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In: The SAGE Handbook of Neoliberalism

Chapter 4: Foucault and the Neoliberalism Controversy

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Foucault and the Neoliberalism Controversy
Foucault and the Neoliberalism Controversy
Mitchell Dean

In order to understand Foucault's relationship to neoliberalism, we need to understand not only his distinctive contribution but also what he tried to do in addressing the question of neoliberalism. That brings in questions of context and of his key interlocutors, of not simply the meaning of his words but what he intended to do with them. This is not a straightforward matter. Foucault's lectures on neoliberalism, The Birth of Biopolitics, delivered in early 1979, would appear in English only in the fateful year 2008. As a result, destiny has tied these lectures, which were concluded a month prior to the election of the Thatcher government in the United ...

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