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Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Allen Lane, London, 1977, Trans. by Alan Sheridan

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  1. Any reference to page numbers of the Foucauldian masterpiece under review relates to the 1995 edition published by Vintage Books, New York.

  2. In this sense, Foucault salutes Rusche and Kircchheimer’s work (1939), as they provide a number of essential reference points.

  3. To this regard, the work of the well known reformer Beccaria (1766) is greatly acknowledged in the text.

  4. The title has been taken from Baltard (1829), as clearly acknowledged by Foucault (p. 235).

  5. In this part of the book Foucault many times recalls the contribution of Lucas (1836), which has provided a number of reference points to his narrative.

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Sargiacomo, M. Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. J Manag Gov 13, 269 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10997-008-9080-7

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