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Michel Foucault

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

€16,95
'Imaginative, illuminating and innovative' The New York Times Book ReviewThe grisly spectacle of public executions and torture of centuries ago has been replaced by the penal system in western society - but has anything really changed?In his revolutionary work on control and power relations in our public institutions, Michel Foucault argues that the development of prisons, police organizations and legal hierarchies has merely changed the focus of domination from our bodies to our souls. Even schools, factories, barracks and hospitals, in which an individual's time is controlled hour by hour, are part of a disciplinary society.


Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 352
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241386019
ISBN 10: 0241386012


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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

€16,95