• Michael Foucault
    The History of Sexuality Volume I: An Introduction by Michel Foucault Translated from the French by Robert Hurley Pantheon Books New York Contents PART ONE PART TWO We "Other Victorians" The Repressive Hypothesis 1 15 17 36 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 PART THREE PART FOUR The Inci...
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  • Foucault Discipline and Punish
    De Guzman, J.E. Philo 104 – Section Y Homosexuality and Femininity in the Light of Foucault's Discipline and Punish September 11, 2012 Michel Foucault in Discipline and Punish and The History of Sexuality, demonstrates that the tools of disciplinarity (which emerged in the confluence of crit...
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  • Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault
    Discipline and Punish Michel Foucault (trans. Robert Hurley) Part One: Torture 1. The body of the condemned This first section of Part One serves as an introduction to the entire book.  Examples of eighteenth-century torture provide Foucault with many colorful episodes to relate in his account...
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  • The Apparatus of Power and Sexuality in Foucault’s Philosophy
    I A political theorist once claimed that one should be most critical of ideas that have been deemed normal or scientific. For the most part, these notions that have been branded as “facts of life” carry with them several nuisances and drawbacks that people often ignore or fail to see since they...
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  • Punishment in Modern Society
    Why do Marxists argue that there is no such thing as punishment as such? Critically evaluate these arguments. When exploring the substantial role in which punishment plays in society, a number of differing perspectives can be identified. Most are influenced by social theories which can be traced b...
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  • According to Foucault, Archaeology Is a Method, Whereas Genealogy Is a Tactic. What Is the Difference?
    There are a number of continuities of themes and interests in Foucault’s work. There is also evidence of shifts of emphasis, changes of direction, developments and reformations, which have led to a number of critiques of Foucault’s work to talk about breaks, differences and discontinuities withi...
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  • The Positive Effect of Capital Punishment in Modern America
    Ronnie Kuester Dr. Borgmeyer Eng. Comp. II 30 Sept. 2010 The Positive Effect of Capital Punishment in Modern America “I don’t think you should support the death penalty to seek revenge. I don’t think that’s right. I think the reason to support the death penalty is because it saves oth...
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  • Capital Punishment: Looking at Both Sides
    Gisele LeRoy English Comp. 2 Controversial Issue Capital Punishment: Looking At Both Sides It’s so hard to say where I stand with the death penalty. There are those moments when a person commits a...
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  • Foucault
    The Act of Punishing- Preparing a “productive” and “subjected” body Foucault’s work is largely concerned with the idea of relation between social structures, institutions and the individual. The notion of the individual is heavily problematic for him, but he nevertheless sees the operat...
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  • Analysis of Discipline and Punish
    Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish, although verbose, contains important dialogue concerning the concept of power in the penal systems of late 18th century France with public execution, and the gradual transformation of power in subsequent disciplinary systems up to modern times. Power is clo...
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  • Foucault - Power/Knowledge
    Foucault’s theorisation of the power/knowledge relationship Foucault in theorizing the relationship between power and knowledge basically focused on how power operated in the institutions and in its techniques. The point is how power was supported by knowledge in the functioning of institution...
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  • Focault's Discipline and Punish as Modality of Transformation
    Foucault’s Discipline and Punish as a modality of Transformation IVY D. PATDU I. Departure from Sovereign Understandings and Practices of Power On 2 March 1757 Damiens the regicide was condemned…he was to be ‘taken and conveyed in a cart, wearing nothing but a shirt, holding a...
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  • Writing to Critique: Godwin, Foucault
    John Neckles 10/17/12 English 101 Mr. Gosciak Writing to Critique: Godwin, Foucault Discipline and Justice are two closely related ideas that are both intertwined in the development of society today. Discipline and Justice are related in the way that if one of them is not present the ot...
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  • Focault- Discipline and Punish
    Table of Contents Introduction 2 Brief Overview 2 Main arguments of discipline and Punish 4 • Power 4 • Prisons as part of civilisation 4 • Punishment 5 • The Body and Soul 5 Evaluation of Discipline and Punish 6 Conclusion 7   Introduction: M. Foucault. 1975. Discipline an...
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  • Effect of Corporal and Non-Corporal Punishment on Academic Achievement of Elementary School Children with Reference to Gender and Board of Education
    Effect of Corporal and Non-Corporal Punishment on Academic Achievement of Elementary School Children with Reference to Gender and Board of Education S.V.Sindhu and Mahjabeen The present investigation attempts to study the effect of corporal and non-corporal punishment on academic achievement...
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  • Discipline and Punish
    At the end of 17 century, the plague appeared in the town. Therefore, they were thinking about how to prevent the plague spreading all over the world. Foucault begins with a description of measures to be taken against the plague. In his text discipline and punishment, Foucault writes about the pan...
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  • Biography of Michel Foucault
    Dec 24, 2012 Philo 300A Postmodernism Michel Foucault (1926– 1984), A Biography & Examination of His Theories “Anyway, my personal life is not at all interesting. If somebody thinks that my work cannot be understood without reference to such and such a part o...
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  • Foucault
    Question 1- Panopticism In regards to Panopticism, Michel Foucault theorizes, “The exile of the leper and the arrest of the plague do not bring with them the same political dream.” I conclude that the term, “political dream”, is an idea where people use power and knowledge in an attempt t...
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  • Critically Discuss Foucault’s Notion of Power and Knowledge?
    Critically discuss Foucault’s notion of power and knowledge? Michel Foucault is the one of the first contemporary social theorists. Born in France, he was, like most sociologists of his time, involved when students heavily revolted against the people in power in May 1968.He was not only a so...
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  • Corporal Punishment
    Johnita Donnell Mr. Jon Schneiderman Enc 1101 4 April 2013 Corporal Punishment The question of whether corporal punishment is an effective method of discipline is greatly debated. Corporal Punishment is a form of physical discipline that may cause pain for wrongdoing, or to bring for change in...
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