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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

themselves and their environment. As Michel Foucault wrote: “Revolution … was [for communists] not just a political project; it was also a form of life.” 2 In one of his lectures delivered at the Collège de France in the early 1980s, Foucault noted that since

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Editorial

Raili Marling

of Michel Foucault, she asks what a revolutionary is and answers the question by presenting the personal genealogy of Polish communist activist and writer Wanda Wasilewska (1905–1964), a person embedded in her sociohistorical context and its gender

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Trauma, Time, and the ‘Singular Plural’

The Israeli Television Series Fauda

Nurith Gertz and Raz Yosef

inmates (see Foucault 1979). references Adler , Yuval , dir. 2013 . Bethlehem . [In Hebrew.] Film, 99 min., Pie Films , Israel, Germany, Belgium . Agamben , Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Trans. Daniel Heller

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Jerusalem’s Alternative Collective Memory Agents

Menachem Klein

. Natalie Zemon Davis and Randolph Starn (1989: 2) argue that “memory operates under the pressure of challenges and alternatives,” such as private or collective pressures to forget. Drawing on Michel Foucault, they add that official versions of historical

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

, Pnina . 1997 . Judgment in Jerusalem: Chief Justice Simon Agranat and the Zionist Century . Berkeley : University of California Press . Lemke , Thomas . 2001 . “ ‘The Birth of Bio-Politics’: Michel Foucault’s Lecture at the Collège de France on Neo

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Book Reviews

Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

ideas originate in interactions between “thought collectives” that represent various mindsets (here, for example, doctors, patients, or activists). 3 Thus, despite being loyal to constructivism and the rigid model of Foucault (i.e., expert discourse

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Percepciones de las mujeres en un espacio cerrado

Las prisiones en España

Francisco Jiménez Bautista

prisión, que rompe con el preliminar principio de la institucionalización penitenciaria, el “Principio de Corrección,” es decir, la transformación de la conducta del individuo ( Foucault, 2005 ). En la era moderna se legaliza el poder técnico de

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

their subjects through ‘numerous and diverse techniques for achieving the subjugations of bodies and the control of populations’ ( Foucault 1976: 140 ). In Conceiving Citizens , Kashani-Sabet (2011) shows how maternity became tied to patriotic

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Mêlées et démêlements familiaux autour d’une prise en charge pédopsychiatrique au Maroc

Julie Pluies

rencontre. En présence de cette mère, j’entrevois à quel point ces lieux d’écoute (Fassin, 2004) sont nécessaires pour essayer de rassurer les parents. Prolongeant les analyses de Fassin et Foucault à propos des dimensions de contrôle et de discipline de ces

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A Film Never Completed

Representing Social Relations in a Mixing Neighbourhood

Regev Nathansohn

( Nathansohn 2017 ), which builds on ethnic absolutism ( Gilroy 1987 ) to distinguish between social groups based on cultural-spatial criteria, and regards these distinctions as fixed and stable. Following the common thread in the approaches of Michel Foucault