Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy

Professor with special responsibilities

Room: POR/18.B-3.26
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E-mail: kv.mpp@cbs.dk
Primary research areas
  • Michel Foucault
  • State/Civil Society
  • Critical Organization Studies
  • Welfare State
  • Health Promotion
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Analytical Strategies 1 & 2, Master of Political Management & Communication (PKL), CBS.
  • Power and Management in the Welfare State, Master of Public Administration (MPA), CBS
Selected publications
  • Villadsen, K. (2019) ‘The Dispositive’: Foucault’s Concept for Organizational Analysis? Organization Studies (early online).
  • Steensen, K. Q. & Villadsen, K. (2019) From Social Gospel to CSR: Was Corporate Social Responsibility Ever Radical? Organization (early online).
  • Villadsen, K. (2018) Jane Addams’ Social Vision: Revisiting the Gospel of Individualism and Solidarity. The American Sociologist, 49(2).
  • Villadsen, K. (2017) Constantly Online and the Fantasy of ‘Work–life Balance’: Reinterpreting Work-connectivity as Cynical Practice and Fetishism. Culture and Organization, 23(5).
  • Dean, M. & Villadsen, K. (2016) State Phobia and Civil Society: The Political Legacy of Michel Foucault. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  • Villadsen, K. (2016) Michel Foucault and the Forces of Civil Society. Theory, Culture and Society, 33(3).
  • Villadsen, K. & Wahlberg, A. (2015) The Government of Life: Managing populations, health, and scarcity. Economy and Society, 44(1).



Publications sorted by:
Mads Peter Karlsen; Kaspar Villadsen / Confession
In: The Routledge Handbook of Economic Theology. ed. /Stefan Schwarzkopf. Abingdon : Routledge 2020, p. 36-46 (Routledge International Handbooks)
Book chapter > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / I Assure You, We Have the Strictest Alien Act Possible! : The Emergence of the Concept of Risky Immigrants in Denmark.
In: Qui Parle, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2020, p. 145-179
Journal article > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / Michel Foucault’s Discourse Analysis
In: Qualitative Analysis: Eight Approaches for the Social Sciences. . ed. /Margaretha Järvinen; Nanna Mik-Meyer. London : SAGE Publications 2020, p. 283-304
Book chapter > peer review
Holger Højlund; Kaspar Villadsen / Technologies in Caregiving : Professionals’ Strategies for Engaging with New Technology.
In: New Technology, Work and Employment, Vol. 35, No. 2, 7.2020, p. 178-194
Journal article > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / The 'Eye' of Technology : Heidegger and Foucault .
Paper presented at Department of Philosophy, University of California Berkeley, 2020
Tony Joakim Sandset; Kaspar Villadsen / Discipline with Pleasure : The New Governmentality of HIV Prevention.
Paper presented at APL 2019 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / Emergency Care Between State and Civil Society : The Open Clinic for Irregular Migrants.
In: Contested Hospitalities in a Time of Migration: Religious and Secular Counterspaces in the Nordic Region. . ed. /Synnøve K. N. Bendixsen; Trygve Wyller. Abingdon : Routledge 2019, p. 76-94 (Religion, Resistance, Hospitalities)
Book chapter > peer review
Kristian Quistgaard Steensen; Kaspar Villadsen / From Social Gospel to CSR : Was Corporate Social Responsibility Ever Radical?.
In: Organization, 30.9.2019
Journal article > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / ‘The Dispositive’: Foucault’s Concept for Organizational Analysis?
In: Organization Studies, 4.12.2019
Journal article > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / Caregivers in Defence of Professional Ethics : Jane Addams’ Pragmatist Method Revisited.
Paper presented at Humanities and Social Sciences Association, HSSA Speak, 2018
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