By Claire Grant
This day, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in modern tradition, Claire Valier argues that legal justice is a key website for the negotiation of recent collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring either well known cultural varieties and alterations in crime guidelines and felony legislation, Valier elaborates new different types of serious engagement with the politics of crime and punishment. In doing so, the publication discusses:· Teletechnologies, punishment and new collectivities· The cultural politics of sufferers rights· Discourses on foreigners, crime and diaspora· Terror, the loss of life penalty and the spectacle of violence.Crime and Punishment in modern tradition makes a well timed and demanding contribution to discuss at the chances of justice within the media age.
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Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture (International Library of Sociology) by Claire Grant