WK 5 Reading Log 1, Kelly Li .docx - Name_Kelly Li SID_24218509 Date_03 August 2016 Sociology 150 Summer 2016 READING LOG Each week we ask that you

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Name_________Kelly Li___________________SID___________24218509__________________Date__________03 August 2016________________Sociology 150Summer 2016READING LOGEach week we ask that you briefly log in your reading and reactions to TWO of the texts assigned for a given week. You may select any two you wish. One text per form! These are REQUIRED and will be graded check, check plus, check minus or no credit.AuthorMichel Foucault TitleDiscipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison Major thesis claim, or what you think this text is aboutDisciplinary power forges or makes individuals; individuals don’t appear spontaneously but they are the product of techniques of power. There are 3 strategies of disciplinary power: hierarchical observation, normalizing judgment, and examination. Week AssignedWeek #5Is this text primarily theoretical (developing ideas logically or philosophically, withsome examples)Or empirical, testing ideas with observations or data, or describing closely observed features of experienceThis text is primarily empirical as Foucault derives his arguments and ideas from his observations of prisons, military camps, asylums, hospitals, and etc. Three Important Points made in support of thesis claim –Supporting subpoints, examples provided, references to others works 1. Hierarchical observation:this is an analytical element and the purpose is to surveil. It involves the dividing and organizing of institutions such as prisons, schools, and hospitals to make the inhabitants of the institutions clearly visible for observation.

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