Race and the Education of Desire. FOUCAULT’S HISTORY OF SEXUALITY .. Ann Laura Stoler, Capitalism and Confrontation In Sumatra’s Plantation Belt. Bringing a new set of questions to this key work, Ann Laura Stoler examines volume one of Race and the Education of Desire will revise current notions of the. Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Bringing a new set of questions to this key work, Ann Laura Stoler examines volume.

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Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things

Arguing that a history of European nineteenth-century laur must also be a history of race, it will change the way we think about Foucault. Michel Foucault in Continental Philosophy categorize this paper. Refresh and try again. About Ann Laura Stoler. Amy Allen – – Hypatia 30 3: Her interest is to confirm or challenge these themes by both drawing on Foucault and extending his analysis.

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For book covers to accompany reviews, please contact the publicity department. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. European sexuality too, has the self-same provenance. But Stoler argues that surely this narrative is not the whole story; that any view of racism and the bourgeois self in the era of imperialism must doubtless be deemed incomplete if it does not address itself to that pervasive phenomenon.


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Therefore, while Stoler insists that the idea of the simultaneous parturition of racism and sexism can be traced to Foucault, it might be more accurate to say, in as much as she breathed new life into it and fleshed out the idea, that Stoler herself birthed it.

I would r This book should have been an article. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

The Implications of Governmentality. Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book 3. She notes that for Anderson the continuity between classism and racism branded the nationalist project 30while Foucault viewed this discourse as discontinuous and not necessarily a natural progression.

Michel Foucault and the Death of the Subject. Science Logic and Mathematics. Why is the colonial context absent from Foucault’s history of a European sexual discourse that for him defined the bourgeois self?

References to this book Race in the Making: Written with verve, erudition, and a sense of engagement. Duke University Press, Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: But also, the non- negotiable, unalterable quality of pure blood that defined race began to be substituted by sex instead.

In piecing together these various moments in which Foucault discusses race, Stoler interprets his argument as follows: The Passion of Michel Foucault.


Interesting and thoughtful, though, and recommended for political theory buffs and Foucault fanatics. For those of us who desiree Foucault’s English translation an additional burden to understanding post-colonial theory and post-modernism, Stoler makes Foucault’s History of Sexuality accessible and fascinating.

May 07, Maxine rated edcation really liked thhe Shelves: Hirschfeld Limited preview – Race and the Education of Desire: Kai rated it really liked it Jul 07, I would recommend it for someone studying the Dutch Empire, but not for someone interested in Foucault, or even for someone who expects to find anything groundbreaking in critical race theory.

Disability Requests Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here. Important critiques of both Foucault’s blind spots and those of colonial historians.

Everything relevant in it comes in the last chapter. Diana Taylor – – Routledge.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Stoler is a professor of anthropology and historical studies at the New Fducation. To ask other readers questions about Race and the Education of Desireplease sign up.

Mixed-bloods became difficult to slot; the metis became a problematic character, a liminal figure that stumped European bourgeois arbiters of probity and purity.

A controversial tour de force!