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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does the alternate history that Foucault tells for sexuality start?
2. Which of the following best describes the pedagogization of children's sex?
3. What can be said of the deployment of alliance and the deployment of sexuality?
4. Which of the following was NOT something that was seen as being influenced by sex?
5. How did the institutions of power that developed in the Middle Ages, primarily monarchy, make themselves acceptable?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the pedagogization of children's sex?
2. How does the spread of sexuality, as told by Foucault, refute the repressive hypothesis that sexuality was repressed in order to subjugate the working class?
3. What is the relationship between the deployment of alliance and the deployment of sexuality in the family unit? How does it interact?
4. How does sexuality vary between classes?
5. Explain what is meant by the statement that sexuality changed from a matter of death and sin to a matter of life and illness.
6. How did sexuality spread to the general population?
7. How does Foucault use the French revolution to explain the interconnectedness of power and law?
8. What does Foucault mean when he refers to the cyclical nature of power and law? Explain.
9. How does Foucault define power? What is it like?
10. What are the deployment of alliance and the deployment of sexuality?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain what Foucault means by political power shifting from power of death to power over life.
Part 1: What is a society like whose political power structure is based on the power of death? What does power of death mean?
Part 2: What is a society like whose political power structure is focused on power over life? What does power over life mean?
Part 3: What other significant changes to society happened during this shift?
Essay Topic 2
Foucault defines five ways in which the discourse and power structure of the confession were adapted and extorted by science to be developed into scientia sexualis. Define each avenue and tell how it propagated sexual discourse and supported the creation of scientia sexualis.
Part 1: Clinical codification.
Part 2: The postulate of a general and diffuse causality.
Part 3: The principle of latency intrinsic to sexuality.
Part 4: The method of interpretation.
Part 5: The medicalization of the effects of confession.
Essay Topic 3
Foucault gives us a map of where the history of sexuality started, and how it spread to eventually include the entire population.
Part 1: What population does Foucault credit with the creation of sexuality? How is it that it came to arise there?
Part 2: Where did sexuality spread from there?
Part 3: By what means was sexuality dispersed throughout the population?
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