From: Erik D Lindberg <edl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 1995 08:40:00 -0500 (CDT)
This is for a friend of mine. Does anyone know if Foucault first used
the distinction between macro and micro politics. And if so, where?
Thanks in advance
Erik D. Lindberg
Dept. of English and Comparative Lit.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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> What is the origin and/or the history of the terms "micropolitics" and
> "macropolitics"? Teresa de Lauretis uses them in _Technologies of
> Gender_ (I haven't read her latest book yet--does she continue the same
> thread?) and other folks have used them as well. For instance, Jon tells
> me they're really important to Deleuze and Guattari's _A Thousand
> Plateaus_. We think Foucault originated the distinction between micro-
> and macro- politics, but don't know in what text. Any ideas? Or, was it
> someone else? Any thoughts on the history of these terms would be great!
> Kathy Green
> University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee