‘Discipline and Punish’

Michael Foucault who challenges the accepted norm that the prison is the best and effective way of punishing the lawbreakers authors the book ‘Discipline and Punish’. He challenges the position that the prison system may be defended to be good due to the humanitarian concerns. As he fronts these arguments, he does not deny the […]

“Discipline and Punish” by Michel Foucault

In Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, Foucault deals with the disciplinary institutions and practices that emerged in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. While Discipline and Punish is concerned with the birth of the prison in modern Europe, it has far wider implications for the everyday lives of ordinary citizens. Notions such as […]

Sociology as a Discipline

Introduction Sociology as a discipline has been defined differently by various researchers. In this respect, Price & Simpson (2007) define sociology as a study that evaluates the relationships, norms and values of human being in the society. According to Somerville (2011), sociology is systematic study that analyzes the various aspects of human groups. Additionally, sociology […]


It has often occurred to me that a seeker of truth has to be silent and disciplined ! I know the wonderful efficiency of truth, silence and discipline. I visited a Trappist Monastery in Kashmir. A beautiful place it was. Most of the inmates of that place were under a vow of silence. I enquired […]

Physical Discipline

The views about physical discipline among the middle and lower socio-economic class are different. And even within their class, some of them have different beliefs when it comes to physical discipline. In the United States, most people in the middle class believe that such discipline is unnecessary and that punishments should be handled by time-outs […]

The Importance of Discipline

The dictionary definition for discipline is “a branch of learning, training that develops self-control. ” Discipline to me is a form of work that takes time; but, in the end works for your good. A person can be someone “disciplined” or taught a new way of doing something they can’t or don’t want to do, […]

Discipline in School and at Home

Every person in the world has an aim in life. A person cannot achieve it unless he is determined and punctual. One has to understand that it is not a simple task. He has to live a routined and disciplined life. Before we can lead an disciplened life we have to understand what is discipline. […]

Design of Experiments

A design is used to structure a given research and shows how all of the major parts of a research project can work together to try to address the fundamental research questions. Experimental design or design of experiments refers to the set in design of all information-gathering movements where variation is present, regardless of whether […]

School discipline

Education Barriers Nowadays, waves of violence and riots have been spread around youth and children. Teachers are thought to be guilty of this due to a lack of discipline in the schools, so should be stricter discipline at schools? This is an argument too important that governments, teachers and families have been discussing along years. Professors […]

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