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Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Sam Dembling - Goodreads

I had begun the book with the idea that it would be straight ahead philosophy, but it proved to be much more historical, recounting the transition from public tortures to mental institutions, from ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Miquixote - Goodreads

This reads like a dystopian novel, albeit with foucault's famously (infamously?) difficult language. First I have to admit that I was probably provoked to read this because Steven Pinker said it was ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Ally de Padua - Goodreads

Foucault for Historians, Foucault as Historian "It's true that I prefer not to identify myself, and I'm amused by the diversity of the ways I've been judged and classified. Something tells me that by ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

Any reader of Foucault knows that he is outside of the realm of philosophy "proper." Although some of his works are not entirely convincing (though always thought provoking), this one I found to be an ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Eric Steere - Goodreads

Foucault criticizes institutional classification via the prison and hospital in linking these to seemingly more benign institutions such as the school and factory. These systems of hierarchical social ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - tartaruga fechada - Goodreads

"[P]enal imprisonment is ... incapable of corresponding to the specificity of crimes. Because it has no effect on the public. Because it is useless, even harmful, to society: it is costly, it ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Ruhat alp - Goodreads

devletin, suçlulara, aykırılara, delilere, düzene uymayanlara ve günümüz moda terimiyle 'teröristlere' ihtiyacı var... Historically, the process by which the bourgeoisie became in the course of the ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Oliver L. - Goodreads

I can't believe I waited so long to read this book. Even in translation, Surveiller et punir is a thrilling work. Foucault constructs an elaborate argument about the development of the disciplines ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Oliver Bateman - Goodreads

I can't believe I waited so long to read this book. Even in translation, Surveiller et punir is a thrilling work. Foucault constructs an elaborate argument about the development of the disciplines ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - The Awdude - Goodreads

This book marks Foucault's transition from an archaeological posture to a genealogical one, a theoretical shift which allows him to begin theorizing about the frighteningly inescapable dynamics of ... Read full review


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