Perspectives on Punishment: The Contours of Control
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Perspectives on Punishment: The Contours of Control

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ISBN-13:
9780199278763
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.10.2006
Seiten:
276
Autor:
Sarah Armstrong
Gewicht:
590 g
Format:
241x163x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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.