The Spectacle of the Scaffold

The Spectacle of the Scaffold

ISBN: 0141036648

ISBN 13: 9780141036649

Publication Date: August 07, 2008

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Pages: 112

Format: Paperback

Authors: Michel Foucault, Alan Sheridan

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Foucault’s writings on power and control in social institutions have made him one of the modern era’s most influential thinkers. Here he argues that punishment has gone from being mere spectacle to becoming an instrument of systematic domination over individuals in society – not just of our bodies, but our souls.

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