Foucault in an Age of Terror

Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society

  • Stephen Morton
  • Stephen Bygrave

About this book


This book focuses on the relationship between literary culture, power, society and war. It assesses the critical importance of Michel Foucault's lecture series Society Must Be Defended for contemporary debates about war and terror in literary and cultural studies, as well as social and political thought.


democracy Michel Foucault Political Thought

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen Morton
    • 1
  • Stephen Bygrave
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36518-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58433-4
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