Discipline & 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
T te compo riti0n of _fbrce r
Other editions - View all
according Ancien Régime apparatus become behaviour bourgeoisie broadsheets carceral carceral city cell ceremony chain-gang condemned conﬁnement constituted convicts correction courts crime criminal death deﬁned deﬁnition delinquency detention disciplinary disciplinary institutions discipline discourse distribution doubt economy effects eighteenth century elements executioner exercise ﬁeld ﬁgure ﬁnally ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁrst force function guilty hand illegality imposed imprisonment increase individual inmates institutions judgement judges judicial July monarchy juridical knowledge labour Lacenaire lastly linked magistrates mechanisms ment moral movement multiplicity nineteenth century object observation offence operation organization pain Panopticon penal justice penal labour penal system penalty penitentiary police political possible power relations power to punish power-knowledge practice principle prison procedure production public execution punitive pupils recidivism reform regicide régime regulations ritual role scaffold scientiﬁc sentence social body society sovereign speciﬁc spectacle supervision surveillance techniques tion torture transformation truth violence whole workers workshops