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Punishment and Subject Formation

Ezer Vierba

in The Singer’s Needle: An Undisciplined History of Panamá

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226342313
eISBN:
9780226342597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226342597.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Since Michel Foucault, it has been accepted that modern penal institutions achieve their disciplinary goals, in part, by constructing subjects and subjectivity. The chapter challenges this notion by ... More


The asylum and the community

Ian Cummins

in Mental Health Services and Community Care: A Critical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447350590
eISBN:
9781447350620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350590.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter will argue that the development of mental health policy was hugely influenced by conceptions of space and place. By the middle of the 20th century the asylum had become, in the public ... More


Naming, Blaming, and Claiming in an Uncommon Place of Law

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 3 presents findings from interviews with prisoners, focusing on what prisoners named as problems, what they said they have filed grievances on, and what consequences they anticipated. The ... More


Becoming a Person

Kai Erikson

in The Sociologist's Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300106671
eISBN:
9780300231779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106671.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the process of socialization, of becoming a person—the way we become aware of the social world we are a part of and learn to participate in it. It first considers the lessons of ... More


Unwelcome Homecoming

Keesha M. Middlemass

in Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780814724392
eISBN:
9780814760185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724392.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, former prisoners’ narratives are used to explore what it means to serve time in the “total institution” of prison, the prison experience and its connection to prisoner reentry, and ... More


The Dachau SS and the Prisoners

Christopher Dillon

in Dachau and the SS: A Schooling in Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199656523
eISBN:
9780191757709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656523.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This thematic chapter focuses on the relationships and interaction between the SS and inmates inside the Dachau prisoner compound. It identifies a radicalizing tension in this hands-on aspect of the ... More


Introduction

Paul A. Bramadat

in The Church on the World's Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134995
eISBN:
9780197561591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134995.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

One warm Sunday evening in September 1993, I found myself walking aimlessly around the McMaster University campus. Earlier the same week, I had seen a poster advertising' Church at the John, an ... More


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