By David Scott
As a part of the Sage path spouse sequence, this ebook offers a accomplished creation to the self-discipline of penology. It presents tricks and easy methods to observe this knowledge to greatest impression in coursework and examinations. this can be a hugely available textual content is for these new to legal experiences, or for a person trying to find a refresher. It presents constitution and heritage for all criminal and punishment modules on undergraduate criminology/ legal justice levels. Written in an easy and transparent kind, the publication provides targeted motives for all educational phrases used.
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He has also been criticised on the bases that, like the Marxists, his analysis is functionalist and masculinist, and that his conception of power is simply a restatement of the basic sociological concept of socialisation. THEORISING ABOUT PRISONS AND PUNISHMENT 41 In recent years, some penologists have looked to develop the later writings of Foucault on penal governance. These are often referred to as governmentality theorists, of which tradition Malcolm Feeley and Jonathon Simon (1994) are good examples.
47 48 PENOLOGY A certain story may be reconstructed or repackaged into a given media formula that, although not quite fiction, is hardly a true reflection of events. Finally, the media do not provide context to their stories; rather, they present a specific narrative that underscores penal stories that isolate prisoner actions or protest. This narrative leads to constructions of prisoner resistance and dissent as illogical, pointing to the costs or damage caused, rather than as a rational response to a dehumanising lived reality.
The primary objective, it is argued, is to re-establish the credibility of the government. For such critics, official reports are not necessarily intended to discover the truth, but rather to re-legitimate the state and its agents. The media: more bad news? The term ‘media’ refers to mass communication systems with large audiences, such as the Internet, radio, television, film and newspapers. There are often very interesting programmes, documentaries or debates about punishment on television or on the radio and many newspapers, such as The Guardian or The Independent, have dedicated prison correspondents who provide detailed discussions of prison life.