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Discipline and Punish : The Birth of the Prison
by Michel Foucault


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679752554
  • ISBN-10: 0679752552
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: May 1995
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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