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Being a man of politics only insofar as I am a citizen, this interests me less. It seems very clear to me, however, that strategy is the art of engaging in combat in favourable conditions. Besides the military, it interests trade unionists, politicians and intellectuals. In our own domain of the combat of ideas, it seems to me extremely important to know where, when and by whom such and such an aspect of the dominant ideology will be attacked. I am not, for all that, speaking of war. But it seems to me undeniable that there is combat, which is to say precise objectives, and tactics, adversaries who are defined as such, and victory and defeat.

Only a specialist can help the masses to analyse space, but only the masses live space, and know concretely what it is. Only a long-term policy [une politique de longue durée] can put geography (and knowledge as a whole) in the service of the masses – not professions of faith by such and such a minister or such and such a geographer. This page intentionally left blank PART 3 Anglophone Responses – 2006 This page intentionally left blank Chapter 7 The Kantian Roots of Foucault’s Dilemmas David Harvey At the end of his interview with the editors of Hérodote, Foucault says: I have enjoyed this discussion with you because I’ve changed my mind since we started ...

Thus, for example, you may be relatively low in the hierarchy within an institution, but you may be able to locally negotiate a more powerful position for yourself because of your skills and ability. This distinction between two types of power is important in being able to assess which positions of power are negotiable and which are not. One can negotiate local status but your institutional status is not so flexible. Thus, although Foucault’s questioning of the notion that one can possess or have power is a useful opposition to very fixed views of power, it nevertheless suggests that everything is up for grabs and sometimes ignores the very real institutional power that certain people do indeed work on and use, even if they do not possess it.

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