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The culture of punishment : prison, society, and spectacle / Michelle Brown.

Author/Creator:
Brown, Michelle, 1971-
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 251 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Alternative criminology series
Alternative criminology series
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Subjects:
Punishment -- Social aspects.
Imprisonment -- Social aspects.
Prisons -- Social aspects.
Contents:
Introduction : notes on becoming a penal spectator
Prison theory : engaging the work of punishment
Prison iconography : regarding the pain of others
Prison tourism : the cultural work and play of punishment
Prison portents : Guantánamo, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror
Prison science : of faith and futility
Prison otherwise : cultural meanings beyond punishment.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780814799994 (cl : alk. paper)
081479999X (cl : alk. paper)
9780814791004 (pb : alk. paper)
081479100X (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
323190042