Christopher Chitty

was a theorist and activist. He played a pivotal role in student struggles at the University of California and the Occupy movement.

Reassessing Foucault: Modern Sexuality and the Transition to Capitalism

Reassessing Foucault: Modern Sexuality and the Transition to Capitalism

Are the premis­es of queer the­o­ry real­ly anti­thet­i­cal to a his­tor­i­cal mate­ri­al­ist under­stand­ing of the ori­gins of cap­i­tal­ism? Con­sid­er­ing Foucault’s some­thing of the patron saint of queer the­o­ry, we might per­haps dis­cov­er the error of the whole for­ma­tion in the thought of its founder.