Description - Foucault on Politics, Security and War by Michael Dillon
Foucault on Politics, Society and War interrogates Foucault's controversial genealogy of modern biopolitics. These essays situate Foucault's arguments, clarify the correlation of sovereign and bio-power and examine the relation of bios, nomos and race in relation to modern war.
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Author Biography - Michael Dillon
MICHAEL DILLON is Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Lancaster, UK. He has published widely on politics of security and on political and cultural theory. Among his books are Politics of Security: Towards a Political Philosophy of Continental Thought (1996). Michael Dillon is also co-editor of The Journal of Cultural Research. ANDREW W. NEAL is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh, UK. His PhD, which he is currently developing for publication as Exceptionalism and the Politics of Counter-Terrorism: Liberty, Security and the War on Terror, won the British International Studies Association thesis prize in 2006. He has published articles as sole and joint author on Foucault, exceptionalism and critical approaches to security.