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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

It’s easy to understand why Foucault was such an influential theorist; his explanation of the use of information collection and standardization to work on the body, in places from prisons to hospitals ... Read full review

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User Review  - TakeItOrLeaveIt - LibraryThing

Foucault is a historian, at least a his-story-ian. and this is an interesting story. take the soul out of the prisoner, the atrocities of the execution, the discipline and punishment pre 1847 when ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

Foucault relates developments in prisons and punishment with larger trends in culture and civilization. He argues that ancient regime punishment of the body evolved into punishment of the mind or spirit. He relates these changes to capitalism. Read full review

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