language and power

  • Created by: Nadia
  • Created on: 25-02-15 16:14

Hard power vs soft power

-surveillance & barbed wire are examples of hard power
-products and fashion are examples of soft power

Power > someone or somethign. It requires a subject and is not absolute. Power can shift and be taken away.

'The theory or science of the method or grounds of knowledge' (OED)
> from Greek words episteme meaning 'knowledge'

Foucault argues:


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