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Michel Foucault Essays (Examples)

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish

Words: 1875
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Foucault sharply contrasts the disciplinary prison system with the initial transformative ideal. y becoming a prisoner, the offender relinquishes not only his or her right to freedom, but also…

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5 Pages
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Psychology

Foucault and Freud Summaries Michel Foucault's a

Words: 1450
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Foucault and Freud Summaries Michel Foucault's a History of Sexuality In writing this critique of the modern era, Foucault challenges the conventional wisdom that the many forms of knowledge…

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5 Pages
Book Review

Black Studies - Philosophy

Michel Foucault's Madness and Civilization Mentioned on

Words: 2183
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

Michel Foucault's Madness and Civilization (mentioned on page 5 of 11, "the reading list") Michel Foucault's Madness and Civilization is a complex work with so many different themes that…

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2 Pages
Journal

Government

Michel Foucault Ethics Individual Roles

Words: 647
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Journal

As such, it is interesting to note that the role of the individual helps to shape the role of the government of collective individuals, which ideally function in a…

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6 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Panoptism Michel Foucault Used the Term Panoptism

Words: 1815
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Panoptism Michel Foucault used the term Panoptism (all-seeing) to describe the methods of control and surveillance used by industrial society to discipline and control the lower classes, whether in…

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3 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Power and Facebook Michel Foucault

Words: 961
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Power and Facebook (Michel Foucault) Throughout the course of his literary career, French philosopher Michael Foucault provided and considered several definitions for the term power, most of which were…

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11 Pages
Essay

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Foucault and the Current Discourse

Words: 3299
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Essay

Paul Patton (1998) maintains, "in this manner, the ways in which certain human capacities become identified and finalized within particular forms of subjectivity the ways in which power creates…

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6 Pages
Reaction Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Foucault and Rhetoric Like All

Words: 1939
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Reaction Paper

This is important to note because it demonstrates how Foucault is seemingly predicting now more-common method of discussing ideologies and their tactics in positively biological terms. Secondly, recognizing that…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Abortion

Foucault and Abortion Law Continued

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

e., underlying meaning, in terms of power relationships) of a human discourse or discourses [a text may be a poem, song, mission statement, law or other spoken, read, sung,…

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5 Pages
Book Review

Criminal Justice

Foucault Discipline and Punish

Words: 1766
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

Michel Foucault: Discipline and Punish Michel Foucault stated "We must cease once and for all to describe the effects of power in negative terms: it excludes, it represses, it…

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18 Pages
Article Critique

Literature

Foucault and Derrida in Samuel

Words: 4937
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Article Critique

The panopticon centralizes the space of the observer while simultaneously mystifying the act of observation, such that the threat may be ever-present even if an actual prison guard is…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Foucault in an Interview With

Words: 611
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Many are also embedded in politics, indicating the power links between business and government. This is a primary example of Foucault's strategies of power: the way government and business…

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2 Pages
Essay

Urban Studies

Foucault and Davis

Words: 527
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Foucault and Davis The idea of the panopticon came from English philosopher and thinker Jeremy Bentham, after he helped to design a building in which one supervisor could observe…

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10 Pages
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Healthcare

Michael Foucault's Birth of a Clinic

Words: 2784
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Foucault's Birth of the Clinic Initially, in order to provide a stable framework on this study, we would try to clearly define, identify and learn both the visible and…

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5 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Gaze and the Culturally Determined Body Michel

Words: 1679
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Gaze and the Culturally Determined Body Michel Foucault first developed his theory of the panopticon as a means of describing the ways in which a society may dominate the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Sophie's World Foucault Theories

Words: 871
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

On page 261-262 Alberto raises the issue of "rationalism" (in the 17th Century Descartes believed reason is the essential source of knowledge and that man has "certain innate" ideas…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

Social Discipline

Words: 847
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Freud & Foucault: Comparing Two Theories of Human Behavior Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), and linguistic anthropologist Michel Foucault (1926-1984), came from two different European cities (Freud from…

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13 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

History of Punishment Critically Assess

Words: 4559
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Essay

Too little, for what matters is that he knows he is being watched and too much, because he has no need in fact of being so (Alford, 2000). Bentham…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Docile Body

Words: 1855
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Discipline and Punish In the novel Discipline and Punish, Michel Foucault, have studied the birth of prison in France. The author illustrates that the techniques of punishment, supervision and…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Sports

Gender Matter in Sports There

Words: 2514
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

234). Culturally, trainers may simply be paying more attention to girls' injuries due to our culture's tendency to protect females more than males (Tierney, et al., 2005, p. 278)…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophical Questions About Jean Jacque Rousseau John

