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Condensing Foucault

McHoul, A. (1997) Condensing Foucault. In: O'Farrell, C., (ed.) Foucault: The Legacy. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Queensland, pp. 771-782.


Michel Foucault was one of the most influential thinkers of the late twentieth century, leaving behind him a rich legacy of ideas which has been taken up eagerly by researchers from across the entire spectrum of the social sciences and humanities. This book testifies to the enormous and increasing impact of Foucault's ideas on both theoretical and applied research in the most diverse fields.

The 72 authors in this collection use Foucault's ideas to promote new and radical thinking in areas such as art, architecture, urban planning, philosophy, literary criticism, linguistics, public relations, management, the environment, accounting, education, sexualities, health, nursing, feminism, law, medicine, third world issues, the analysis of institutions such as prisons and hospitals, the analysis of bureaucracy and government, political theory, media studies and the history and philosophy of science.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Humanities
Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
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