Foucalt's approach

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  • Created on: 09-04-13 19:37

old saying - 'knowledge is power' and in Fucalts analaysis of society this is true. 

According to him, in every society groups are battaling to look after their own interests.

The best way of doing this is to get control of what is regarded as 'truth' or 'knowledge'. 

If other people believe that what you say is 'true' and what others say is 'false' then you have a high chance of getting them to do what you want.

So you seek to create an overall framework of thought and


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