Governmentality power and rule in modern society by Mitchell Dean

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Foucault, Michel.,
  • Foucault, Michel.,
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Authority.,
  • Social structure.,
  • State, The.,
  • Structure sociale.,
  • Pouvoir (sciences sociales).

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-222) and index.

Book details

StatementMitchell Dean.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC330 .D39 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL57079M
ISBN 100803975880, 0803975899
LC Control Number99072774
OCLC/WorldCa40646681

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