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Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

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  • Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (Vintage Books) – Trade paperback (1995)
    by Michel Foucault

    Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books
    1995
    English
    2nd ed.
    352 pages

    ISBN: 0679752552
    ISBN-13: 9780679752554

    In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.

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Harmon

An Incredible Exploration

by Harmon on Sep 27, 2008

Michel Foucault has the unique ability to call into question entire categories of thought. In this work, my favorite of his series, he raises the question of how we became a disciplinary society. He traces theory of punishment from the public executions of the middle ages through to the penal procedures ... More

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