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Perspectives on Punishment: The Contours of Control

Perspectives on Punishment: The Contours of Control

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1. Audience, borders, architecture: the contours of control; 2. Ordinary anxieties and states of emergency: statecraft and spectatorship in the new politics of insecurity; 3. Tony Martin and the nightbreakers: criminal law, victims, and the power to punish; 4. European identity, penal sensibilities and communities of sentiment; 5. Penalization, depoliticization, racialization: on the over-incarceration of immigrants in the European Union; 6. Prisons during transition: promoting a common penal identity through international norms; 7. The globalization of control: towards a control system without a state?; 8. Welfare and punishment in comparative perspective; 9. Sentencing as a Social Practice; 10. 'Architecture', criminal justice, and control; 11. Power, social control, and psychiatry: some critical reflections; 12. Origins of actuarial justice
This book provides broad coverage of the latest research on punishment and control. The contributions look at some of the major changes seen in the field over the last century, including the global nature of terrorism, the rise of information and surveillance technologies, the changing nature of government and power and structure, and the spread of the human rights discourse.

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Autor: Sarah Armstrong
ISBN-13: 9780199278763
ISBN: 0199278768
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 276
Gewicht: 590 g
Format: 241x163x22 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: Sarah Armstrong, Lesley McAra
Lesley McAra is a senior lecturer in criminology and a member of the Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh. She writes and teaches in the fields of the sociology of punishment, youth crime and justice, gender, and crime and criminal justice. Currently she is a co-director of a major programme of research funded by the ESCR, Scottish Executive and the Nuffield Foundation on youth transitions and crime.

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Autor: Sarah Armstrong
ISBN-13:: 9780199278763
ISBN: 0199278768
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.10.2006
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
Gewicht: 590g
Seiten: 276
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 241x163x22 mm