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Unformatted text preview: What is normalizing judgment? How is discipline more than just a negative deployment of power? In what ways is discipline positive or productive? What is an examination? How is it an example of disciplinary power? Shumway states that contrary to public torture with disciplinary power the subjects of power become visible, while those who exercise power become invisible (p. 131). Explain. How is the modern prison an illustration of disciplinary power? According to Foucault, the modern prison is ultimately not about reforming criminals. What is the place of the modern prison in modern power relations? Describe Foucaults conception of power (pp. 139-140). Why does this conception of power lead some critics to complain that Foucault fails to theorize the possibility of resistance?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course SOC 311 taught by Professor Knapp,s during the Winter '08 term at BYU.
- Winter '08
- Social Theory