Given the limitations of a short commentary, this article is restricted to an attempt to summarize the argument of a relatively small book, Discourses of Power. We should note the title of Barry Hindess’s book, Discourses of Power.1 This power?” it also does not attempt to provide a history of discourses of power. Discourses of Power From Hobbes to Foucault. Barry Hindess Police and Pastoral Power: Governmentality and Correctional Forensic Psychiatric Nursing.
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Discourses of Power by Barry Hindess. Philip Vergel marked it as to-read Jan 31, Table of contents Reviews Features Acknowledgements. The Best Books of Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Through a lucid exploration of the arguments of Michel Foucault, Hindess poses us urgent and challenging questions about how one might think beyond these limited visions of political sovereignty and political community.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Robert marked it as to-read Sep 25, In a brief concluding chapter, Hindess sums up both the strengths and limits of Foucault’s challenge to political theory, and points to the fictions of political community as constraints upon political thought which remain to be critically examined. Foucault on Power, Government and Domination. Through bold and invigorating investigations of the central texts of modern political thought, Barry Hindess uncovers their conceptual anatomy and reveals the pervasive implications of flawed understandings of power from Locke to contemporary liberalism and critical theory.
He unravels the confusion of power as capacity and power as right which has dogged modern political theory from Hobbes and Locke onwards, and sets out clearly the presuppositions of contemporary theories of power. Description In this accessible yet provocative text Barry Hindess provides a new interpretation of concepts of power within Western social thought, from Hobbes’ notion of “sovereign power” to Foucault’s account of “government”.
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Discourses of Power by Barry Hindess
It includes and examination of Foucault’s radicalcritique of conventional approaches to the study of power, takingup the question of whether Faucault himself escapes the problemsand presuppositions which he identifies in the work of others.
Description In this accessible yet provocative text Barry Hindess provides a new interpretation of concepts of power within Western social thought, from Hobbes’ notion of “sovereign power” to Foucault’s account of hhindess.
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