Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

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Vintage Books, 1995 - Philosophy - 333 pages
Pt. 1. Torture -- 1. The body of the condemned -- 2. The spectacle of the scaffold -- pt. 2. Punishment -- 1. Generalized punishment -- 2. The gentle way in punishment -- pt. 3. Discipline -- 1. Docile bodies -- The art of distributions -- The control of activity -- The organization of geneses -- The composition of forces -- 2. The means of correct training -- Hierarchical observation -- Normalizing judgement [sic] -- The examination -- 3. Panopticism -- pt. 4. Prison -- 1. Complete and austere institutions -- 2. Illegalities and delinquency -- 3. The carceral.

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It’s easy to understand why Foucault was such an influential theorist; his explanation of the use of information collection and standardization to work on the body, in places from prisons to hospitals ... Read full review


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Michel Foucault was born in Poitiers, France, in 1926. He lecturerd in universities throughout the world; served as director at the Institut Francais in Hamburg, Germany and at the Institut de Philosophi at the Faculte des Lettres in the University of Clermont-Ferrand, France; and wrote frequently for French newspapers and reviews. At the time of his death in 1984, he held a chair at France's most prestigious institutions, the College de France.

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