Jim Marshall: Foucault and disciplining the self

Educational Philosophy and Theory 37 (3):309-315 (2005)


This paper notes how Jim influenced my own use of Foucault and also focuses on two of James Marshall's New Zealand oriented texts. In the first, Discipline and Punishment in New Zealand Education he provides a Foucauldian genealogy of New Zealand approaches to both punishment and discipline, in particular corporal punishment. The second, his 1996 book co‐written with Michael Peters, Individualism and Community: Education and Social Policy in the Postmodern Condition, analyses political philosophy and social and educational policy as New Zealand changed from being a welfare state since the 1930s to a neoliberal one since the mid 1980s. Foucauldian understandings about power, bio‐power, governmentality, autonomy and subjectivity are brought to bear in their analysis

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The Political Technology of Individuals.Michel Foucault - 1988 - In Michel Foucault, Luther H. Martin, Huck Gutman & Patrick H. Hutton (eds.), Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault. University of Massachusetts Press. pp. 145--162.

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