Garland 7 - Chapter 7

Garland 7 - Chapter 7 - judge the prison? What do we expect...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/9/10 Garland Chapter 7 – Beyond the Power Perspective: A Critique of Foucault on Punishment
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8/9/10 Foucault’s Historical Claims Shift to imprisonment can’t be explained exclusively in terms of power relations Intents and motives can be distinct from outcomes. Claims go beyond evidence offered
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8/9/10 Foucault’s Conception of Punishment No all aspects of punishment are designed to serve control functions. No room for irrational, emotional elements
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8/9/10 The Prison’s Persistence and the Spread of Discipline Implausible contention that prison persists despite its failures because it is a politically useful tool What criterion (criteria) do we use to
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Unformatted text preview: judge the prison? What do we expect from it? Certain values limit power rather than extending it; there are forces constantly countering the move 8/9/10 Power and Values Not all values and ethics can be reduced to a question of power. Diverse values can inform power, and exercise of power can alter values. Power has varied objectives, not just control. 8/9/10 Power and Politics Foucault does poorly at addressing agents of power. Recall Durkheim punishment cannot instill morality Cultural factors and resistance to discipline Power and discipline can promote positive ends; the critical factor is the...
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2010 for the course COR 830 taught by Professor Dr.kevinminor during the Fall '08 term at E. Kentucky.

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Garland 7 - Chapter 7 - judge the prison? What do we expect...

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