Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Discipline and 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.See more details below

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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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ISBN-13:
9780679752554
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/15/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
79,241
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.72(d)

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