Sentence Examples


  • Panoptic power regimes, carefully explored in the work of Michel Foucault, exercise normalizing judgment by punishing deviations from the required standards.
  • It is in a similar vein to the panoptic vision imagined by Bentham (1843).
  • Further there is a consideration of the potential for increased surveillance creating a panoptic society of universal scrutiny of citizens.
  • The Arts Council may be viewed as a panoptic structure because its modus operandi is ' disciplinary '.
  • Panoptic power is not limited to one realm: power is exercised always and everywhere.

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