• Torture
    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 the soul in the 18th century...
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  • Foucault - Power/Knowledge
    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 institutions of punishment. “He places the body at the...
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  • Feminist Gothic in
    horror of the tale, and, indeed, it still stands as a wonderful example of the genre. But it was not until the rediscovery of the story in the early 1970’s that “The Yellow Wallpaper” was recognized as an early feminist indictment of Victorian patriarchy. This story contains many typical gothic trappings...
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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 of...
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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 torch...
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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 Accounting...
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  • Panopticism
    stray animals; the division of the town into distinct quarters, each governed by an intendant.” (Foucault 283) Panopticism was well known to human beings much before it was proposed and made famous by Foucault. Every religion speaks of a supreme God who keeps tabs on the activity of people on earth. The...
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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 closely...
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  • How Do Social Norms Govern Our Society
    (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” I was able to identify in greater detail how our...
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  • Foucault
    10400 Question: What are the fundamental differences between sovereign power and disciplinary power according to Foucault? What are the major characteristics of disciplinary power? Why is it a more efficient form of power? Sovereign power is a type of power in which...
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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 sociologist...
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  • pride and prejudice
    relations as power relations.1 This view of the relationship between pedagogy and power draws heavily on Michel Foucault’s analysis of education in Discipline and Punish, where he claims, “A relation of surveillance, defined and regulated, is inscribed at the heart of the practice of teaching, not as...
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  • Postmodernism and Feminism
    functionalism of modern art; the philosophical attack on structuralism, spear-headed in the 1970s by poststructuralist scholars such as Jacque Derrida, Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze; and the economic theories of postindustrial society developed by sociologist such as Daniel Bell and Alain Touraine. (Callinicos...
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  • The Value of Communication in Cjs
    then turned over to the correctional authorities, from the court system after the accused has been found guilty. The most publicly visible form of punishment is the prison. The incarceration of criminals removes them from the general population and inhibits their ability to perpetrate further crimes. Correctional...
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  • Critical review of management
    and organizational history: Prospects a Charles Booth & Michael Rowlinson a b University of the West of England b Queen Mary, University of London Published online: 02 Jan 2013. To cite this article: Charles Booth & Michael Rowlinson (2006) Management and organizational history: Prospects...
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  • Homosexuality
    psychology, medicine and biology, and is closely linked to what once were called minority (black and 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...
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  • nutting
    goal might also have been reached by milder measures. --Sigmund Freud, Civilization and its Discontents The name is the end of discourse. --Michel Foucault, "The Quadrilateral of Language" What kind of disquieting play on words is it that can make the analyst a promoter of anality? --Gilles Deleuze...
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  • Panopticism
    society and situations today. Mothers and fathers, athletes, and musicians have all experienced this at some point. In his essay Panopticism Michel Foucault is asserting that the structure of the Panopticon demonstrates the distribution of power in our society. The Panopticon is a design for a prison;...
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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 the...
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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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