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Title Studies of discourse and governmentality : new perspectives and methods / edited by Paul McIlvenny, Julia Zhukova Klausen, Laura Bang Lindegaard, Aalborg University
Published Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016]
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Series Discourse approaches to politics, society and culture, 1569-9463 ; 66
Discourse approaches to politics, society, and culture. 1569-9463 ; 66
Contents Intro -- Studies of Discourse and Governmentality -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. New perspectives on discourse and governmentality -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Perspectives on Foucault's influential oeuvre -- 2.1 Foucault on discourse, knowledge and truth -- 2.2 Foucault on power and governmentality -- 2.3 Foucault on the subject, ethics and the government of the self -- 3. The (un)familiar face of Foucault in discourse studies -- 4. After Foucault: Contemporary debates about governmentality -- 4.1 Key figures -- 4.2 Disciplinary attachments -- 4.3 An example -- 5. Rethinking issues for discourse studies -- 5.1 Critique, problematisation and genealogy: tools for discourse studies? -- 5.2 Practice and conduct in Foucault and discourse studies -- 5.3 Counter-conduct and resistance in discourse and social interaction -- 5.4 Rationalities, categorisation and the politico-moral order -- 5.5 Practices and discourses of ethicalisation -- 5.6 Mediated discourse, assemblage and the topology of power -- 6. Overview of the chapters -- 7. Conclusion -- References -- Part I. Intersecting governmentalities in public discourse -- Chapter 2. Governing citizen engagement: A discourse studies perspective -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical reflections -- 3. Methodology and data -- 4. Analysis and discussion -- 4.1 Inviting the citizens -- 4.2 Between autonomy and governance -- 4.3 Citizens conducting other citizens -- 4.4 Reaching out for alliances with institutional players: The utility -- 4.5 Governing through the 'techne' of incentives -- 4.6 A revised strategy: 'Attacking' the neighbourhoods -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- Websites -- Coding system in transcriptions -- Chapter 3. The discursive intersection of the government of others and the govern -- 1. Introduction
2. A brief history of government planning -- 3. Tertiary education in New Zealand -- 4. Intertextuality as a focus of analysis -- 5. Constitutive intertextuality in the tertiary education strategy -- 6. Manifest intertextuality in the tertiary education strategy -- 7. Strategic planning in a New Zealand university -- 8. Investment plans -- 9. Concluding discussion -- References -- Chapter 11. Exploring the intersections between governmentality studies and critical discour -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Critical discourse analysis and studies of governmentality -- 3. Security, power and control -- 4. A case study: Urban security policies and discourses in Milan -- 4.1 The socio-political context: urban security discourses and policies in Italy -- 4.2 The situational context: "Local Pacts for Urban Security" -- 4.3 Analytical categories -- 4.4 The discursive construction of urban (in)security in local police discourse and practices -- 5. Final remarks -- Appendix -- References -- Chapter 12. Revealing the governmentality of demographic change in Germany with the manifold discou -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Analysing the discourse of demographic change with Foucault as an ontology of the present -- 3. The fabrication of demographic future knowledge -- 4. Garbled demography? Demographic change in the German mass-media from 2000 to 2013 -- 5. Conclusion: The changing governmentality of demographic change -- References -- Notes on contributors -- Name index -- Subject index
2. Approaching the intersection of the government of others and the government of the self -- 2.1 Studies of governmentality -- 2.2 Ethnomethodological discourse analysis -- 2.3 Considering commensurability -- 3. "I know it's cheaper": Pre-empting accountability -- 4. Conclusion -- Transcription conventions -- References -- Chapter 4. The art of not governing too much in vocational rehabilitation encounters -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Foucault: Power, freedom and resistance -- 3. The loose phenomenology of governmentality research -- 4. Conversation analysis as a tool to explicate governmental practices -- 5. The policy of vocational rehabilitation -- 5.1 The motivated client, the reasonable client -- 6. NAV-counsellors' adjustments to passive client resistance -- 7. Discussion and conclusion -- Transcription symbols -- References -- Chapter 5. Governing governments? Discursive contestations of governmentality in the transpar -- 1. The self-presentation of transparency -- 2. Transparency as dispositif -- 3. Transparency as governmentality -- 4. Discourse and the formule -- 5. On the Séralini Affair -- 6. Circulation and boundaries -- 7. The politics of transparency discourse -- References -- Part II. Discourse, practice and prefigurative governmentalities -- Chapter 6. Governing safe operations at a distance: Enacting responsible risk communication at work -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The governing of organisations and risks -- 3. The 'textualisation of work' and workplace meetings -- 4. Methodology -- 5. Results -- 5.1 Taking responsibility for the form and duration of risk communication -- 5.2 Taking responsibility for both the paper work and the genuineness of risk communication -- 5.3 Taking responsibility for communicating on-topic -- 5.4 Communicating risk with due consideration to economisation
5.5 Communicating responsibly irrespective of illness or place -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7. Dialogue and governmentality-in-action: A discourse analysis of a leadership forum -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The leadership forum -- 3. Governmentality-in-action -- 4. Dispositif, heteroglossia and dialogue -- A Bakhtinian perspective -- 5. Other-orientation and interactional trajectories of socioculture and dispositifs -- 6. Dialogism and membership categorisation analysis (MCA) -- 7. The analysis -- 8. Summary -- 9. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8. Diagnosing transnationality: Therapy discourse and psy practices in the ethicalisa -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Transnational governmentality -- 3. Mediated discourses of transnational living -- 4. Discursive technologies of transnational subjectivation -- 4.1 The construction of transnationality as an ethical substance: Locating-and-stretching the probl -- 4.2 Discursive problematisation of the transnational substance: Making the diagnosis -- writing the -- 4.3 The techniques of care for the transnational subject: Prescribing the treatment -- 5. Towards the notion of transnational governmentality -- References -- Chapter 9. Governmentality, counter-conduct and prefigurative demonstrations: Interactional and c -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Governmentality in practice -- 3. Counter-conducts -- 4. Conducting conduct in social interaction -- 5. Case study: "United Nathans weapons inspectors" -- 6. Inspections and demonstrations -- 7. Analysis of the "United Nathans weapons inspectors" event -- 7.1 From service encounter to mock inspection -- 7.2 Doing a mock inspection -- 7.3 Analytics of protest practices -- 8. Conclusion -- References -- Part III. Discourse, policy and governmentality -- Chapter 10. Governmentality through intertextuality: Strategic planning discourse in the -- 1. Introduction
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Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 -- Political and social views.
Discourse analysis.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Power (Social sciences)
Genre/Form Konferenzschrift
Form Electronic book
Author Klausen, Julia Zhukova, editor
Lindegaard, Laura Bang, 1980- editor
McIlvenny, Paul, editor
LC no. 2016015446
ISBN 9027206570
9027267146 (pdf)
9789027206572
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