Reviews

  • Discipline and Punish is clearly a tour de force ... that rare kind of book whose methods and conclusions must be reckoned with by humanists, social scientists and political activists

    The New York Times Book Review
  • Foucault's genius is called forth into eloquent clarity of his passions ... his best book

    Washington Post
  • 'The main line of the thesis is enormously appealing and the range of historical sources and, even more, the analytical skill with which they are made to yield up their secrets, is quite dazzling'

    Harvie Ferguson, International Journal of Criminology and Penology