Melinda Cooper MIT Press (2017)

Why was the discourse of family values so pivotal to the conservative and free-market revolution of the 1980s and why has it continued to exert such a profound influence on American political life? Why have free-market neoliberals so often made common cause with social conservatives on the question of family, despite their differences on all other issues?

Didier Bigo, Frédéric Gros Frédéric Gros Palgrave (2017)

This book addresses the possibilities of analyzing the modern international through the thought of Michel Foucault.

Daniel McLoughlin Edinburgh University Press (2016)

Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of sovereignty was profoundly influential for critical theory as it grappled with issues of security and state violence in the wake of 11 September 2001. But what does his work have to say in an age characterised by financial crisis and political revolts?

Sergei Prozorov Routledge (2016)

The problematic of biopolitics has become increasingly important in the social sciences.

Daniel J. García López Melusina (2016)

Modern sex reason has been based on a normal-pathology dichotomy to discern the human being and the monster developed into a bio-political environment. Under this logic, legal, social and medical systems make safety devices and standardization with these monsters. But what would happen if we invested the tables?

Luis Lobo-Guerrero Routledge (2016)

This book is a contribution to the scholarly engagement with the wider problem of governing through risk and the politics of uncertainty. It takes life insurance as an empirical site from which to ask: what is the kind of governance created through insurance an instance of, and how does it contribute to the transcendence of liberalism?

Mika Ojakangas Routledge (2016)

This book explores the origins of western biopolitics in ancient Greek political thought.

Mark Kelly Zero Books (2015)

Biopolitical Imperialism applies Michel Foucault's notion of biopolitics to analysing international dynamics since the beginning of the twentieth century, pointedly disagreeing with the tendency of Foucault-inspired international relations theory to posit new forms of global biopolitical order, in favour of the conclusion that analysing the world biopolitically shows that the int

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Irus Braverman Standford University Press (2015)

Wild Life documents a nuanced understanding of the wild versus captive divide in species conservation. It also documents the emerging understanding that all forms of wild nature—both in situ (on-site) and ex situ (in captivity)—may need to be managed in perpetuity.

Ben Golder Stanford University Press (2015)

This book focuses on Michel Foucault's late work on rights in order to address broader questions about the politics of rights in the contemporary era. As several commentators have observed, something quite remarkable happens in this late work. In his early career, Foucault had been a great critic of the liberal discourse of rights.