Contents: Introduction: the laws of Michel Foucault; Part I Epistemologies: Archaeology, Discourse, Orientalism: Women's Resolution of Lawes Reconsidered: epistemic shifts and the emergence of the feminist legal discourse, Maria Drakopoulou; Legal orientalism, Teemu Ruskola. Part II Political Philosophy: Discipline, Governmentality and the Genealogy of Law: Foucault's expulsion of law: toward a retrieval, Alan Hunt; Norms, discipline, and the law, FranAois Ewald; Between governance and discipline: the law and Michel Foucault, Victor Tadros; Governed by law?, Nikolas Rose and Marina Valverde; Political power beyond the state: problematics of government, Nikolas Rose and Peter Miller. Part III Embodiment, Difference, Sexuality and the Law: Foucault and the paradox of bodily inscriptions, Judith Butler; Foucault, rape, and the construction of the feminine body, Ann J. Cahill; Structured like a monster: understanding human difference through a legal category, Andrew N. Sharpe; Beyond the privacy principle, Kendall Thomas. Part IV The Subject of Rights and Ethics: Sexual ethics and postmodernism in gay rights philosophy, Carlos A. Ball; Power and right in Nietzsche and Foucault, Paul Patton; The 'paradox' of knowledge and power:Foucault on the bias, Thomas Keenan; Name index.
Ben Golder is Lecturer in Law, University of New South Wales, Australia. Peter Fitzpatrick is Anniversary Professor of Law, University of London, UK. Maria Drakopoulou, Teemu Ruskola, Alan Hunt, Francois Ewald, Victor Tadros, Nikolas Rose, Marina Valverde, Peter Miller, Judith Butler, Ann J. Cahill, Andrew N. Sharpe, Kendall Thomas, Carlos A. Ball, Paul Patton, Thomas Keenan,