Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Michel Foucault acknowledged as the preeminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines. He died in 1984.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679752554
ISBN-10: 0679752552
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: April 25th, 1995
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Vintage