Key words: DiscourseDatabases. Panopticon, provides a paradigm for power and disciplined behavior.We regulate our behavior when we think we are being watched.In the modern age the body is trained, transformed and
7. Mark Poster “Foucault and Databases,” from The Mode of Information (1990).
8. The mode of information Derived from Marx’s concept of the mode of production: How commodities are produced at each time. This changes historically from one period to the next (e.g., from agriculture to industrial production).
11. “Discipline makes individuals...” ...by means of:
12. ...databases are a means of surveillance ...which is a “major form of power in the mode of information” (86).
The database imposes a “new language on top of those already existing [..] that uses the norm to constitute individuals and define deviants” (95).