Words: 2481
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

philosophical questions about, Jean Jacque Rousseau, John Dewey, Michel Foucault and Marin Luther King, Jr. It has 4 sources. Rousseau and Nature" We are born weak, we need strength;…

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2 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Jewish Faith in Life and Death of

Words: 754
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Jewish Faith in Life and Death Of the main components of the human life cycle, dying is probably the one most people prefer to avoid or at least ignore…

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8 Pages
Essay

Literature

Theorizing Ideology Literature as a

Words: 2359
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Literature is allowed to expand across class lines because it is constantly seeking out new forms of expressing the human experience. Even the most elite of the bourgeoisie are…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy Opposing Philosophical Views Philosophy

Words: 1199
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Jacques Derrida has been accused of writing in a deliberately obtuse and obfuscated manner, so the relationship between his work and that of Plato's might not be immediately discernible.…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Non-Existence of Power in an

Words: 487
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The creation and development of new knowledge is an important indicator that society is progressing towards social development. However, Foucault observed how society ceased to produce 'new knowledge' as…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Sociology the Shifting Definitions of

Words: 3386
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

eber made appoint of recognizing that, even something so seemingly objective and abstract as the law, was, in reality, a substantive tool in the hands of judges and politicians.…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Right of Death and Power

Words: 886
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Overall, Foucault uses a blend of historical analysis and philosophy as his primary method to answer questions about modern societies. The primary evidence Foucault uses to justify his comments…

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15 Pages
Article Critique

Literature

Infinity Breeds Contempt The Social

Words: 4780
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Article Critique

Malone dies just as he finally does away with the alternate identities of his storytelling, such that he can be seen as 'becoming Malone' at the same moment of…

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9 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy of Truth One of

Words: 2626
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

Knowledge and truth were considered absolute and immutable by these two, though for very different reasons, which is the complete antithesis to the empirical theories of Popper, Peirce, Kuhn,…

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3 Pages
Article

Teaching

Iran Edu Added Text in

Words: 870
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article

In Iran, the need for more robust information technologies in the classroom is apparent. he outmoded methods of education still practiced, ie. ones that do not ascribe to the…

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80 Pages
Essay

Literature

Ben Jonson Intertextualities The Influence

Words: 22973
Length: 80 Pages
Type: Essay

" James a.S. McPeek further blames Jonson for this corruption: "No one can read this dainty song to Celia without feeling that Jonson is indecorous in putting it in…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Dichotomy of Our Gender System

Words: 2356
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Following on the heels of Michel Foucault, Butler situates the dichotomous conceptualization of gender as a product of discourse, just as Foucault (1990) realized that homo- and heterosexuality…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Sex Body and Identity

Words: 2488
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

sexual relationships figure in the construction of a transgendered person? Sexual relationships or sexual preferences tend to be the elements that are usually accepted as defining factors in the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Deviant Conduct

Words: 1148
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Deviant Conduct An individual's behavior is labeled as "deviant" when the behavior goes against the prevailing norms that govern social life. These norms are generally unspoken rules designed to…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Evidence Truth and Order Tagg John Evidence

Words: 678
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Evidence, Truth, and Order Tagg, John. "Evidence, Truth and Order: A Means of Surveillance" From Visual Culture: The Reader. Edited by Jessica Evans and Stuart Hall. New York: Sage,…

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12 Pages
Essay

Astronomy

Looking at Differences Between Painting and Photography

Words: 4095
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

Wall, Tapies, and Goldin: Photography and Painting From the Theoretical Perspective of Susan Sontag The relationship between photography and painting, according to Susan Sontag, is that neither is really…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby Is Indisputably One

Words: 1245
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

To Gatsby, this was the biggest failure and he was not willing to accept defeat. Though he finally realizes that Daisy's enticing voice-that "low, thrilling" siren's voice with its…

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30 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Italian Feminism and Masculinity

Words: 8053
Length: 30 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Italy is a cultural hub of gender identity where issues of feminism and masculinism have been deeply entrenched for many years. For centuries Italy has been considered a more…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Film Being John Malkovich Sexuality

Words: 3487
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

His stance is also one of superiority as he presents himself as the victim of his own vision and artistic expression. In this context, the generic pronoun "they" symbolizes…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Goals of Corrections the Objective

Words: 2380
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Just as clearly no individual who is logical would consider Charles Manson or Theodore undy as eligible profiles for the restorative justice program or even for rehabilitation program or…

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5 Pages
Essay

Economics

Defense of Globalization Jagdish Bhagwati and the

Words: 1287
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Defense of Globalization Jagdish Bhagwati and the Defense of Globalization It has lately become fashionable to talk about the evil face of globalization as a parasitic force that devours…

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3 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Intellectual-Led Enlightenment

