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Good punishment? : Christian moral practice and U.S. imprisonment

Author: James Samuel Logan
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2008.
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The author critiques the American obsession with imprisonment as punishment, calling it "retributive degradation" of the incarcerated. His analysis draws on both salient empirical data and material from a variety of disciplines - social history, anthropology, law and penal theory, philosophy of religion - as he uncovers the devastating social consequences (both direct and collateral) of imprisonment on such a large,  Read more...
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Logan, James Samuel.
Good punishment?
Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)651834312
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Samuel Logan
ISBN: 9780802863249 0802863248
OCLC Number: 154683039
Description: x, 261 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The problem of imprisonment in the United States --
Re/producing criminality and the prison-industrial complex --
The collateral social consequences of large-scale imprisonment --
Prisons and social alienation --
Mining Stanley Hauerwas : foundations for a Christian social ethics of good punishment --
Good punishment : the possibility of a politics of healing memories in the public square --
Good punishment : toward a politics of ontological intimacy.
Responsibility: James Samuel Logan.
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The author critiques the American obsession with imprisonment as punishment, calling it "retributive degradation" of the incarcerated. His analysis draws on both salient empirical data and material from a variety of disciplines - social history, anthropology, law and penal theory, philosophy of religion - as he uncovers the devastating social consequences (both direct and collateral) of imprisonment on such a large, unprecedented scale. The book develops a Christian social ethics of "good punishment" embodied as a politics of "healing memories" and "ontological intimacy"

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