New York ; London : New York University Press, 2015.
ix, 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Charles Hamilton Houston Institute series on race and justice.
Formatted Contents Note
Imaging punishment: an introduction / Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Austin Sarat Redeeming the lost war: backlash films and the rise of the punitive state / Lary May Better here than there: prison narratives in reality television / Aurora Wallace The spectacle of punishment and the "melodramatic imagination" in the classical-era prison film: I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) and Brute Force (1947) / Kristen Whissel "Deserve Ain't Got Nothing to Do with It": the deconstruction of moraljustifications for punishment through The Wire / Kristin Henning Rehabilitating violence: white masculinity and harsh punishment in 1990s popular culture / Daniel LaChance Scenes of execution: spectatorship, political responsibility, and state killing in American film / Austin Sarat, Madeline Chan, Maia Cole, Melissa Lang, Nicholas Schcolnik, Jasjaap Sidhu, and Nica Siegel The pleasures of punishment: complicity, spectatorship, and Abu Ghraib / Amy Adler Images of Injustice / Brandon L. Garrett.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
PN1995.9.P795 P86 2015
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