This 1992 audio represents a formative lecture featuring Michael White outlining Michel Foucault's ideas on power/knowledge/culture - as they influence externalizing problems.
The therapeutic discussion centres on close up questions/descriptions of anorexias present day tactics that are somehow helping her to 'remember to forget' the present counter-practices as well as her storied history of standing up and resisting anorexia domination and subjugation.
In this key lecture Michael discusses the dominant western understanding of identity - using schizophrenia as the practice example.
At the TC12 conference in 2014, Julie Tilsen addresses the topic of normativity, language, and Queer Identities as fluid and constantly emerging.
This is the first and only taped public interview/discussion involving Steve DeShazer and Michael White (1992). Their discussion on the subject of power clearly illustrates a primary and distinct difference between Narrative Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy.
Michael Whites 2006 paper (which VSNT ranks as one of his all time best!) describes therapeutic options relevant to addressing a growing sense of people experiencing 'personal' failure. The paper also describes the operations of modern power (as opposed to sovereign power).
Stephen Madigan's post-session interview reflects on the DSM, power and expert knowledge.