Docile bodies, reflective selves: a foucauldian-somatic perspective on symbolic interactionism by kai arne hestad masters thesis in sociology spring 2008 the univerity of oslo institute for sociology and social geography faculty of social sciences. “bodies” once they have entered the disciplinary apparatus, more docile the focus of this thesis will be on one specific modality of disciplinary power that foucault uses, that of panopticism the original idea of the panoptic prison, or panopticon, was designed by the english social theorist jeremy bentham in the late 18th. Foucault and the training of docile bodies in dance education uncg author/ contributor (non-uncg co-authors, if there are any, appear on document): jill i green, professor and director of graduate studies (creator) institution: the university of north carolina at greensboro (uncg ): web site:. In this thesis i will do a philosophical analysis of foucauldian bio-power and thesis then i will analyze foucault's usage and elaboration of bio-power in the framework of power over life (chapters 2–23) by this foucault designates the problem for foucault to examine is how human body is rendered docile and. Edited extract from her undergraduate dissertation of the same title since graduating angela has the disciplinary practices that engender the 'docile bodies' of women, bodies more docile than the bodies of men” sandra lee bartky asks “women, like men, are subject to many of the same disciplinary practices foucault. In this thesis – docile bodies and imaginary minds – the author ana- lyses the concept of reflection-in-action and the discursive resources on which it is reliant during these analyses critical issues about thin- king, body, mind and practice are highlighted the author asks (i) is schön's suggestion “reflection-in-action” valid.
In line with foucault's notion of “docile body”, discussed in his discipline and punish, which are considered as the key concepts of the index terms— discipline and punish, docile body, cellular distribution, surveillance, medical gaze, panopticon, normalization thesis on shutter island from schizophrenic point of view. To simon fraser university the right to lend this thesis, project or extended essay to users of the michel foucault's notions on discipline, docile bodies, surveillance, and resistance to conceptualize my that female body was highly connected to place, specifically the public sphere and also memory in the. It is the pursuit of a female ideal female bodies become docile bodies: “bodies whose forces and energies are habituated to external regulation, subjection, transformation, 'improvement'”(166) diet, make-up and dress are the central organising principles of a woman's day it is less socially orientated and. Alternative knowledges and the production of docile bodies in jamaica kincaid's a small place and and while viswanathan's thesis relies on socio- cultural and geographic specificity, it is possible to understand her claims and those of loomba and said as metonym for educational institutions in the colonial and.
In modern, contemporary society, pornography has emerged as the dominant form of sexual discourse, transforming the human body as an object to be manipulated, shaped, and trained in this thesis i will argue that pornography is the vehicle for disciplinary practices that transforms human bodies into sexual bodies that. Docile bodies , foucault , resource-limited contexts , transnational docile bodies 385 willowbrook state school, a state-supported institution for mentally handicapped children 1 this experiment, which ran until 1972, sought to develop a bryan turner summarizes foucault's thesis: “ the body as an object of power. Monique deveaux although the docile bodies thesis is later amended by foucault in favor of a less reductionist, agonistic conception of the subject and power-and later still, by an emphasis on the technologies of the self'7-his earlier paradigm has been used by feminists of this first wave of foucauldian feminist literature to.
Download pdf pdf download for schooling the docile body: physical education, schooling and the myth of, article information physical education and the reification of the human body gymnasion, 9, 4–11 google scholar unpublished phd thesis, la trobe university, bundoora, vic google scholar department of. This thesis is about the danish fashion magazine costume and women's reception of it the thesis is especially concerned with the body images in costume and the way in which they influence women's subjectivity and sense of self the thesis is situated within these are practices which train the female body in docility. Young turkish body elizabeth molton a thesis submitted for the degree of doctorate of education university of bath department of education march 2014 copyright pe setting in turkey, where a variety of social forces, body politics, and without this operation of power to produce compliant and docile bodies in.
Obstetrical practices all contribute to the creation of docile bodies the article ends by considering why some scholars have found foucault's conception of power to be problematic keywords: foucault, power, health, fitness, femininity, anorexia, obstetrics, women, medical anthropology michel foucault coined the term. From the perspective of a feminist politics that aims to promote women's autonomy, the tendency of a foucauldian account of power to reduce social agents to docile bodies seems problematic although many feminist theorists remain critical of foucault's questioning of the categories of the subject and agency on the.