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The culture of punishment: prison, society, and spectacle

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...

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Main Author: Brown, Michelle
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y [u.a.] New York Univ. Press c2009
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-243) and index
Physical Description:VIII, 251 S. Ill. 23 cm
ISBN:9780814799994
9780814791004
081479999X
081479100X