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By Stephen J. Ball

This publication considers Foucault as educator in 3 major methods. First, via a few attention of what his paintings says approximately schooling as a social and political perform. that's, schooling as a kind of what Allen (2014) calls benign violence – which operates via mundane, quotidian  disciplinary applied sciences and professional knowledges which jointly build a ‘pedagogical machine’. moment, via an exploration of his ‘method’ as a kind of critique. that's, as a fashion of revealing that issues are ‘not as worthwhile as all that’, a fashion of addressing what's insupportable. this means that critique is schooling of a type. 3rd, via a dialogue of a few of Foucault's later paintings on subjectivity and particularly on ‘the care of the self’ or what we would name ‘a pedagogy of the self’. every one chapter  introduces and discusses a few appropriate examples from academic settings to demonstrate and enact Foucault’s analytics.

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