RE: Foucault and 'the starving millions'

I'd recommend some of Bill Connolly's work on Foucault in political theory.
PARADOX. Also, "Beyond Good and Evil: The Ethical Sensibility of Michel
Foucault" in POLITICAL THEORY, 1993. It does alot with regards to how
Foucault's work plays into more general issues of the 'real world'.

Also, the last interview in REMARKS ON MARX is very good for this stuffas

Just to end this post with a question: why wouldn't issues aboutthe
constructed, contingent and relational nature of (social) identities (such
as the things Foucault and Derrida are speaking about), not be precisely
relevent for issues such as genocide,
torture, and the like? Isn't that
precisely what so manypeople need to come to terms with? Isn't it

Could it not precisely be the drive to avoid coming to terms with the
incompleteness, interrelatedness, etc. of identity which drives the
suppression of difference? I.e., wouldn't you say that one of the things
the combatants in, say, the former Yugoslavia, need is to realize these things
about the identities they are fighting to 'protect'?

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