I’m working on a sociology discussion question and need an explanation to help me learn.
I will attach the chapter 9 from my textbook “Contemporary Social & Sociological Theory” Knneth Allan
after you read the chapter you have to answer the 4th question at the end of this chapter.
the question is: After reading and understanding this chapter, you should be able to answer the following questions(Remembering to to answer them theoretically)
* Explain Foucault’s connection between power and knowledge. How does he conceptualize power? How does knowledge function as power? What are the unique characteristics of modern power?
* What does Foucault mean by “the order of things”? Explain how his “counter-histories” are used to expose this order.
* Define discourse and explain how it provides a subjective position for the speaker.
please make sure that you are able to give a Great work with this task.