Race and the Education of Desire. FOUCAULT’S HISTORY OF SEXUALITY .. Ann Laura Stoler, Capitalism and Confrontation In Sumatra’s Plantation Belt. Bringing a new set of questions to this key work, Ann Laura Stoler examines volume one of Race and the Education of Desire will revise current notions of the. Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Bringing a new set of questions to this key work, Ann Laura Stoler examines volume.
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Your Friends Email Address: She asks why there has been such a muted engagement with this work among students of colonialism for whom issues of sexuality and power are so essential.
For sgoler of us who find Foucault’s English translation an additional burden to understanding post-colonial theory and post-modernism, Stoler makes Foucault’s History of Sexuality accessible and fascinating. Stoler does great work here.
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Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things
Catherine rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Torb rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Written with verve, erudition, and a sense of engagement. Budiirawanto rated it liked it Mar 23, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
This is not a trivial point and no doubt the most powerful insight of the book.
Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal desige title of book 3. Reading this book is a challenge due to its theoretical denseness. If you haven’t read or not familiar with Foucault, this is not the book for you. Stoler also highlights how Foucualt lacked a gendered analysis around these subjects.
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Race in the Making: In her analysis, Stoler breaks down the internal enemy by extending it into the colonial context and gives it a specific racialized interpretation. Sign in Create an account. Account Options Sign in. Stoler makes Foucault’s theory on sexuality more accessible while forging the links between sexual technologies and racism that are only suggested in his work.
Amy Allen – – Philosophical Forum 31 2: Sara rated it liked it Jun 25, Sign up for new title announcements and special offers. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Her interest is to confirm or challenge these themes by both drawing on Foucault and extending his analysis.
You must obtain desird directly from the owner of the image. Race and the Education of Desire will revise current notions of the connections between European and an historiography and between the European bourgeois order and the colonial treatment of sexuality.
Theory meets history at its best? Race and the Education of Desire: Stoler uses Foucault’s lectures on biopower, racism, and the history of sexuality as a theoretical framework for analysis of Dutch colonialism and power.
She asks why there has been such a muted engagement with this work among students of colonialism for whom issues of sexuality and power are so essential. If book has an editor that is different from the article author, include editor’s name also.
But since Foucault’s work is framed within male European universals, his analyses are stilted. Erudite but clear and very compelling.
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By exploring how white, middle-class, female colonizers interacted with their black servants, we are able to see how colonial subjects were treated and surveilled as internal enemies. Refresh and try again. I’m not saying I disagree with this book; I’m saying I hated reading it. She also argues that this first volume of History of Sexuality contains a suggestive if not studied treatment of race.
Lisa Weems – – Studies in Philosophy and Education 29 6: European history is not only indissolubly linked to colonial history, it is predicated on it. Most of her evidence comes from the Dutch East Indies, but she flippantly claims the conclusions she draws can be applied to Europe in general and the British Empire more specifically without really supporting or demonstrating that claim. To ask other readers questions about Race and the Education of Desireplease sign up.
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