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Authors: Jason L. Powell (Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK) 
Book Description:
This book explores the biography, issues and legacy of French social theorist and philosopher Michel Foucault. Arguably, Foucault was the greatest scholar of the 20th century and has left a huge legacy. The issues that emanate from his work will be discussed and evaluated especially in relation to applied social science as a discipline of study as well as empirical examples from contemporary social research. In particular, the book explores examples drawing from helping professions to illuminate the legacy of Michel Foucault and his influential concepts and theories. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents:
Chapter One: Introduction – Why Foucault? pp. 1-8

Chapter Two: Foucault and impact on Applied Social Science pp. 9-22

Chapter Three: The Foucauldian Relevance of Governmentality and Power to helping professions pp. 23-44

Chapter Four: Foucault’s Legacy: Judith Butler, Performance and Social Work pp. 45-62

Chapter Five: Conclusion pp. 63-82

Index pp. 83-89

   Series:
      Social Perspectives in the 21st Century (Series Editor: Jason L. Powell, Associate Dean of Faculty, Coventry University, UK)
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 89, 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-539-8
   Status: AV
  
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PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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