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Foucault The Panopticon. .. a few  observations on how it works and  what it does. 
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Question: Who's your daddy? Foucault: The Panopticon, of course. 
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internalizing the panoptic gaze. .. "He who is subjected to a field of visibility, and who knows it,  assumes responsibility for the constraints of power; he makes  them play spontaneously upon himself; he inscribes in himself  the power relation in which he simultaneously plays both roles;  he becomes the principle of his own subjection" (218, first  paragraph)     
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... "The panoptic schema, without disappearing as such or losing  any of its properties, was destined to spread throughout the  social body; its vocation was to become a generalized function.” (221)
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... “Our society is one not of spectacle, but of surveillance; under the  surface of images, one invests bodies in depth; behind the great  abstraction of exchange, there continues the meticulous, concrete  training of useful forces; tbe circuits of communication are the supports  of an accumulation and a centralization of knowledge; the play of signs  defines the anchorages of power; it is not that the beautiful totality of 
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Littlefield during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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