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Marrying into the Nation

Immigrant Bachelors, French Bureaucrats, and the Conjugal Politics of Naturalization in the Third Republic

Nimisha Barton

elaboration of state power. See Connell, Gender and Power , 128–29; Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality , vol. 1 (New York: Vintage Books, 1988). 10 John C. Torpey, The Invention of the Passport: Surveillance, Citizenship, and the State (Cambridge

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Camille Robcis and Benjamin Poole

slippery concept of liberalism, it seems equally important to remember that the project of liberalism, as Michel Foucault—amongst others—has taught us, was never to promote less state or less government but rather better, more efficient, and more

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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

phrase “inequities of global capitalism” points to an aspect of the book that, despite its many excellent qualities, struck a false note for me: a subtle but pervasive point of view that I might call “neo-Marx meets neo-Foucault.” The casual Marxism of

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Famine and the Science of Food in the French Empire, 1900–1939

Yan Slobodkin

empire see, Herrick Chapman and Laura L. Frader, eds., Race in France: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Politics of Difference (New York: Berghahn Books, 2004); Anne Laura Stoler, Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality

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Is France Still Relevant?

Sophie Meunier

innovation in the humanities and social sciences.” 13 Not to offend our French colleagues, but France has recently failed to produce intellectuals who resonate as widely as Bourdieu, Foucault, Derrida or Baudrillard did in previous generations. To be sure

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

Amelia Lyons, The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013), 7. 85 The idea that power is productive of new identities is taken from Michel Foucault, The History of

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Alice L. Conklin Les Enfants de la colonie: Les métis de l’Empire français entre sujétion et citoyenneté by Emmanuelle Saada

Jason Earle Surrealism and the Art of Crime by Jonathan P. Eburne

Paul Jankowski Reconciling France against Democracy: The Croix de Feu and the Parti Social Français, 1927–1945 by Sean Kennedy

Jean-Philippe Mathy French Theory: How Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, & Co. Transformed the Intellectual Life of the United States by François Cusset

David Lepoutre La France a peur. Une histoire sociale de l'« insécurité » by Laurent Bonelli

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Les Enfants Perdus

Asylum Reform, Parents’ Groups, and Disability Rights in France, 1968–1975

Jonathyne Briggs

into question, giving associations sympathetic to the cause of disabled children potential allies in their efforts to challenge the existing situation of asylums. Inspired by Michel Foucault's work on institutions as a method of social control and by

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Obscene or Exemplary? Robert Marchand's Cycling World Hour Record

Sport, Aging, and Neoliberalism in Contemporary France

Hugh Dauncey and Jonathan Ervine

and productive. 65 Describing neoliberalism as the “new way of the world,” Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval gloss Foucault's concept of neoliberal governmentality as “governing through freedom” to encourage citizens to “bring themselves to conform

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Freed from Sadness and Fear

Politics, COVID-19, and the New Germany

Michael Meng and Adam R. Seipp

past. 14 Outside the German intellectual context, French thinkers such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Jacques Derrida, and Michel Foucault provided additional critiques of modern technology and reason. To take only the case of Foucault, modern society appears