Popular visions of incarceration

Harmes, Marcus and Harmes, Barbara and Harmes, Meredith (2020) Popular visions of incarceration. In: The Palgrave handbook of incarceration in popular culture. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 1-15. ISBN 978-3-030-36058-0


Abstract

Incarceration is attracting unprecedented levels of interest; globally, there are more prisons and more prisoners than ever. Mandatory sentencing has caused prison populations to boom. Law and order are central aspects of electoral success for governments in the United States, the UK, Europe, and Australia, who promise to deliver punitive justice.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to Published chapter and Front Matter in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Open Access College (1 Jul 2013 - 7 Jun 2020)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Open Access College (1 Jul 2013 - 7 Jun 2020)
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 04:45
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2021 00:19
Uncontrolled Keywords: prisons; incarceration; popular culture; media
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190204 Film and Television
16 Studies in Human Society > 1602 Criminology > 160203 Courts and Sentencing
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180122 Legal Theory, Jurisprudence and Legal Interpretation
Fields of Research (2020): 36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3605 Screen and digital media > 360505 Screen media
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4402 Criminology > 440203 Courts and sentencing
48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4804 Law in context > 480410 Legal theory, jurisprudence and legal interpretation
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36059-7_1
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/38446

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