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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 539–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Didier Fassin; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Against the normative definition of punishment as the infliction of pain on an offender by an appropriate legal authority, this essay argues that the police, although they are not entitled to administer retribution, commonly do so on the street...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Ilana Feldman; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Focusing on punishment and imprisonment across three time periods, this essay explores the two-pronged attack on Palestinian politics that has characterized the settler-colonial project in Palestine over the past one hundred years. This double move entails...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
...K. Drybread When suspected rapists are detained in Brazil, they are frequently subject to brutal punishments: sodomy, torture, or summary execution. This article examines the competing logics of gender and justice that intersect in Brazilian prisons as authorities sometimes attempt to protect...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Michelle C. Velasquez-Potts; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Since 2002, prisoners at Guantánamo Bay detention camp have been force-fed as punishment for hunger striking, prompting the question of at what point the medical clinic becomes a site of punitive suffering. This essay examines force-feeding...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 645–663.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ethnography from in and outside this prison, we examine narratives of socialization, redemption, and mundane and exceptional killing to illustrate what operates beneath the public veneer of the punishment of police. This lays bare key assumptions about the function of policing and the possibility of reform...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 239–264.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and punish: The birth of the prison . New York: Vintage. ———. 1980 . Power/knowledge: Selected interviews and other writings,1972–1977 , edited by Colin Gordon. New York:Pantheon. ———. 1983a . On the genealogy of ethics. In Michel Foucault: Beyond structuralism and hermeneutics , edited by Hubert L...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by this violation.” Constitutional rights of personality have set the terms of the debate over the National Congress’s new press bill, which seeks to redefine press crimes and to create efficient mechanisms for punishing journalists and media organizations when these crimes occur. But the debate over freedom...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and techniques of normalization, which have organized public institutions up until this day. Abnormal and Modern Discourses of Correction and Punishment In Abnormal, Michel Foucault (2003) explores the discursive field that emerged...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 577–607.
Published: 01 September 1998
.... An Essay on Crimes and Punishments. Birmingham, AL: Legal Classics Library. Bureau of Justice Statistics. 1996. Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1995. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. Christie , Nils . 1993. Crime Control as Industry. London: Routledge. Davis...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 371–372.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Claire Valier © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Claire Valier is a university lecturer in law and lives in Cambridge, England. Her book Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture is forthcoming. from...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... a moral economy of creditor-debtor relations not encompassed by the language of rights. During the car seizure at Mirafores, television viewers became the virtual jury in a makeshift “theatre of punishment” (Foucault 1997 [1977]: 106), where...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by the Society For Transnational Cultural Studies 1992 MISELLANY Punishing Sexual Crimes: A New and Dangerous Approach* Marjorie Heins A radical new theory of criminal responsibility is making its way through Congress that would blame sexual crimes...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of California Press. Foucault , Michel . 1979 . Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison . New York: Vintage. Foucault , Michel . 1980 . Power/Knowledge . Ed. Colin Gordon. New York: Pantheon. Gaonkar , Dilip Parameshwar , and Robert J. McCarthy Jr. 1994 . “Panopticism...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 January 1989
... is not if the book is blasphemous. The question is not even the profound belief of heretics and blasphemers. The question is rather: how is blasphemy to be punished? Can it be punished? What is the distinction between punishment and nourishment? And further, in the name of what do we judge the punishers? We...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 453–463.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that the pain and injustice we suffer is somehow not evil, but a justified punishment, a moral test, a temporary circumstance that will contribute to the greater good, and so forth. Something similar happens in political orders when faced with challenges to their legitimacy, whether external (war...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of the social scientist to furnish analyses that assist the police in legitimizing their use of force. In keeping with that view, Fassin characterizes the use of overwhelming force as a form of retributive punishment, contra analysts and normative theorists who dismiss the use of violence by police officers...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 January 1996
...), Schellong v INS, 805 E2d 655 (7th Cir. 1986); or “Persecution means, in immigration law, punishment for political, religious or other reasons that our country does not recognize as legitimate” (emphasis added), Osaghae v INS, 942 E2d 1160...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1992
... it celebrate the execu- tion with what Mbembe calls “wild applause” (21)?How meaningful is his use of the “narrative structure” that Foucault employed in his discussion of regicide, parricide, and Damiens’s punishment, as if these situations were similar to those that characterize the punishment...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Azad as a Pakistani citizen to his khel ’s land. Civilian and military officials claim that residents of the Tribal Areas can only think and act collectively, as a consequence of which the state punishes them collectively. The Pakistani government, including the security forces, can hold an entire...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of their inquiry. Foucault’s riveting description in Dis- cipline and Punish of the quartering of Robert-François Damiens, the failed regi- cide, before the main gates of the Church of Paris on March 2, 1757, is a paradigm case of how the modern mind is prone to master the savage objects. Similarly...