Governing the Soul: The Shaping of the Private Self

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Free Association Books, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 320 pages
Governing the Soul is now widely recognized as one of the founding texts in a new approach to analyzing the links between political power, expertise and the self. This governmentality perspective has had important implications for a range of academic disciplines including criminology, political theory, sociology and psychology and has generated much theoretical innovation and empirical investigation. The second edition contains a new introduction, which sets out the methodological and conceptual bases of this approach. Also, a new final chapter has been added that considers some of the implications of recent developments in the government of subjectivity.

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Introduction
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People at
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The Psychology of War
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Copyright

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