Governmentality

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Foucault, 1979[edit]

The ensemble formed by the institutions, procedures, analyses, and reflections, the calculations and tactics that allow the exercise of this very specific albeit complex form of power, which has as its target population, as its principle form of knowledge political economy and as its technical means, apparatuses of security.

Foucault, M.‘Governmentality', trans. Rosi Braidotti, Ideology and Consciousness 3(6): 5–21. 1979:20