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The project of interpreting contemporary forms of punishment means exploring the social, political, economic, and historical conditions in the society in which those forms arise. The SAGE Handbook of Punishment and Society draws together this disparate and expansive field of punishment and society into one compelling new volume.

Punishment and the Political Technologies of the Body
Punishment and the political technologies of the body
JonathanSimon
Introduction: Revisiting the Birth of the Prison and the Reawakening of the Social Study of Punishment

In important respects the 1970s was the foundational moment for the revival of punishment and society as a distinct and productive intellectual field at ...

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