Re: [Foucault-L] Foucault/Wallerstein

Hi Bill,

You should check the work of Anibal Quijano and Walter Mignolo. They both
engage with Wallerstein and Foucault. For example Quijano's "Coloniality of
Power" is the product of governmental world process.


Quoting "French, William R." <WFRENCH@xxxxxxxx>:

> Greetings,
> I'm currently winding down on my BA thesis research, and about to start
> writing. The topic is retheorizing the modern-world system (Wallerstein et.
> al) and global social change from the perspective of "social space" I
> extrapolate from Foucault's primary methods/concepts (episteme, discourse,
> governmentlality, subjectivity).
> I have been unable to find in any of the secondary literature a discussion
> directly world-systems theory in relation to Foucault or visaversa, which is
> no problem (the closest is Hardt/Negri mentioning Arrighi's Long Twentieth
> Cetury in Empire). In the primary literature, Focuault mentions Braudel (a
> major influence for world-systems) and Wallerstein mentions but does not
> really discuss Foucault on a few occassions.
> Is there anything that I'm missing (secondary or primary)? Of course, any
> other suggestions are welcome.
> P.S. anybody have any commentary on Empire's use of biopower? It seemed to me
> they sort have butchered the concepts application at worst or were terribly
> unclear at best...but maybe I just missed something.
> Cheers!
> Bill R. French
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