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The work of Michel Foucault has become increasingly important in the context of our contemporary understanding of concepts of power and control and in this podcast Clive Norris, Professor of Sociology at Sheffield University and an expert on surveillance talks about some of Foucault’s key ideas.

Key concepts covered in this podcast:

• Disciplinary power

• Surveillance as a form of social control

• Induced conformity

• Anticipatory conformity

• The panoptican prison

Foucault on Surveillance

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