Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
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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Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the PrisonUser Review - McKenzie - Goodreads
It is difficult to separate the difficulty of reading Foucault's Discipline and Punish from the simultaneous brilliance and horror of his theories. In this book, he outlines how Western society moved ... Read full review
Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the PrisonUser Review - Wonderperson89 - Goodreads
I love Foucaldian analysis and he hits the nail on the head once more. Read full review