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pan·op·tic

(pan-op'tik),
All-revealing, denoting the effect of multiple or differential staining.
[pan- + G. optikos, relating to vision]

panoptic

[panop′tik]
Etymology: Gk, pan, all, opsis, vision
pertaining to the enhanced visual effect produced by stains applied to microscopic specimens.

panoptic

(păn-ŏp′tĭk) [″ + optikos, vision]
Making every part visible.
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The long poem of walking manipulates spatial organizations, no matter how panoptic they may be: it is neither foreign to them (it can take place only within them) nor in conformity with them (it does not receive its identity from them).
Still, a more sublime and devious machination is at work in the Panopticon: 'The panoptic mechanism is not simply a hinge, a point of exchange between a mechanism of power and a function; it is a way of making power relations function in a function, and of making a function function through these power relations' (pp.
The combined strengths of Sysnet and Panoptic will help accelerate our plans in the United States and importantly, will provide our U.
1993): The panoptic sort: a political economy of personal information, Boulder, Colo: Westview.
Such also makes Foucault's panoptic system far from being the most fitting notion through which to approach Casino, which is, at the very least, narratively clear about the material source of the economic exploitation that it represents.
The theatricalisation of the lawful and unlawful noted by the Comarroffs and seen both in the TRC process, and in the way Doggy Dog's crime was interpreted inside and outside prison, suggest that in post-apartheid South Africa, power functions not only in the panoptic manner proposed by Foucault, (3) but also by way of dramatisation through stories.
NASA needed the device, known technically as the Provision Panoptic Anterior Segment and Retinal Camera Attachment, to examine changes in astronauts' eyes on the space station.
The Approach began by exhibiting extracts from Stezaker's early project "The Third Person Archive," started in 1976--a lengthy cycle of details clipped from photographs, featuring figures from panoptic urban scenes as centers of their own flaneurial drama--and subsequently showcasing both old and newer photographic collages.
Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare enables us to take a panoptic view of a significant critic.
Ki-yong and Mari's pursuits of happiness are described as ethically deteriorating and, above all, subject to the panoptic system of surveillance.
11) The longer he resided within, the more the cell became a panoptic residence, initially monitored by an elder ascetic philosopher, as we will see with St.