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  • A Different Take on Educational Leadership…

    In this post, Donald Gillies talks about his forthcoming book Educational Leadership and Michel Foucault (Routledge, July 2013)… The origins of this book were serendipitous. I gave a paper at the ECER conference in Helsinki  in 2010 where I used  a Foucauldian approach to

  • Foucault and the World University: Ansgar Allen Responds

    Here, Ansgar Allen responds to a previous post ‘What can Foucault tell us about the future of the university?‘ which commented on a recent article of his… The political future of Foucauldian critique is very much in the balance. It is threatened

  • Some Ideas for the Site…

      Some objectives for the site were outlined on the ‘About this site’ page, but it’s early days and we’re still trying to figure out how socialtheoryapplied can be used to best effect – and the worst, which can sometimes be welcome