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On Willing Selves: Neoliberal Politics and the Challenge of Neuroscience (Paperback)

On Willing Selves: Neoliberal Politics and the Challenge of Neuroscience By S. Maasen (Editor), B. Sutter (Editor) Cover Image
By S. Maasen (Editor), B. Sutter (Editor)
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Introduction; S.Maasen & B. Sutter PART I: SELF - PAST AND PRESENT Self-Help: The Making of Neosocial Selves in Neoliberal Society; S.Maasen, B.Sutter & S.Duttweiler Technologies of the Will and their Christian Roots; I>A.Hahn & M.Schorch Governing By Will; S.Maasen, B.Sutter & S.Duttweiler PART II: SELF AND (SOCIO-)SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE Governing the Will in a Neurochemical Age; N.Rose The Person as an Effect of Communication; A.Nassehi PART III: SELF AND POLITICS Creating Citizen-Consumers? Public Service Reform and (Un)Willing Selves; J.Clarke, J. Newman & L.Westmarland Neopolitics: Voluntary Action in the Neoconservative Regime; B.Cruikshank 'Craving' Research: Smart Drugs and the Elusiveness of Desire; M.Valverde PART IV: SELF AND MORALITY From Voluntary to Relational Action: Responsibility and Value in a Global Context; K.J.Gergen The Role of the Self-Model for Self-Determination; T.Vierkant.

About the Author

JOHN CLARKE Professor of Social Policy, Open University, UK BARBARA CRUIKSHANK Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, the University of Massachusetts, USA STEFANIE DUTTWEILER Research Assistant, the University of Basel, Switzerland KENNETH J. GERGEN Mustin Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College, USA ALOIS HAHN Professor of Sociology, Trier University, Germany AMIN NASSEHI Professor of Sociology, University of Munich, Germany JANET NEWMAN Professor of Social Policy, The Open University, UK NIKOLAS ROSE Professor of Sociology, the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK MAREN SCHORCH Research Assistant, the Department of Sociology, the University of Trier, Germany MARIANA VALVERDE Professor of Criminology, the University of Toronto, Canada TILLMAN VIERKANT Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind at the University of Edinburgh, UK LOUISE WESTMARLAND Lecturer in Criminology, The Open University, UK

Product Details
ISBN: 9781349284726
ISBN-10: 1349284726
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2007
Pages: 234
Language: English