Foucault: Discipline & Punish*Remember: Foucault is critiquing philosopies that emerged during the industrial revolution & enlightenment periods about social organization. He is commenting on HOW power works, which he finds problematic.
Building upon BenthamHow discourse of the classical period fosters social control
Pan = allOptic = seeing
Foucault explores HOW the state came to claim greater control over and enforcement of the private aspects of its citizens lives.
PowerConcept of Governmentality
Non-humanistPower operates through institutionsDispersed Exercised through ritual & normalizationDoes not matter who operates the machines - Bentham
Docile Bodies: Partition of Time & Space
Docile Bodies: Exercising PowerAre citizens whose moral behaviour may be subjected or transformed ( open to improvement), which can only be achieved through strict regiment of disciplinary acts.