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

Overview

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:
9780679752554
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/15/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
75,611
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

One of AudioFile magazine's Golden Voices, Simon Prebble has received over twenty Earphones Awards and five Listen-Up Awards, and he has been a finalist fourteen times for an Audie Award. In 2006, Publishers Weekly named him Narrator of the Year, and he was named Booklist's 2010 Voice of Choice.

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