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Nobody Got No Class - Location, Location, Location

“We’re all middle class now”

                                                John Prescott

“There is no such thing as society…merely individuals”


The epistemic shift in the work of Foucault is the historical a priori that grounds knowledge and discourses and thus represents the condition of their possibility within a specific historical moment. 690 more words

Political Theory

Don Chisciotte o dei limiti

D.C. non è l’uomo della stravaganza, piuttosto il pellegrino meticoloso che fa tappa davanti a tutti i segni della similitudine …non riesce ad allontanarsi dalla familiare pianura che si estende attorno all’Analogo, proprio come non riesce ad oltrepassare la sua angusta provincia. 19 more words

Madness is rare in individuals–but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.

–Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Foucauldian discourse: Understanding prison subculture and recividism

I contributed to the annual published compilation developed by the Sociology Department of my College, called the Sociologist Manifesto. The issue that I worked on was understanding the key theme of Foucault’s Discipline and Punish and translating it to critically evaluate the present penal code and justice system, specifically within India. 66 more words

Research assessment on Sibling Incest

As part of my paper on Sociology of Kinship, I did my research project on Sibling Incest and sociologically understanding an incestuous relationship between an older brother and a younger sister. 57 more words