Foucault and the Modern International: Silences and Legacies for the Study of World Politics

Genesis and Construction of the BookFoucault: The Explosives ExpertThe International as an Object for ThoughtFoucault, the International and IR: Aborted EncounterThe Field of IR and FoucaultLevels of ReadingNotesI De-disciplining Knowledge About the InternationalThe Figure of Foucault and the Field of International RelationsIR as a Field of StudyFoucault ReconfiguredDiscontinuitiesDomainsConclusionNotesMichel Foucault and International Relations: Cannibal RelationsIntroduction: Cannibal RelationsInternational Relations and Political Science in France: Why Foucault Never Met DuvergerDoing International Studies Differently: Foucault on War, Space, Territory, Population and GovernmentalityUsing Foucault to Re-launch the Debate on Borders, Mobility and FreedomGovernance and Governmentality, Welfare, Risk and (Flexi)securitySecurity, Biopolitics, Surveillance and Perfect Future: Dispositifs of Power and ResistanceConclusion: For the Death Relevailles, a Warning and Some QuestionsNotesThe Microphysics of Power ReduxPrologue: The Jaws of MigrationFrom Microphysics to Governmentality... and Back?Forces and StrugglesBodiesConclusionNotesII Between Philosophy and MethodPolitical Spirituality: Parrhesia, Truth and Factical FinitudeFactical FinitudePolitical Spirituality and ParrhesiaThe Ethos of the Subject of TruthAlethurgyProsopopoeia: Figuring Truth and RuleConclusionNotesPower as Sumbolon: Sovereignty, Governmentality and the InternationalSumbolonFoucault’s Trajectory on PowerFoucault and International PoliticsConclusionNotesFoucault and MethodIntroduction: “Tools”Parallel PracticesPhilosophy and MethodDispositifsTruth Weapons, Parrhesia and CritiqueThe Method of CritiqueNew CartographersStrategic Geography and Literary SpaceConclusion: Foucault and the Ethico-Politics of AestheticsNotesIII International?Silencing Colonialism: Foucault and the InternationalInternational Society and Its European Alterities: Silencing ColonialismThe Homogeneous Time of the International SocietyConclusionNotesViolence and the Modern International: An Archaeology of TerrorismProblem(s), Problematization, ArchaeologyProblem(s), Problematization and Theoretical PracticeFrom Problem to ProblematizationProblem, Concept and Theoretical PracticeThe Role of the Intellectual and the Archaeological Problematizing a Domain of PracticeArchaeology as MethodThe Emergence of Terrorism and the Problematization of ViolenceThe Counter-Insurgency Matrix of TerrorismTerrorism as an Object of KnowledgeSecurity in the Modern Problematization of ViolenceThe Archaeology of Terrorism and the Genesis of “Traceability Societies”The Emergence of the Concept of Terrorism and Associated Conceptual VariationsTerrorism as Political ViolenceThe Networking of Security Structures and the Emergence of Traceability as a Technology for Governing “Traceability Societies”NotesFoucault and the Historical Sociology of GlobalizationIV (Neo-)liberal?On Liberalism: Limits, the Market and the SubjectOn Bureaucratic Formalization: The Reality-Like Fiction of Neoliberal AbstractionsWhat Is Neoliberal Bureaucratization?Bureaucratization as AbstractionNeoliberal Bureaucratization: Abstraction as Reality Erected into a SystemFiction at the Heart of Neoliberal BureaucratizationNotesToo-Late Liberalism: From Promised Prosperity to Permanent AusterityLiberal Government: On the Verge of CrisisNeoliberal Government: In CrisisToo-Late Liberal Government: By CrisisNotesV Biopolitical?Biopolitics in the Twenty-First Century: The Malthus-Marx Debate and the Human Capital IssueMalthus or the Bio-economic Population ProblemMarx: Underlying Population, ClassesNeo-liberalism and Theories of Human Capital: Neither Population, Nor ClassConclusionNotesMesopolitics: Foucault, Environmental Governmentality and the History of the AnthropoceneVI Global?The Word and the Things: An Archaeology of an Amnesic NotionThe Negation of the Longue DureeThe Premises of a Globalist RepresentationTowards the Managerial InteroperabilityThe “Global Information Dominance”Security DynamicsThe Hybridization of ProfilingFrom Visible to Invisible ControlNotesFoucault and GeometriesPopulation-Territory; Biopolitics-GeopoliticsGeometricsThe Geometrics of GeopoliticsThe Geopolitics of Climate Change‘Anthropocene Geopolitics’NotesConclusion: Which Foucault? Which International?ProblematizationsOn the Politics of ConceptsSo Which International?NotesBibliography
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