“There can be no possible exercise of power without a certain economy of discourses of truth which operates through and on the basis of this association. We are subjected to the production of truth through power and we cannot exercise power except through the production of truth.”
Foucault in Power/Knowledge:Selected Interviews and Other Writings, 1972-1977.
Bryant Harden is a current PhD student at the University of Florida. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mongolia from 2011 to 2013 and earned a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Warwick in 2014.
Foucault and International Relations; Bio-politics, Governmentality and Security Techniques in the International System; U.S. Foreign Policy, Development, and Intervention.