Donzelot: the policing of families

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A Levels Sociology (Family and Households) Mind Map on Donzelot: the policing of families, created by dottydiva96 on 01/04/2014.

Created by dottydiva96 almost 6 years ago
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Donzelot: the policing of families
1 Like Marxists and Feminists Donzelot sees policy as a form of state power over families
1.1 Concept of surveillence
1.2 This power is spread throughout society
1.2.1 E.g. doctors and social workers exercise power over their patients by using expert knowledge
2 Policing of the families
2.1 Social workers, doctors and health visitors use their knowledge to control and change families
2.1.1 Poor families are targeted more Areas for 'improvement' More likely to breed criminals
3 Rejects 'march of progress view'
3.1 Social policy and professionals control the family
4 Criticisms
4.1 M&F: fails to identify who benefits from thee policies of surveillance

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