Evaluate the extent to which power in modern society can be understood as resembling what Foucault called a ‘panopticon’, using at least one example from your own experiences.
Answer TWO of the following questions:
Evaluate the extent to which power in modern society can be understood as resembling what Foucault called a ‘panopticon’, using at least one example from your own experiences
Using Bourdieu’s ‘field theory’, discuss why it is important to look beyond individuals when considering the role of economic and political influences on news media.
Essays must be 1,000 words maximum EACH (excluding references).
Essays must conform to the following rules:
Essays must be fully referenced. Wherever ideas, words, or tables are taken from another source, a reference must be provided. The bibliography does not count towards the word limit.
Essays must be typed in 12-point font (Arial or Times New Roman) and double-spaced with generous margins.
Essays must conform to the Harvard referencing system (no footnotes!), and students must not reference lecture notes (find the idea in the library).
Points will be deducted for late essays, missing references and citations.
Plagiarism will be treated extremely seriously.
Sociological texts with identified authors must be the main source for essays.
You are expected to undertake the take-home exercise independently. Interpreting questions and finding additional sources are part of this process. No queries on these issues will be answered .
In the marking of essays, we will be looking for the following:
Relevance of the answer to the question
Ability to understand the theoretical issues and concepts
Ability to analyse and interpret the work of others
Evidence of research and preparation
Effective use of evidence/data/sources
Clarity of expression, grammar, punctuation, spelling and proof-reading
Capacity to sustain an organised, coherent and persuasive argument
Originality of argument and expression
Correct referencing and citation practices.
I’ve attached a screenshot of Foucault books. MUST USE ONE OR MORE OF THOSE ON THE SCREENSHOT
Thankyou so much