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Title Active intolerance : Michel Foucault, the prisons information group, and the future of abolition / edited by Perry Zurn and Andrew Dilts.
Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

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Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Groupe d'information sur les prisons.
Prisons -- France -- History.
Imprisonment -- Philosophy.
Alt Name Zurn, Perry, 1981-
Dilts, Andrew,
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 297 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Formed in the wake of May 1968, the Prisons Information Group (GIP) was a radical resistance movement active in France in the early 1970's. Theorist Michel Foucault was heavily involved. This book collects interdisciplinary essays that explore the GIP's resources both for Foucault studies and for prison activism today.
Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Foreword; Active Intolerance: An Introduction; Part I History: The GIP and Foucault in Context; 1 The Abolition of Philosophy; 2 The Untimely Speech of the GIP Counter-Archive; 3 Conduct and Power: Foucault's Methodological Expansions in 1971; 4 Work and Failure: Assessing the Prisons Information Group; Intolerable 1; Part II Body: Resistance and the Politics of Care; 5 Breaking the Conditioning: The Relevance of the Prisons Information Group.
6 Between Discipline and Caregiving: Changing Prison Population Demographics and Possibilities for Self-Transformation7 Unruliness without Rioting: Hunger Strikes in Contemporary Politics; Intolerable 2; Part III Voice: Prisoners and the Public Intellectual; 8 Disrupted Foucault: Los Angeles' Coalition Against Police Abuse (CAPA) and the Obsolescence of White Academic Raciality; 9 Investigations from Marx to Foucault; 10 The GIP as a Neoliberal Intervention: Trafficking in Illegible Concepts; 11 The Disordering of Discourse: Voice and Authority in the GIP; Intolerable 3.
Part IV Present: The Prison and Its Future(s)12 Beyond Guilt and Innocence: The Creaturely Politics of Prisoner Resistance Movements; 13 Resisting "Massive Elimination": Foucault, Immigration, and the GIP; 14 "Can They Ever Escape?" Foucault, Black Feminism, and the Intimacy of Abolition; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781137510679 (electronic bk.)
1137510676 (electronic bk.)
1349552860 (print)
9781349552863 (print)
9781349552863 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1057/9781137510679
OCLC # 936361597
Additional Format Print version: Active intolerance 9781137510662 (DLC) 2015020691 (OCoLC)917339420

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