Marking a major development in Foucault's thinking, this book takes as its starting point the notion of qbiopower, q studying the foundations of this new technology of power over populations. Distinct from punitive disciplinary systems, the mechanisms of power are here finely entwined with the technologies of security. In this volume, though, Foucault begins to turn his attention to the history of qgovernmentality, q from the first centuries of the Christian era to the emergence of the modern nation state--shifting the center of gravity of the lectures from the question of biopower to that of government. In light of Foucault's later work, these lectures illustrate a radical turning point at which the transition to the problematic of the qgovernment of self and othersq would begin.Marking a major development in Foucaulta#39;s thinking, this book takes as its starting point the notion of aquot;biopower, aquot; studying the foundations of this new technology of power over populations.
|Title||:||Security, Territory, Population|
|Author||:||Michel Foucault, Michel Senellart, Graham Burchell, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2009-02-03|