3rd Global Conference: Re-framing Punishment and the Body

Call for Presentations
What is Punishment? Is it about hurting the body? Or is it about pleasure? Or is it neither? There are those who argue that punishment is a mechanism for controlling deviance and deterring crime. Others argue that it is a method that balances the scales of justice. While still others argue that it is a form of controlling behaviour and an expression of power. Accordingly research today is often focused on punishment in terms of offenders, the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Sunday, September 1, 2013 to Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Event Location: 
Mansfield College, Oxford
Abstract due date: 
Friday, March 22, 2013
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
British
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
World Literatures
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