Foucault’s Monsters and the Challenge of Law

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Author: Alex Neville Sharpe
Publisher: Routledge
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 201
Language: english
Year: 2010
ISBN 10: 0415430313
ISBN 13: 9780203862834
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard’s ‘scapegoat’ and Zygmunt Bauman’s ‘stranger’, Foucault’s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of ‘the monster’ offers greater analytical precision...