Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Author(s): Michel Foucault

Culture & Ideas

Foucault shows the development of the Western system of prisons, police organizations, administrative and legal hierarchies for social control - and the growth of disciplinary society as a whole.


Product Information

One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.

General Fields

  • : 9780140137224
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : April 1991
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 352
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Michel Foucault