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A Foucauldian interpretation of modern law : from sovereignty to normalisation and beyond

Martire, Jacopo, author

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  • Creator Jacopo Martire
  • Format Books
  • Publication Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 243 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781474411929, 1474411924
  • OCLC ocn977113591


  • Michel Foucault (1926-84) was a French philosopher, social theorist and political thinker. Jacopo Martire investigates the development of modern law in conjunction with what Foucault termed biopolitical forms of power. He gives you a much-needed genealogical analysis of the modern legal phenomenon, opening new avenues for Foucauldian approaches to law.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-238) and index