Foucault: Discipline & Punish *Remember: Foucault is critiquing philosopies that emerged during the industrial revolution & enlightenment periods about.

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  • 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.

  • Docile Bodies: Exercising PowerUninterrupted Cohesion

    Examination

    Testing

    Assessment & Measurement

    Normal / Natural

  • Normal /Natural Bodies/Behaviour

  • Effects of PowerInternalization of rules and regulations

    Surveillance & Technological encroachment

    Creation of ExpertsCriminology.

  • CritiquesHistorical revisionism

    Non-Humanist position

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