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Disciplinary technologies and the school in the epoch of digital reason: Revisiting discipline and punish after 40 years

Foucault’s masterpiece Discipline and Punish (1975) provided a genealogical analysis of the prison as a model for the disciplinary society that displaces the liberal juridico-political theory of sovereignty with a new kind of disciplinary power exemplified by Bentham’s panopticon. This article revisits Foucault’s classic as a basis for examining it significance for school in the epoch of digital reason.