, English, Book edition: The policing of families / [by] Jacques Donzelot ; with a foreword by Gilles Deleuze ; translated from the French by Robert Hurley. THE POLICING OF FAMILIES. By Jacqztes Donzelot. New York: Random. House, , pp., $ (paperback). In this scholarly book, Donzelot. population.1 This is what Donzelot means by the policing of families. He powers). Thus the policing of modern family life has been achieved by and.
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Tweet KIRKUS REVIEW In an analysis that adds to the growing debate on tensions between the modern state and the family, Professor Donzelot Sociology, Nanterre studies 1 how the donzelot the policing of families effected a penetration of the family--how we went from being a ""government of families to a government through the family""; and 2 the rise of social welfare institutions from being viewed as embarrassments to the state concerned only with dire poverty, leprosy, insanity to being seen as a cause for national pride in terms of services offered and numbers treated.
Like his colleague Michel Foucault The History of SexualityDonzelot is interested in the subtle shading of donzelot the policing of families control; by ""policing"" he means all ""methods for developing the quality of the population and the strength of the nation.
It was considered poor public donzelot the policing of families to see lower-class men run off to the city to work as servants--deserting the countryside, overburdening the cities, and leaving their wives to serve as wet nurses to the wealthy.
Marxists would point out it would push more working-class families into poverty.
Social policies serve the ruling class at the expense of the working class. He looked at how professionals observe and monitor families. He argues that social workers, health visitors and doctors use their knowledge to control and change families.