The History of Sexuality

  title={The History of Sexuality},
  author={Michel Foucault},

Meat-milieu: medicalization, aestheticization and productivity in Buenos Aires and its Pampas, 1868–1950

ABSTRACT: Between 1868 and 1950, when meat production facilities were expelled from the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina became one of the largest producers of meat in the world. Beginning in 1945,


In the last decade or so, a number of artists have strategically integrated olfactory elements into their artwork to address the emotional, physiological and cultural complexities of eroticism. By

The Material Underside of the Posthuman: Notes on the Foxconn Suicides and the Biopolitics of Outsourced Electronics Manufacturing

The contrast between the celebratory rhetoric of many posthumanist accounts and the material reality of those people who work in the industries that produce the alleged technologies of global

Corporate Chemistry: A Biopolitics of Environment in Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and Richard Powers’s Gain

The 1963 episode of CBS Reports entitled “The Silent Spring of Rachel Carson” contains all the elements of the biopolitics of environment at stake in this essay. Throughout the episode, the host

'Just-in-Time' Disease: Biosecurity, Corporate Power and Modern Factory Farming

The ever-growing consumer appetite for chicken has been accompanied by the ever-increasing industrialization of poultry production. In the UK, market power is concentrated in a handful of retailers

Formulating citizenship: The microbiopolitics of the malfunctioning functional beverage

Human and microbial lives constantly intersect. However, accounts of microbial-human partnerings have yet to explore how producers, consumers, and regulators use their imaginings of microbiological

Manon's Choice

In what is recognized as one of the most ingenious concertato finales of the fin de siecle, the heroine of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, denounced for sexual misdemeanors, queues with other wanton women

Punctuated Equilibrium: The Modernization of the Proletarian Family in the Age of Ascendant Capitalism

  • D. Levine
  • Art
    International Labor and Working-Class History
  • 1991
Since 1750 we have escaped "the hell of the poor; a putrefied inferno, foul with bodily waste, stagnant faeces and decomposing urine."1 In exchange for poverty and pain we have become imprisoned in

Introduction: Drugs and Politics in the Americas: A Laboratory for Analysis

It has become a truism that drug prohibitionism is a failure. The 100-year history of the repression against the production, trade, and consumption of a certain number of psychoactive drugs has not