Surveillance of the population around sexual

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marriage, legitimate and illegitimate births and contraceptive practices). Surveillance of the population around sexual practices and reproductive behaviours. This creation of the discourses to control and transform the sexual conduct of the heterosexual couple. 2. Sexuality of children were also a part of the topic that was emerged. Must be monitored and controlled within the sexuality. Ex. p 27: sex was hardly spoken of, rather an explosion ofall sexualities instead of a repression of sex. Story of the curdled milk:p 31: metaphor for semen. Received a hand job from a young girl. Simple pleasure became a momentous trying to find out what derived him from his sexual desire. Everyone was involved in the analysis ofthis situation according to Foucault. Representation of penetration of sexual expertise into everyday life. During 19thcentury, there were two orders of knowledge 1.Biology of reproduction: the scientific study of reproduction in humans and animals. Often conducted in a rigorous scientific way following a scientific method. 2.Medicine of sex: discourses on sexuality that were clocked in the rigorous of biology reproduction. It largely represented the ideology of the sexual experts. It was through the truth of the self was revealed through one’s sexuality only through a understanding of sexuality can reveal itself being known. In order to understand one’s true self, one needed to understand the sexuality which required expert knowledge. The public seeks out for knowledge for self expert knowledge have powerPower of knowledge: individuals internalize expert discourses and conformed to them. Creates sexual identities and subjectivities known as subjectification.unlike other forms of knowledge, no coercion to other knowledge-> no gun to the head rather individual self-regulate by internalizing the category and accepting it as the truth of the self. Subjectification:creation of the social subject through power knowledge. Ex. homosexual: through the process: individuals with same sex expert discourses of thehomosexual, they internalize and accept the truth of who they are. They then organize their lives around the category of homosexual, and seeks out for others who are the same as them. Overtime, homosexual communities as well as politics emerged. Can then take that label and act back against the state/power -> reverse discourse Reverse discourse:homosexuals rally under the category of homo. have taken that label and formed a social movement that struggles for civil rights as a way of gaining power in society. Power knowledge doesn’t work in one direction but in multiple, those who are labeled can work around it to promote their own sexualities. Foucault:has a dark image of the sexuality. Dominated by power knowledge and processes of subjectification. Sexualities are implanted in bodies implantation. Pg.
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