 39 The White House, The National Security Strategy of the United States of America , p. 9. 40

in Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy
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Adrian Millar

–74. 38 Žižek (ed.), Mapping Ideology , p. 326. 39 Robert Young, ‘What does psychoanalysis have to offer to newly democratising countries?’, , p. 5. 40 Michel Foucault, Madness and Civilization

in Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflict
Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

literature associated with the affective turn has prompted extensive analysis of the affective dimensions of apparatuses of security from the perspective of what Michel Foucault famously termed governmentality – ‘the conduct of conduct’ – it has paid less attention to the voices of those subjects produced by such architectures of governance. 2 Indeed, Jarvis and Lister's ( 2012 ) complaint about the

in Everyday security threats
Jean-François Caron

's armies, the king commanded that all superiors must receive absolute obedience from their subordinates and that all orders must be obeyed without hesitation. Since then, submission to a higher authority has become the norm in all armies of the world, such that the French philosopher Michel Foucault ( 1975 ) has compared the military to the penitentiary system.. As a consequence, the training of members of the armed forces during

in A theory of the super soldier
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Tim Aistrope

or the accepted mode of inquiry; productive of a political space in which acceptable politics can occur, secured by contrast to the problematic views of apparently irrational paranoiacs. Of course, this kind of analysis evokes Michel Foucault’s influential account of the power/knowledge nexus, and particularly the way bodies of knowledge are demarcated and sustained through

in Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy