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. (2018) Jane Addams’ Social Vision: Revisiting the Gospel of Individualism and Solidarity, The American Sociologist (early online).
  • Sørensen, B.M. & Villadsen, K. (2017) Penis-whirling and Pie-throwing: Norm-defying and Norm-setting Drama in the Creative Industries, Human Relations (early online).
  • 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).
  • Karlsen, M.P. & Villadsen, K. (2016) Health Promotion, Governmentality and the Challenges of Theorizing Pleasure and Desire, Body and Society, 22(3).
  • Villadsen, K. & Wahlberg, A. (2015) The Government of Life: Managing populations, health, and scarcity, Economy and Society, 44(1).
  • Mik-Meyer, N. & Villadsen, K. (2013) Power and Welfare: Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare. Abingdon: Routledge.


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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 / Caregivers in Defence of Professional Ethics : Jane Addams’ Pragmatist Method Revisited.
Paper presented at Humanities and Social Sciences Association, HSSA Speak, 2018
Kaspar Villadsen / Jane Addams’ Social Vision : Revisiting the Gospel of Individualism and Solidarity.
In: The American Sociologist, Vol. 49, No. 2, 6.2018, p. 218–241
Journal article > peer review
Bent Meier Sørensen; Kaspar Villadsen / Penis-whirling and Pie-throwing : Norm-defying and Norm-setting Drama in the Creative Industries.
In: Human Relations, Vol. 71, No. 8, 8.2018, p. 1049-1071
Journal article > peer review
Mads Peter Karlsen; Bent Meier Sørensen; Kaspar Villadsen / The Boy on the Beach : The Photographic Event that Contested the Violence of European Governmentality.
In: Borderland Religion: Ambiguous Practices of Difference, Hope, and Beyond. . ed. /Daisy L. Machado; Bryan S. Turner; Trygve Wyller. Abingdon : Routledge 2018, p. 136-159 (Religion, Resistance, Hospitalities)
Book chapter > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / The Dispositive : Foucault’s Concept for Organisational Analysis?.
Paper presented at 2018 HSSA Symposium, 2018, p. 26
Paper > peer review
Mads Peter Karlsen; Kaspar Villadsen / Confession and the Economic Subject
Paper presented at Markets, Money and the Sacred, 2017
Paper > peer review
Kaspar Villadsen / Constantly Online and the Fantasy of ‘Work–life Balance’ : Reinterpreting Work-connectivity as Cynical Practice and Fetishism.
In: Culture and Organization, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2017, p. 363-378
Journal article > peer review
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