Den engelske 1700-talsfilosofen Jeremy Benthams ”Panoptikon” var en design för ett nytt slags fängelse, en rund byggnad med ett kontrolltorn i mitten varifrån de olika cellerna hela tiden kan övervakas. 510 more words
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For Gramsci, as for Foucault, power also involves knowledge, representation, ideas, cultural leadership and authority, as well as economic constraint and physical coercion. Both would have agreed that power cannot be captured by thinking exclusively in terms of force or coercion: power also seduces, solicits, induces, wins consent.
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More adventures in the art of trying to develop a theoretical framework for my research this week. I keep getting the sneaky suspicion that it’s all going to come back to a form of Marxism and Foucault…but I want to be certain in my own mind that I: 647 more words
I recently stumbled upon Edward Said‘s diary from his journey to France in 1979 and his encounters with Sartre, de Beauvoir and Foucault. The full diary can be found on… 1,406 more words