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Discipline and punish : the birth of the prison

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second Vintage books editionView all editions and formats
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Counter 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. -- Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Discipline and punish.
New York : Vintage Books, 1995
(OCoLC)1085905839
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Foucault
ISBN: 0679752552 9780679752554
OCLC Number: 32367111
Language Note: Translation of 'Surveiller et punir'.
Notes: Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 1977.
Description: 333 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Torture --
The body of the condemned --
The spectacle of the scaffold --
pt. 2. Punishment --
Generalized punishment --
The gentle way in punishment --
pt. 3. Discipline --
Docile bodies : the art of distributions --
The control of activity --
The organization of geneses --
The composition of forces --
The means of correct training : hierarchical observation --
Normalizing judgement --
The examination --
Panopticism --
pt. 4. Prison --
Complete and austere institutions --
Illegalities and delinquency --
The carceral.
Other Titles: Surveiller et punir.
Discipline & punish
Responsibility: Michel Foucault ; translated from the French by Alan Sheridan.
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Counter 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. -- Publisher description.

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