• Focault's Discipline and Punish as Modality of Transformation
    punishments, but “an excess that was bound up with an irregularity even more than with an abuse of the power to punish.” [33] Foucault considers this as a “bad economy of power.” [34] The individual and the methods of discipline, and the subsequent development of prisons was for Foucault an...
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  • Foucault to Nietzsche: Similar Genealogies
    Foucault and Nietzsche share similar genealogies regarding the relationship of body and power in “modern” humans. However, Foucault adapted Nietzsche’s concepts as stepping-stones for different genealogical theories. Largely in regard as to how moderns were made through the training and discipline...
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  • Panopticism
    is used and people are locked away behind bars without given a chance to prove that they’re reformed. Any cruel and unusual punishments that may occur are abolished and finally, for those who have made a mistake or two, redemption is finally possible. Foucault discusses how the panoptic discipline...
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  • How Do Social Norms Govern Our Society
    . We take these social norms for granted. (Passer/Smith, 2007:624) We see these customs as “normal” but as Michel Foucault illustrates in “Discipline and Punish, the Birth of the Prison”, these norms and patterns of behavior are a lot more complex than we may think. After reading “Discipline and Punish...
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  • Torture
    Torture Throughout the 17th and 18th century, torture was a form of punishment on the individual. There were grusome forms of punishment during these times and society pushed forward a change in how the "individual" should be punished. Foucault focuses on how punishment changed from the body to...
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  • Critically Discuss Foucault’s Notion of Power and Knowledge?
    most prominent: the idea of madness, punishment and human sexuality. These areas he wrote about in Madness and Civilisation, Discipline and Punishment and History of Sexuality. Firstly in his earlier work Foucault looked into madness throughout society in ‘Madness and Civilisation’. Due to this...
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  • Homosexuality
    women’s) studies and now gender studies. Most of the disciplines involved belong to the humanities and social sciences: language and literature, history, cultural and communication studies, sociology, anthropology and political sciences, philosophy. Sociology had a late start although some of the key...
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  • Can Women Have Sex Like a Man
    Blackwell.
Laumann, E. O., Gagnon, J. H., Michael, R. T., & Michaels, S. (2000). The social organization of sexuality: Sexual practices in the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Lotz, A. (2001). Postfeminist television criticism: Rehabilitating critical terms and identifying...
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  • The Critique of Accounting Theory
    Working Papers Series Michael Gaffikin School of Accounting & Finance University of Wollongong Wollongong NSW 2522 Australia Tel +61 (2) 4221 3718 Fax +61 (2) 4221 4297 eMail george@uow.edu.au www.uow.edu.au/commerce/accy/ The Critique of Accounting Theory Michael Gaffikin* School of...
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  • High Tech Surveillance
    Economic Performance, London School of Economics. Foucault, M. (1975): Surveiller et punir, naissance de la prison. Paris: Editions Gallimard. Foucault, M. (1991): Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. Harmondsworth, Penguin Books. Greengard, S. (1996): Privacy. Personnel Journal. 75(5), 74...
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  • Foucault
    being discrete like sovereign power, it is continuous through observation, intelligence and vigilance. It is also productive considering its strive for maintaining economic and political gains of the state. References: M, Foucault. The History of Sexuality M, Foucault. Truth and Power M, Foucault. Discipline and Punish ...
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  • Feminist Gothic in
    (39). Further, according to Bak, this new prison, as described by Michael Foucault in Discipline and Punish (1975), involved observance of prisoners at all times (40). This all-seeing prison symbolism is echoed according to Bak in the narrator’s observation of “gates that lock” and the constant...
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  • Analysis of Discipline and Punish
    the seat of habits” (Foucault, 128). The body and soul are now seen as one element that should be corrected together, if punishment is to indeed be successful. The technology of power over the criminal must now seek to establish a code of law, or logic connecting the punishment and the crime. For...
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  • Postmodernism and Feminism
    . * '' (1972) The Archaeology of knowledge and the Discourse on Language, New York: Tavistock Publications & Harper Colophon. * "(1979) (published in French, 1975) Discipline and Punish, Translated by S. Sheridan, New York: Penguin Books. * '' (1980) Power/Knowledge: Selected...
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  • Panopticism
    following norms through the act of conforming to them. There would be no need for an authority figure because the norm has already been set in place. The source of the power is only part of Foucault’s argument. The power continues on as a result of the use of discipline. In his essay Foucault...
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  • Panopticism
    is useful to look at the changes within institutions themselves. Foucault began his third chapter in the book Discipline and Punish, with a short story detailing the various uses of surveillance and punishment used during the crisis of the bubonic plague. During this time of great threat, the...
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  • Anthropolgy
    Ifrah Awais 14020141 Michel Foucault Michel Foucault talks about mechanisms of discipline and consolidation of power. He starts by giving the example of a plague-stricken town, where to maintain order and prevent the spread of disease, some measures were undertaken and streets were placed under...
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  • Panopticism
    ” there is discipline to be handed out. Maybe the world as we know it is under one big microscope and every moment of a regular citizens life is carefully observed by a greater power than themselves. Author Michel Foucault of the essay “Panopticism” discusses this problem of power and discipline and how...
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  • Discipline
    DISCIPLINE The emergence of prison as the form of punishment for every crime grew out of the development of discipline in the 18th and 19th centuries, according to Foucault. He looks at the development of highly refined forms of discipline, of discipline concerned with the smallest and most...
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  • Critical review of management
    archaeology of the human sciences. London: Tavistock. Foucault, M. 1972. The archaeology of knowledge. London: Tavistock. Foucault, M. 1977. Discipline and punish: The birth of the prison. Harmondsworth: Allen Lane. Friedländer, S., N. Frei, T. Rendtorff, and R. Wittman. 2002. Bertelsmann im Dritten...
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