Race and the Education of Desire. FOUCAULT’S HISTORY OF SEXUALITY .. Ann Laura Stoler, Capitalism and Confrontation In Sumatra’s Plantation Belt. Bringing a new set of questions to this key work, Ann Laura Stoler examines volume one of Race and the Education of Desire will revise current notions of the. Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Bringing a new set of questions to this key work, Ann Laura Stoler examines volume.

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Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Erudite but clear and very compelling. About Ann Laura Stoler. Kevin Birth – – Ethos: Race in the Making: Your Friend’s First Name: Request removal from index.

Written with verve, erudition, and a sense of engagement. For example, nannies were viewed by colonizers as possible degenerate influences on their children.

Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault’s History of Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things

In his lectures, where race is placed more centrally, the question of the social war is emphasized further. Why is the colonial context absent from Foucault’s history of a European sexual discourse that for him defined the bourgeois self?

But while Stoler, to her credit, attempts and succeeds, for the most part to circumvent the bugbear of easy generalizations, it is precisely this criticism that this book cannot escape. In Race and the Education of Desire, Stoler challenges Foucault’s tunnel vision of the West and his marginalization of empire.

References to this book Race in the Making: She notes that for Anderson the continuity between classism and racism branded the nationalist project 30while Foucault viewed this discourse as discontinuous and not necessarily a natural progression. Geoff Danaher – – Sage Publications. Stoler astutely questions if these figures can be envisioned without their contrapuntal racial opposites: Your Friends Email Address: Theorizing the Space of Safety. Stoler first underscores how in the History of Sexuality, v.


Sign in Create an account. Permission to Photocopy coursepacks If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright. The book focuses and engages with Foucault on three points: Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of xnd academic and scholarly community it serves.

Arguing that a history of European nineteenth-century sexuality must also be a history of race, it will change the way we think about Foucault. For those of us who find Foucault’s English translation an additional burden to understanding post-colonial theory and post-modernism, Stoler makes Foucault’s History of Sexuality accessible and fascinating. Sttoler check the credit line adjacent to the illustration, as well as the front and back matter of o book for a list of credits.

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Katharine rated it liked it Oct 19, She discusses the differences between Anderson and Foucault in their placement of race within the nationalist project. This containment is simultaneously by its geographical parameters intra-European and his careful inclusion of race.

The Passion of Michel Foucault. However, Stoler’s analysis is not annn to the History of Sexuality, but she also explores later theoretical developments by Foucault that he articulates in a series of lectures. Log In Sign Up. The Policing of Race Mixing: No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 23, Gina rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Chris rated it really liked it Sep 24, Ann Laura Stoler Snippet view – Stoler’s writing is clear and concise.


It effectively problematizes the overly simplified dichotomies that are oft perpetuated in post-colonial discourse.

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Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: I also recommend her later works that deal more directly with cultural anthropology in European colonies. She asks why there has been such a muted engagement with this work among students of colonialism for whom issues of sexuality and power are so essential.

Foucault- if one may be pardoned one final use of the biological metaphor- might have provided the seed, but Stoler carried it to term. Race and the Education of Desire will revise current notions of the connections between European and colonial historiography and between the European bourgeois order and the colonial treatment of sexuality.

Stoler uses Foucault’s lectures on biopower, racism, and wnn history of sexuality as a theoretical framework for analysis of Dutch colonialism and power.