Foucault Investigates…

A nice read on Foucault’s “systems of thought”….

“By emphasizing not doctrines or ideologies, but discourses and the mechanisms, procedures and power relations that went into their production, Foucault promised to focus as much on the unseen or forbidden as the visible and readily discernible in systems of thought” – By Duncan Kelly at the Times Literary Supplement – Read the whole article here. 

A Revolt Against Deference People aren’t rejecting truth – they’re rejecting the values of the elites. (RT from AL Daily)

“Expertise is everywhere under attack, a reality that’s stirred moral panic. Why? Because the flip side of faith in expertise is a belief that the public is incompetent…” Read more here

“Unstucking” your academic writing (RT Raul Pacheco-Vega via Stuart Elden)

Stuart Elden’s amazing blog constantly has really cool links to help us thing more creatively about the writing and research process. He recently caught my attention by posting this link to an article by the London School of Economics’ Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega on “Five strategies to get your academic writing “unstuck”