Lindsay Tanner: Societies of Control

“What governments actually do is changing. The emphasis is shifting from building to learning, from regulating to persuading, and from alleviating producer risks to moderating family income changes.” This is not from an academic essay but a speech delivered by Australian Labor Party Shadow Minister for Finance, Lindsay Tanner. Guy from attended, and describes […]

Governmentality and the ‘Law and Order Society’

I posted a version of the below to the Foucault list this morning as I have reached another aporia in my ‘thesis thinking’. I thought I’d post a version up here, too. Maybe one of my regular readers (or some random) will be able to point me in the direction of some related work. 🙂 […]