Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
- Author: Foucault, Michel
- ISBN: 9780241386019
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In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. In this provocative work, Michel Foucault argues that the development of the Western system of prisons, police and legal hierarchies have merely shifted the focus of social control from our bodies to our souls.