Words: 1032
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Path to the Enlightenment What with the ideological turmoil occurring prior to most of 18th century Western Europe, the Age of Enlightenment was but an inevitable outcome. eligious and…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Homosexual Practices Might Have Begun in the

Words: 3625
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

homosexual practices might have begun in the early centuries, the word "sodomy" was first used by a Catholic missionary, now a saint, Father Peter Damien around 1050. y sodomy,…

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5 Pages
Book Review

Mythology

Witch Cultural Memory in the

Words: 1523
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

While it may explain the violence against the witches, it really does not do a good job of explaining how a society that had moved away from a belief…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Post-Modern to Contemporary Psychology

Words: 3161
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Diversity and Psychology There were two major developments that influenced the field of psychology and the professions' views regarding multicultural competence, emphasized in 2003. The American Psychological Associations' 2002…

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8 Pages
Annotated Bibliography

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Anderson M Z Croteau J M Chung Y B &

Words: 2725
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

Anderson, M.Z., Croteau, J.M., Chung, Y.B., & DiStefano, T.M. (2001). Developing an assessment of sexual identity management for lesbian and gay workers. Journal of Career Assessment, 9(1), 243 --…

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5 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Criminology Examples Policeman's Working Personality

Words: 1967
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

This fear is intensified in the close quarters of prisons. Also, as noted in "Police Control of Juveniles" of Donald J. Black and Albert J. Reiss, Jr. both groups…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Philosophy Summary of Morality as

Words: 783
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

This is a natural development, and is part of a general process of change. This process can be seen in historical context, just as the modern world built in…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Portrait of a Lady and

Words: 4268
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Suddenly I receive a Titian to hang on my wall -- a Greek bas-relief to stick over my chimney-piece." (James in: Phelan-Cox, 2004) Through the analogies of alph, the…

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15 Pages
Chapter

Psychology

Combination of Modern and Postmodern Bereavement Theory Explain and Contrast

Words: 5009
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Chapter

Postmodern Bereavement Theory Bereavement is a universal observable fact as every human being experiences the loss of a loved one at some point in his/her life. However, every individual…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Sociology -- Medical Dominance on the Profession

Words: 1671
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sociology -- Medical Dominance on the Profession of Nursing and How is the Profession of Nursing Challenging Medical Dominance in Australia In the context of medical practice, the contemporary…

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5 Pages
Essay

Theology

Causes Discernment and Treatment of Spiritual Abuse

Words: 1900
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Ma Pastoral Theology -- Spiritual Abuse HEN THE SYSTEM BECOMES THE PERSECUTOR Veenhuizen's dissertation explores spiritual abuse, using Relational Theology to understand a healthy spiritual relationship vs. spiritual abuse.…

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9 Pages
Essay

Literature - Asian

Comparison of the Theme of Granny and Shame Amah

Words: 2479
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

.....female agency in Wang Anyi's "Granny" and Eileen Chang's "Shame Amah" The objective of this study is to compare and contrast the work of Eileen Chang's with reference to…

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9 Pages
Research Proposal

Communication - Language

Representation and Culture Hall Stuart

Words: 2593
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The beginning pages of this chapter are significant because they do a good job of explaining the relationship between the Enlightenment and modernity, which helps establish a cultural framework…

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4 Pages
Essay

Multiculturalism

Post Feminism and Hip Hop

Words: 1285
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Carnal teachings: raunch aesthetics as queer feminist pedagogies in Yo! Majesty's hip hop practice" by Jilian Hernandez, the essay explores the concept of 'raunch aesthetics' in the video for…

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4 Pages
Essay

Film

Failing the Bechdel Test

Words: 1265
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

There are numerous reasons why so many movies fail the Bechdel test. Most of these reasons directly correspond to the exact nature of this assessment, and what it reveals…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Rhetoric Postmodern Rhetoric Postmodern Rhetoric

Words: 1775
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Conclusion In the final analysis the film under discussion can be deconstructed and critiqued from a postmodern perspective. This refers to the underlying ideologies and metanarratives that inform the…

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10 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Vision for Society A Just Society the

Words: 2901
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Vision for Society: A Just Society The Vision: A Just Society It is a moral duty for those in immigration department to ensure that immigrants get free English classes…

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6 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Feeling Overwhelmed The Required Reading Felt Daunting

Words: 2199
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

feeling overwhelmed. The required reading felt daunting and it seemed like the expectations put upon students were rather high. I remember having the impression that a lot of my…

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44 Pages
Literature Review

Family and Marriage

Racial Ideology of Latinas

Words: 11967
Length: 44 Pages
Type: Literature Review

The novel opens seven years after Gabo's mother, Ximena, was murdered by coyotes -- or paid traffickers -- during an attempt to cross the border. Her mutilated body was…

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