The SAGE Handbook of Punishment and Society

Editors: Simon, Jonathan and Sparks, Richard
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-1-84-860675-3
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 12
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This engaging, vibrantly written collection will be captivating reading for academics and researchers in criminology, penology, criminal justice, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy and politics.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Introduction: Punishment and Society: The Emergence of an Academic Field - Jonathan Simon and Richard Sparks
  • Part I Punishment and Social Theory
  • 1 Punishment and Social Solidarity - David Garland
  • 2 Punishment and Political Economy - Alessandro De Giorgi
  • 3 Punishment and the Political Technologies of the Body - Jonathan Simon
  • 4 Punishment and ‘The Civilizing Process’ - John Pratt
  • 5 Punishment and Meaning: The Cultural Sociological Approach - Philip Smith
  • 6 Punishment and Risk - Kelly Hannah-Moffat
  • 7 Punishment and the Penal Field - Joshua Page
  • Part II Mass Imprisonment and Inequality
  • 8 Punishment and Inequality - Christopher Muller and Christopher Wildeman
  • 9 Gender and Punishment - Mary Bosworth and Emma Kaufman
  • 10 The Carceral State and the Politics of Punishment - Marie Gottschalk
  • 11 The Social Psychology of Mass Imprisonment - Mona Lynch
  • 12 Punishment, (Neo)Liberalism and Social Democracy - Nicola Lacey
  • Part III Modes of Punishment
  • 13 Prisons beyond the New Penology: The Shifting Moral Foundations of Prison Management - Alison Liebling and Ben Crewe
  • 14 Capital Punishment in the USA: Prospects and Possibilities - Austin Sarat
  • 15 Punishment in Society: The Improbable Persistence of Probation and Other Community Sanctions and Measures - Gwen Robinson, Fergus McNeill and Shadd Maruna
  • 16 Youth Justice: In a Child's Best Interests? - John Muncie and Barry Goldson
  • 17 The Punishment Debate in Restorative Justice - Kathleen Daly
  • 18 Monetized Justice: Money and Punishment in Consumer Societies - Pat O'Malley
  • Part IV New Contexts
  • 19 Punishment and Human Rights - Dirk van Zyl Smit
  • 20 Punishment and Migration Between Europe and the USA: A Transnational ‘Less Eligibility’? - Dario Melossi
  • 21 Amnesties, Transitional Justice and Governing through Mercy - Kieran McEvoy and Louise Mallinder
  • 22 Control without Punishment: Understanding Coercion - Liora Lazarus, Benjamin Goold and Caitlin Goss