Punishment, Culture and Society

This course surveys the development of Western penal practices, institutions, and ideas (what David Garland calls "penality") from the eighteenth-century period to the present. Our primary focus will be on penal practices and discourses in the United States in the early 21st century.

Begin Course

University

Berkeley

Professor

Jonathan Simon

Lectures

12 Lectures

University

MIT

Professor

Alan Blinder

Prerequisites

Photovoltaics

Bubbles

12 Bubbles