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Discipline and Punish

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In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. The economic changes and growing popular dissent of the 18th century made necessary a more systematic control over the individual members of society, and this in effect meant a change from punishment, which chastised the body, to reform, which touched the soul. Foucault shows the development of the Western system of prisons, police organizations, administrative and legal hierarchies for social control - and the growth of disciplinary society as a whole. He also reveals that between school, factories, barracks and hospitals all share a common organization, in which it is possible to control the use of an individual's time and space hour by hour.

Item details

Author(s):
Michel Foucault
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
198x129x20
EAN-13:
9780140137224
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780140137224
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
333
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd

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In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. The economic changes and growing popular dissent of the 18th century made necessary a more systematic control over the individual members of society, and this in effect meant a change from punishment, which chastised the body, to reform, which touched the soul. Foucault shows the development of the Western system of prisons, police organizations, administrative and legal hierarchies for social control - and the growth of disciplinary society as a whole. He also reveals that between school, factories, barracks and hospitals all share a common organization, in which it is possible to control the use of an individual's time and space hour by hour.

Author(s):
Michel Foucault
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
198x129x20
EAN-13:
9780140137224
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780140137224
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
333
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd

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