This course examines theory and research on punishment. Attention is paid to the roles of both state and non-state agencies, institutions, and professions in punishing subjectivities and bodies. The course reveals, examines and unsettles the prison-punishment nexus through critical engagement with a range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical literatures.
Cross-listed to AP/CRIM 3656 3.o
Course credit exclusions: AP/CRIM/SOCI 3652 3.00. PRIOR TO FALL 2009: AS/CRIM/SOCI 3652 3.00, AS/CRIM/SOSC 3656 3.00.