Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

by Michel Foucault
     
 

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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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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307819291
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/18/2012
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
316,100
File size:
4 MB

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