“Let those who have an experience of prison speak”: The Critique & Praxis of the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980)


  • Bernard E. Harcourt Columbia University



Author Biography

Bernard E. Harcourt, Columbia University

Bernard E. Harcourt is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Columbia University and a chaired professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. An editor of Michel Foucault’s work in French and English, Harcourt is the author of Critique & Praxis: A Critical Philosophy of Illusions, Values, and Action (2020), The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against Its Own Citizens (2018), Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age (2015), and The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order (2011), among other books. He is also a litigator and advocate, and the recipient of the 2019 Norman Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service Award from the New York City Bar Association for his longtime representation of persons incarcerated on death row.


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How to Cite

Harcourt, B. E. (2021). “Let those who have an experience of prison speak”: The Critique & Praxis of the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980). Foucault Studies, (31), 65–70. https://doi.org/10.22439/fs.vi31.6458



Symposium: Intolerable