Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition

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This book is an interdisciplinary collection of essays on Le Groupe d'information sur les prisons (The Prisons Information Group, or GIP). The GIP was a radical activist group, extant between 1970 and 1973, in which Michel Foucault was heavily involved. It aimed to facilitate the circulation of information about living conditions in French prisons and, over time, it catalyzed several revolts and instigated minor reforms. In Foucault's words, the GIP sought to identify what was 'intolerable' about the prison system and ...

Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition 2016, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9781349552863

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Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition 2015, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9781137510662

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