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Confessions of the Flesh - Fourth volume of Michel Foucault's History of Sexuality published in English

"He spoke of his work as a ‘history of the present’, an examination of how we got to where we are, how what is currently taken for granted was made possible. With the publication of his lecture courses, and now this book, we are continually finding new work to explore and think with him.” The publication today of the first English translation of Confessions of the Flesh has been welcomed by Professor Stuart Elden, one of the leading experts on French philosopher Michel Foucault’s work.

Tue 16 Feb 2021, 16:04 | Tags: Book, Philosophy, Translation, Faculty of Social Science, PAIS

‘Violent Ignorance’: new book calls us to face up to and challenge injustice

Are we making injustice worse by turning a blind eye to issues which make us uncomfortable? In her new book published today sociologist Dr Hannah Jones highlights the problems caused by the phenomenon she has dubbed “violent ignorance,” and suggests small steps everyone can take to work towards recognising and changing unfairness in society.


New ‘field guide’ offers practical toolkit for Global Development research students and practitioners

Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research in Global Development: A Concise Guide contains a wealth of practical examples and resources to help students and practitioners think through what good research looks like, and highlights some of the practical and ethical challenges which can face teams drawn from different academic disciplines working on international development issues.


Can the EU develop a truly comprehensive anti-corruption policy? New book explores the issues.

A new book by Dr Andi Hoxhaj from the University of Warwick School of Law offers fresh insights into EU anti-corruption policy with a particular focus on the EU Anti-Corruption Report of 2014, and argues that recent changes in approach may put the EU’s achievements in this area at risk by viewing corruption purely as an economic problem. 

Mon 22 Jul 2019, 11:33 | Tags: Book launch, Brexit, Book, Europe, research, Faculty of Social Science, Law

Warwick academics win prestigious award for book on Muslim women and politics

Muslim Women and Power: Political and Civic Engagement in West European Societies by Dr Khursheed Wadia and Professor Danièle Joly has won the prestigious W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize, awarded annually by the Political Studies Association (PSA). The book explores how Muslim women participate in western civic and political life and develop their capacity for action.


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