Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Michel Foucault Alan Sheridan
4.2/5 (25772 ratings)
Librarian note: an alternate cover for this edition can be found here.

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.
Language
English
Pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
April 25, 1995
ISBN
0679752552
ISBN 13
9780679752554

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Michel Foucault Alan Sheridan
4.2/5 (25772 ratings)
Librarian note: an alternate cover for this edition can be found here.

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.
Language
English
Pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
April 25, 1995
ISBN
0679752552
ISBN 13
9780679752554

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