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By Michael Bronski

<b>Winner of a 2012 Stonewall e-book Award in nonfiction

</b>A Queer historical past of the United States is greater than a “who’s who” of queer background: it's a ebook that considerably demanding situations how we comprehend American background. Drawing upon primary-source files, literature, and cultural histories, pupil and activist Michael Bronski charts the breadth of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender background, from 1492 to the 1990s. 

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The third is a study Foucault edited entitled Politiques de l’habitat (1800–1850) from 1977. These are the key collaborative projects of this period, which are in various ways related to his work at the Collège de France, but were not the only ones he was involved in. Others include one where although he was the titular head, Robert Castel actually led the research team. 1057/9780230229846 - Foucault on Politics, Security and War, Edited by Michael Dillon and Andrew W. Neal Strategies for Waging Peace 27 the concept of health’.

The first half of this chapter will elaborate the terms of the exceptionalism debate and explore the importance of Butler’s intervention. The second will unpack the implications of “Society Must Be Defended” before applying them to some of the recent transformations in the politics of exceptionalism, counter-terrorism and security, specifically focusing on the example of the British government openly disavowing the language of the ‘war on terror’ in 2007. This represents a decolonisation of a discourse of war, the stated reasons for which are a case in point of the insights of Foucault’s lectures.

When Foucault discusses the different models of medicine in Germany, France and England, it is notable that the French model is of ‘urban medicine’ (compared to state medicine and medicine of the labour force). Foucault underlines three things that this particular version of medicine means. Urban medicine brings medical expertise close to sciences such as chemistry, which allows it to trade on a whole range of established scientific practices. 1057/9780230229846 - Foucault on Politics, Security and War, Edited by Michael Dillon and Andrew W.

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