Medicalizing Inequality Presentation

This is what lyoncallo means when he argues power is

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: straints of power; he makes them play spontaneously upon himself; he inscribes in himself the power relaSon in which he simultaneously plays both roles; he becomes the principle of his own subjecSon" (Discipline & Power: 202 ­203). ‘We must cease once and for all to describe the effects of power in negaSve terms: it ‘excludes’, it ‘represses’, it ‘censors’, it ‘abstracts’, it ‘masks’, it ‘conceals’. In fact power produces; it produces reality; it produces domains of objects and rituals of truth. The individual and the knowledge that may be gained of him belong to this producSon’ (Foucault 1991: 194). ‘We m...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online