Foucault: The Legacy
Table of contents



Foucault: a view from the antipodes
Clare O'Farrell

Part One: Literature and History

Sade as a Figure of Radical Modernity: Making-and-Breaking the History of Sexuality
Peter Cryle

Foucault/Artaud: The Madness of the Oeuvre
Edward Scheer

Eleutheromania: Freedom and Surveillance in Beckett and Foucault
Anthony Uhlmann

The Memoir, the Corpse and the Bad Judge: Foucault and Bataille
Shane Wilcox

The Body and Violence: The Subject of Knowledge in Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and Foucault's Analytic of Finitude
Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover

Foucault and New Historicism in Literary Studies
Claire Colebrook

Part Two: Australian History: Art, Science and Government

History and the Painted Landscape in Mid-nineteenth Century Australia
Russell Staiff

Foucault's 'Statement' and Paradigm change in Nineteenth Century Australia
Mary Mackay

Governing at a Distance: the Colonisation of Australia
Gavin Kendall

Foucault, Ideology and the Social Contract in Australian History
Geoff Danaher

Part Three: Art, Architecture and Cities

Art, Politics and the History of 'Change'
Thomas Wallgren

A Panoptic Art History? The Dilemma of Context
Andrew McNamara

'Making Facile Gestures Difficult': Artists, Criticality, and the Politics of Publicness?
Rob Garrett

Foucault's Gaze
Jean Hillier

'Architectural Irregularities': Discourse and Technique in a Foucauldien History of the Picturesque Cottage
John Macarthur

Part Four: Philosophy

The Ethics of Singularity in an Era of Complete Nihilism
Mika Ojakangas


An Exegesis of the Text Was ist Aufklarung? Foucault's Intellectual Testament
Jorge Davila

Clutter and Glitter: Foucault and the Writing of History
Andrew Thacker

Foucault, Politics and the Performative
Patricia Moynihan

The Subject of Foucault
Michael Janover

Foucault, Dialogue and the Other
Chris Falzon

Atrocity Mechanics: Is There a Logic to Modern Inhumanity?
Paul Alberts

The Disorder of Things: Foucault and Comic Writing
Tony Schirato

Beyond Power/Knowledge, or Towards Erasing the Distinction Between the Discursive and Non-discursive
George Petelin

Foucault's Sublime: E-mail to Postumius Terentianus
Philip Barker

Part Five: Psychoanalysis

Foucault, Hegel, Psychoanalysis and Anthropologies of Truth
David Holmes

Cathexis: Metaphorics of Power
Tony Thwaites

Part Six: Feminism

Foucault's 'care of the self': some implications for feminist politics
Moya Lloyd

Feminist history after Foucault
Gail Reekie

Poststructuralism, feminism and the question of rape: Rethinking the 'desexualisation' politics of Michel Foucault
Kylie Stephen

Brand news: using Foucault to theorise rape, the media and feminist strategies
Chris Atmore

Normalising equality: surveillance and the 'equitable' public servant
D.H. Jones

Part Seven: Truth, Law and Medicine

The Production of Truth: body and soul, Part 1: 'Telling truths': Truth telling in the judicial process
Dirk Meure

The Production of Truth: body and soul, Part 2: Displaying the truth of the body
Randall Albury

Legal language as discursive formation
Christine Higgins

Part Eight: The Art of Government

'Liberalism' and government: political philosophy and the liberal art of rule
David Burchell

A political ontology
Mitchell Dean

Culture and utility: Calculating culture's civilising effect
Tony Bennett

What is an expert?
J.P. Minson

Computers and governmentality in Australia's Department of Social Security
Paul Henman

Governing Chinese bodies: The significance of studies in the concept of governmentality for the analysis of birth control in China
Gary Sigley

A foucauldian genealogy of income
Ratnam Alagiah and Michael Gaffikin

'This is not a prison': Foucault, the Panopticon and Pentonville
John Pratt

Part Nine: Management Studies

Foucault, power, social theory and the study of organisations
Stewart Clegg

Foucault and management studies: Post-critical critique?
Shayne Grice

Part Ten: Public Relations

Constructing publics: Foucault's Power/Knowledge matrix and the genealogy of public relations and press agentry
P. David Marshall

The role of public relations in empowering groups and institutions: A study
Elizabeth Logan

Women politicians: Media objects or political subjects?
Judy Motion

Part Eleven: Policing the Environment

Governing the environment: The Programs and politics of environmental discourse
Ade Peace

Policing nature: Ecology, natural science and biopolitics
Paul Rutherford

Part Twelve: The 'Third World' and Postcolonialism

The colonial legacy of regulating 'Third World' women as the alluring 'Other'
Parlo Singh

Pastoral power: Foucault and the new imperial order
Patricia Stamp

Part Thirteen: Education

Personal autonomy as an aim of education: A foucauldian critique
James Marshall

Foucault lecturing in Japan

Ethics, technics, politics: Australian debates on competencies and citizenship
Denise Meredyth

Competency-based training - Taylorism revisited?
Bert Wigman

'This slender technique': Examining assessment policy
Daphne Meadmore

Michel Foucault, Dorothy Heathcote, Drama and early childhood
Kathleen Warren

Reconceptualising parent and child conflict: A foucauldian perspective
Susan Grieshaber

Power relations in pedagogy: An empirical study based on foucauldian thought
Jennifer Gore

Beyond the Panopticon: Accounting for behaviour in parent-teacher communications
Jayne Keogh

Disciplining students: The construction of student subjectivities
Barbara Grant

Part Fourteen: Health and Nursing

Foucault had to die shamefully
Michael Bartos

The new morality: Public health and personal conduct
Alan Petersen

The rhetoric of health care? Foucault, health care practices and the docile body - 1990s style
Julianne Cheek and Trudy Rudge

Using foucauldian ideas to analyse a problem concerning women and the environment
Elaine Stratford

The health of our children: A national efficiency framework for a nation
Janet Schmitzer

Foucault and gerontological knowledge: The making of the aged body
Stephen Katz

Action research in a nursing home: Theorising critical incidents arising from action through a foucauldian view of institutional power
Sue Crane

Toward a critical ontology: Nursing and the problem of the modern subject
Kim Walker

Repositioning the nurse
Suzanne Goopy

Part Fifteen: Marketing Foucault

The Name of the Author
Clare O'Farrell

Condensing Foucault
Alec McHoul