DDI09.SS.FoucaultUpdates.Wave4

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Unformatted text preview: FUKO 2.0 Beccarrr Dartmouth 2K9 1 ***NEG CARDS***...................................................................................................................................................................................5 Links-social services....................................................................................................................................................................................6 The biopolitical regime’s focus on the “welfare” of its citizen is a mechanism of discipline designed to increase the productivity of the populace............................................................................................................................................................................................6 Hewitt 83-(Martin, “Bio-Politics and Social Policy: Foucault’s Account of Welfare, Theory Culture & Society 1983; 2; 67, http://tcs.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/2/1/67)..............................................................................................................................................6 Links-social services....................................................................................................................................................................................7 Welfare is a mechanism used by the state to extend social control and suspend autonomy, forcing citizens to rely on the decisions of paid professionals and discrediting the personal discourses of laymen..............................................................................................7 Pierson 6-Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan (Christopher, “Beyond the Welfare State: the new political economy of welfare,” Polity Penn State University Press 2006, pg 94-95)...........................................................................................7 Links-social services....................................................................................................................................................................................8 Welfare is used as a mechanism to control various portions of the population through regulatory techniques- under the guise of ensuring well-being, the government is able to regulate and manage....................................................................................................8 Hewitt 83-(Martin, “Bio-Politics and Social Policy: Foucault’s Account of Welfare, Theory Culture & Society 1983; 2; 67, http://tcs.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/2/1/67)..............................................................................................................................................8 Links-social services....................................................................................................................................................................................9 Social services form a kind of panopticon in which the bodies of the impoverished become something to monitor and control.........9Social services form a kind of panopticon in which the bodies of the impoverished become something to monitor and control....
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