Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Category: Book
By (author): Foucault, Michel
Subject:  PHILOSOPHY / General
  PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Modern
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published: April 1995
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.10in x 5.20in x 1.00in
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From The Publisher*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.