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Foucault's monsters and the challenge of law

Author: Andrew N Sharpe
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2010.
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"A GlassHouse book."
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Named Person: Michel Foucault
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew N Sharpe
ISBN: 9780415430319 0415430313 9780203862834 020386283X
OCLC Number: 166383963
Description: [xv], 184 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Foucault's theoretical framework --
Foucault's monsters as genealogy : the abnormal individual --
An English legal history of monsters --
Changing sex : the problem of transsexuality --
Sharing bodies : the problem of conjoined twins --
Admixing embyros : the problem of human/animal hybrids --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Andrew N. Sharpe.
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In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard's 'scapegoat' and Zygmunt Bauman's 'stranger', this book suggests that the figure of 'the  Read more...

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