The panopticon is usually considered an abstract idea, but in fact I lived in one.
The panopticon By Jenni Fagan A teenage heroine is sent to a reformatory in this dystopian novel.
How have we gotten so comfortable with the panopticon state in little more than a decade?
He spent 16 years of his mostly 18th century life designing the panopticon, which was to be the ideal disciplinary institution.
Believers in the 'panopticon' saw in it another patent method of raising the general level of intelligence.
Meanwhile Bentham, meditating profoundly upon the panopticon, had at last found out that he had begun at the wrong end.
During this period Bentham was also occupied with the panopticon, and some writings refer to it.
A long correspondence upon the acquisition of the 'panopticon' land is included.
The panopticon, as defined by its inventor to Brissot, was a 'mill for grinding rogues honest, and idle men industrious.'
In fact, every alley converged to this one centre, and the royal residence stood like the governor's chamber in a panopticon jail.