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Michel Foucault - a special programme on his work and influence.

Michel Foucault - Laurie Taylor presents a special programme on the life and work of the iconoclastic French philosopher and theorist. He's joined by Professor Stephen Shapiro, Professor Vikki Bell and Professor Lois McNay. Revised repeat.

Producer: Jayne Egerton

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28 minutes

Stephen Shapiro

Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick



Find out more about Stephen Shapiro



How to Read Foucault's Discipline and Punish
Anne Schwan, Stephen Shapiro (authors)
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN-10: 0745329810
ISBN-13: 978-0745329819



The Anti-capitalist Foucault (forthcoming)

Vikki Bell

Professor of Sociology and Convenor of MA in Critical & Creative Analysis at Goldsmiths College, London



Find out more about Vikki Bell



The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN-10: 0415717337
ISBN-13: 978-0415717335



Interrogating Incest: Feminism, Foucault and the Law
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN-10: 0415101042
ISBN-13: 978-0415101042

Lois McNay

Professor of Theory of Politics and Fellow, Somerville College, University of Oxford



Find out more about Lois McNay


Foucault and Feminism: Power, Gender and the Self
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
ISBN-10: 1555531539
ISBN-13: 978-1555531539



Foucault: A Critical Introduction
Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN-10: 0745609910
ISBN-13: 978-0745609911

Ethnography Award

Thinking Allowed in association with the British Sociological Association announces a new annual award for a study that has made a significant contribution to ethnography: the in-depth analysis of the everyday life of a culture or sub-culture.


Are you involved in social science research and completing or will have completed an ethnography this year? The Award is open to any UK resident currently employed as a teacher or researcher or studying as a postgraduate in a UK institution of higher education.


An entry should be a completed ethnography, a qualitative research project which provides a detailed description of the practices of a group or culture. Any sole authored book or peer reviewed research article published during the calendar year of the award will be eligible.


The judges for the Award are Professor Dick Hobbs, Professor Henrietta Moore, Dr Louise Westmarland, Professor Bev Skeggs. The Chair is Professor Laurie Taylor. (Please do not contact any judges directly).



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  • Wed 29 May 2019 16:00
  • Mon 3 Jun 2019 00:15

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