Mad for Foucault: Rethinking the Foundations of Queer Theory

Mad for Foucault: Rethinking the Foundations of Queer Theory

Название:  Mad for Foucault: Rethinking the Foundations of Queer Theory

Автор:  Lynne Huffer

Серия:  Gender and Culture

Год:  2010

ISBN:  978-0-231-14918-1, 978-0-231-14919-8

Издательство:  Columbia University Press

Описание:  Michel Foucault was the first to embed the roots of human sexuality in discipline and biopolitics, therefore revolutionizing our conception of sex and its relationship to society, economics, and culture. Yet over the past two decades, scholars have limited themselves to the study of Foucault's History of Sexuality, volume 1 paying lesser attention to his equally explosive History of Madness. In this earlier volume, Foucault recasts Western rationalism as a project that both produces and represses sexual deviants, calling out the complicity of modern science and the exclusionary nature of family morality. By reclaiming these deft moves, Lynne Huffer teases out exciting new strands of Foucauldian thought. She then revisits the theorist's ethical work in light of these discoveries, divining an ethics of eros that sees sexuality as a lived experience we are repeatedly called on to remember. Throughout her study, Huffer weaves her own experiences together with Foucault's, sampling from...

Язык:  Английский

Формат:  150x230

Количество страниц:  376

Возрастное ограничение:  18+