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Perspectives on Punishment: The Contours of Control

Edited by: Sarah Armstrong, Lesley McAra

ISBN13: 9780199278770
ISBN: 0199278776
Published: August 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.49

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  • Takes a multidisciplinary approach to the subject of penal policy and criminology
  • Includes a mixture of both empirical research and theoretical perspectives
  • Comparative analysis
  • International coverage

Notes on Contributors
1. Audience, borders, architecture: the contours of control , Sarah Armstrong and Lesley McAra
2. Ordinary anxieties and states of emergency: statecraft and spectatorship in the new politics of insecurity , Richard Sparks
3. Tony Martin and the nightbreakers: criminal law, victims and the power to punish , Lindsay Farmer
4. European identity, penal sensibilities and communities of sentiment , Evi Girling
5. Penalization, depoliticization, racialization: on the over-incarceration of immigrants in the European Union , Loïc Wacquant
6. Prisons during transition: promoting a common penal identity through international norms , Laura Piacentini
7. The globalization of control - towards a control system without a state? , Thomas Mathiesen
8. Welfare and punishment in comparative perspective , David Downes and Kirstine Hansen
9. Sentencing as a Social Practice , Neil Hutton
10. 'Architecture', criminal justice, and control , Richard Jones
11. Power, social control, and psychiatry: some critical reflections , Andrew Scull
12. Origins of actuarial justice , Malcolm Feeley ;