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Leib, R.S. Spaces of the self: Foucault and Goffman on the micro-physics of discipline (2017) Philosophy Today, 61 (1), pp. 189-210. DOI: 10.5840/philtoday2017321153 Abstract This article argues that the works of Michel Foucault and Erving Goffman are complementary, specifically in their analyses of disciplinary power. This analysis would be what Foucault calls a ‘micro-physics’ of …

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