M. Foucault's scientific contributions

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... Under such circumstances, existing governance units like education and police systems did not serve as neutral arbiters-but functioned as defenders of the status quo by reinforcing the dominant logic and safeguarding the interest of the incumbents (Fligstein & McAdam, 2011). This is reminiscent of Foucault's ideas of bio power and governmentality-the state controls the collective existence of its population via its institutions like schools, hospitals, prisons, and factories (Foucault, 1978;Rabinow & Rose, 2006). Biopower can be further separated into 'anatamo-politics' of the human body, and biopolitics. ...