12.13.10 - Theoretical Knowledge o What is i ts purpose To...

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12/13/10 - Theoretical Knowledge o What is its purpose? To broaden instrumental concepts of punishment-“punishment-as- crime-control”-to study its multiple social functions “like architecture or diet or clothing or table manners, punishment has an instrumental purpose, but also a cultural and an historical tradition, and a dependence up institutional , technical and discursive conitions” - Penality/Punishment o Network of laws, processes, discourses, representations and institutions which make up the penal realm o Focus on legal punishment of criminal law offenders, those punishments authorized by the law o Background question: what is the relationship between legal punishment and non-legal punishment (schools, workplaces, families?) - Emile Durkheim o General theory of social solidarity “the moral (or mental) aspects and the social (or material) aspects of group life are. .mutually condition and constitutive, and in normal circumstances, they function together as different dimensions of a
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course CRM/LAW 551234 taught by Professor Jesoem during the Spring '10 term at UC Irvine.

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12.13.10 - Theoretical Knowledge o What is i ts purpose To...

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