Garland 1 - Introduction and Chapter 1 - 97

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Garland Introduction  Chapter 1 – The Sociology of  Punishment and Punishment  Today
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Thinking of punishment as a wider  social issue rather than as a  technical task carried out by  specialized professionals
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Garland’s Purposes Review, critique, and improve on extant  perspectives on punishment Develop a new line of inquiry regarding the  relationship of culture to punishment
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Garland’s Cumulative Themes Punishment is multidimensional. Punishment is a social institution and  should be conceptualized and studied as  such.
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The Problem of Punishment Today  (Ch. 1) Questions posed are important; deeper  questions are necessary Lack of a working ideology in the field of  punishment Deeper questions profoundly affect  correctional practitioners  “Descriptive Prolegomenon” 
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The Sociology of Punishment (Ch.  1) Broader than “penology” or “corrections”
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