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  • Created on: 29-04-13 20:42

Foucault on social control


Foucault compares modern society with a prison designed by Jeremy Bentham called 'the Panopticon'. 

'the Panopticon' in a prison setting is where a single guard is placed in a central area, allowing them to easily observe a large number of prisoners, who - in turn - are unable to predict when they are…


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