Re-thinking the Political Economy of Punishment: Perspectives on Post-Fordism and Penal Politics
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - 167 pagine
The political economy of punishment suggests that the evolution of punitive systems should be connected to the transformations of capitalist economies: in this respect, each 'mode of production' knows its peculiar 'modes of punishment'. However, global processes of transformation have revolutionized industrial capitalism since the early 1970s, thus configuring a post-Fordist system of production. In this book, the author investigates the emergence of a new flexible labour force in contemporary Western societies. Current penal politics can be seen as part of a broader project to control this labour force, with far-reaching effects on the role of the prison and punitive strategies in general.
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The Political Economy of Penality and the Sociology of Punishment
PostFordism and the Emergence of the Multitude
The New Excluded
The Immaterial Labour Force
The PostFordist Labour Force as a Multitude
The Government of Surplus Preliminary Incursions in the Field
Control as NonKnowledge
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