Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2019

248 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474445726

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A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law

From Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

Jacopo Martire

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Addresses a surprisingly overlooked Foucauldian conundrum: what is the logical relationship between modern law and power?
  • Critically engages with current Foucauldian literature in the fields of law, philosophy and politics to give you an engaging and comprehensive overview of the field
  • Surveys the development of the modern legal phenomenon in an innovative and original way
  • Demonstrates the critical limits of both liberal and radical approaches to law
  • Develops the potential of Foucault's theory in analysing the modern legal phenomenon, opening up new avenues for research

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