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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

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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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One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.

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ISBN:
9780679752554
Author:
Foucault, Michel
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Philosophy, modern
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
Prisons
Subject:
Punishment
Subject:
Prison discipline.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Crime-Prisons and Prisoners
Subject:
philosophy;history;theory;sociology;non-fiction;prison;punishment;foucault;power;critical theory;prisons;criminology;social theory;french;cultural studies;crime;politics;discipline;law;postmodernism;poststructuralism;political theory;surveillance;panoptic
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philosophy;history;theory;sociology;non-fiction;prison;punishment;foucault;power;critical theory;prisons;criminology;social theory;french;cultural studies;crime;politics;discipline;law;postmodernism;poststructuralism;political theory;surveillance;panoptic
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
Bd. 1
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.12x5.14x.76 in. .55 lbs.

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