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Hegemony:

- process of moral and intellectual leadership through which dominated or subordinate classes consent to their own domination by ruling class
- as opposed to being simply forced or coerced into accepting inferior positions

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Sovereign power:

- supreme ruler with ultimate power
- traditional understanding of power
- someone has power and they can use it to influence even force people
- whoever has this power is the sovereign (they can do whatever they want with it)

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Power/knowledge (discursive power):

/

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Disciplinary (discursive power):

- internalization ensures compliance
- creates dolicity inits subjects
- no one holds it

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Docility (discursive power):

/

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Hegemony explains how ____ works beyond just resorting to ____ ____.

- domination
- violent force

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In hegemony, through _____, domination is achieved.

consent

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____ of violent/serious consequences can be enough to ensure consent. No actual application of ____ needed.

- threat
- force

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Hegemony was originally used to describe ___ ____.

class relations (eg. working class dominated by bourgeoisie class)

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Consent to own oppression leads to ...

Foucault's thoughts on power

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Describe how panopticon design illustrates disciplinary power:

- surveillance
- partitioning of space
- examination
- timetables
- nothing actually keeping them in but fear of consequence keeps them in

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How is disciplinary power exercised?

in small, everyday behaviours by everyone

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Discourses:

sets of interconnected texts that produce meaning

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Discourse constructs the _____. It defines and produces the _____ of our _____.

- topic
- objects
- knowledge

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Discourse governs the way that a topic can be meaningfully _____ about and ______ about.

- talked
- reasoned

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Discourse influences how ideas are put into ____ and used to _____ the _____ of others.

- practice
- regulate
- conduct

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Truth is not .... it is...

- out in the world
- the effect of the power of discourse

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Discourse marks some things as...

inside the true and other things as outside the true

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____ _____ ____ are a powerful consequence of discourse. They appear _____ or just the way things are done.

- common sense beliefs
- natural

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Knowledge is power =

- knowledge can be translated into power over someone (blackmail)
- treats the 2 as separate (there can be power without knowledge: use a gun not blackmail)
- sovereign power

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Discursive power: _____ is _____. There is no _____.

- knowledge is power and power is knowledge
- translation

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______ and _____ are very powerful discourses.

- neoliberalism
- capitalism

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Neoliberalism and capitalism are sets of _____ texts (_____, _____, _____, ____) that produce their own ___ _____.

- interconnected
- social
- economic
- political
- ethical
- truth effects

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Neoliberalism and capitalism are powerful due to the ____ and ______ of these effects.

- size
- pervasiveness

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The more obvious something is to you or the greater the level of truth a statement has for you, the more ____ has been exercise to____ that truth.

- power
- produce

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Not all truth effects are ____.

good

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How to resist bad truth effect with sovereign power:

- refuse to do what the person is trying to make you do
- you successfully resist as long as you don't do it

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Why doesn't that technique work with discursive power?

- it's always already present
- you cannot get outside discourse

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Technologies of the self:

- critical awareness
- imagining/creating a new sense of self
- developing practices to take care of that self