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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

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In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. The economic changes and growing popular dissent of the 18th century made necessary a more systematic control over the individual members of society, and this in effect meant a change from punishment, which chastised the body, to reform, which touched the soul. Foucault shows the development of the Western system of prisons, police organizations, administrative and legal hierarchies for social control - and the growth of ...

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014013722X

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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
2020, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241386019

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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
1995, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679752554

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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140137224

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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
1977, Pantheon Books

ISBN-13: 9780394499420

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