Punishment and Welfare revisited

David Garland

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    First published in 1985, Punishment and Welfare: A History of Penal Strategies develops a number of themes that continue to animate the research agenda of today’s sociology of punishment. This essay is a revised version of a new Preface written for the 2018 reprint edition of the book that reflects on its findings and method and their relevance in the current conjuncture.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)267-274
    Number of pages8
    JournalPunishment and Society
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Jul 1 2019


    • discourse analysis
    • genealogy
    • penal-welfare institutions
    • social politics
    • strategies of control

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
    • Law


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