Title. Contact us if you experience any difficulty logging in. This has endowed the human species with the ability to cope effectively with the crucial aspects of existence – knowing, behaving purposefully, planning, so- ...", A large portion of human intellectual and social life is based on the pro-duction, use, and exchange of relevant meanings in verbal discourse. ...ovation in this form an organizing vision, which we define as a focal community idea for applying IT in organizations (Swanson and Ramiller 1997). The preoccupation with satisfying dominant and externally imposed constructions of professionalism leaves little time to engage in meaningful critiques of the status quo, and as a consequence of social engineering those working in the early years become constrained by demands for technicist practice. The article concludes with a discussion of the vital and important role that agency plays and it is argued that practitioners are not passively shaped by social structure but that they are active in challenging, negotiating and reforming the discourses through which they are positioned and defined and therein lies the possibility for resisting the regulatory gaze. Some society journals require you to create a personal profile, then activate your society account, You are adding the following journals to your email alerts, Did you struggle to get access to this article? As encoded beings we are never authors, we are rather more or less skilful reusers. Is it possible to be ethical or socially responsible for the wrong reason? Then he has described certain situations which may be an obstacle to the operation of these ...", I am always reminded of one thing which the well-known British economist Adam Smith has said in his famous treatise The Wealth of Nations. To extend agency we have to submit to the demands of encoding and kidnap that encoding simultaneously – enabling constraints in Butler’s language. We conclude by suggesting several promising new research directions. 59, 205-6) 1 We are trying to catch up, as far as we can, with the Industrial Revolution that occurred long ago in Western countries. The purpose of this brief paper is to put forward a principle, as a target for discussion, which is proposed as a framework for studying the “meaning flow ” of discourse. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. Encoded material enactments translate/extend agency, but never exactly. Although organizational innovation with information technology is often carefully considered, bandwagon phenomena indicate that much innovative behavior may nevertheless be of the “me too” variety. In it he has described some economic laws as universal and absolute. Series Title: Harper colophon books, CN 544: Other … Yet this work raises a troubling question: Is it ethical to use ethics and social responsibility in a strategic way? The heterogeneous mix of information on the Web restricts the coverage of traditional indexing techniques and so limits the power of search engines. Download Citation | On Feb 3, 2004, David Packwood and others published Poussin and the archaeology of knowledge | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate Sharing links are not available for this article. I. Foucault, Michel. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. ABSTRACT The aim of this article is to problematise the dominant construction of ‘professionalism ’ as created and promoted by the United Kingdom Government through policy. Like other professionals working in education, early years practitioners are subjected to a disempowering, regulatory gaze in t ...". Keeping It Implicit: A Defense of Foucault’s Archaeology of Knowledge. Includes the author's The Discourse on Language, translation of ordre du discours I. This paper focuses on the representation and access of Web-based information, and how to make such a representation adapt to the activities or interests of individuals within a community of users. The email address and/or password entered does not match our records, please check and try again.