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Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Elen - Goodreads

Finally reading Foucault after reading a ton of stuff that was (supposedly) inspired by Foucault made me realize I like Foucault a LOT more than I like people who like Foucault. Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Sam L - Goodreads

I ended up reading this by accident, having picked it up while waiting for something then getting strangely hooked. Foucault's main idea in D&P is that the mechanisms which displayed and sustained ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Hadrian - Goodreads

Another one of those Big Idea Books that I've only just now got around to reading. Although I must express some doubts about Foucault's history of the prison system and its supposedly linear process ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - David Withun - Goodreads

I read this book while sitting in a prison at night, surrounded by sleeping prisoners locked in their cells, during the last few nights of the year I spent as a correctional officer in a Georgia ... Read full review

Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

User Review  - Cat - Goodreads

I've read this book three times: First time was in undergraduate, second time was in law school, third time was last week. I can honestly say that my understanding of this work has grown with each ... Read full review


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