Foucault current


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Foucault current

(French fuko)
n
(General Physics) another name for eddy current
[named after J. B. L. Foucault]
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In contrast to the better known versions of Foucault current in cultural studies and among historians of sexuality, these writers minimize discourse analysis in favour of an emphasis on the "technologies" (rather than the tropes) constituting power; further, they study such apparently non-Foucaultian and certainly non-cultural areas as the development of public accounting techniques and the rise of social insurance.