Introduction to Studies in Governmentality
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2012
One of the most influential frameworks in sociology and the social sciences in recent years has been that derived from Michel Foucaults lectures on governmentality. The course is relevant to students studying sociology, anthropology, political science, international relations, philosophy and human geography among other areas.
|Objectives||The course aims to provide an introduction to the studies of Michel Foucault with a focus on their sources, their development and their application to the study of power and governance in local and international contexts, such as social policy, criminology, security studies, biomedicine, and international governance.|
Introduction to governmentality.
Governmentality as social science method.
Histories of mentalities of government.
Liberalism and neo-liberalism.
Government of the self and others.
Government of the social
|Assumed Knowledge||10cps SOCA 1000 level courses or equivalent.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term