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Discipline and punish : the birth of the prison

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Discipline and punish.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1977
(OCoLC)755275114
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Foucault
ISBN: 0394499425 9780394499420 9780679752554 0679752552
OCLC Number: 3328401
Notes: Translation of: Surveiller et punir.
Description: 333 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: Torture --
1. The body of the condemned --
2. The spectacle of the scaffold --
Part two: Punishment --
1. Generalized punishment --
2. The gentle way in punishment --
Part three: Discipline --
1. Docile bodies --
2. The means of correct training --
3. Panopticism --
Part four: Prison --
1. Complete and austere institutions --
2. Illegalities and delinquency --
3. The carceral.
Other Titles: Surveiller et punir.
Responsibility: Michel Foucault ; translated from the French by Alan Sheridan.

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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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