Citation

Imagining Different Selves: Discourses and Practices Surrounding Rehabilitation, Transformation, and the (Im)Mutability of Character

Abstract | Word Stems | Keywords | Association | Citation | Get this Document | Similar Titles



Abstract:

This paper is one piece of a larger dissertation project studying California’s prison fire camps. These camps—carceral environments in which minimum- and medium-security prisoners are housed in open settings without a fence or other secure boundary, and trained and deployed as wildland firefighters—are used to plumb the depth and breadth of apparent macro-level trends in punishment. In this paper I focus on two larger themes of the dissertation, namely the variegated nature of punishment and the camps as liminal spaces. Specifically, I analyze how people talk about rehabilitation, change, and immutability in the camps, and what those discourses say both about the multifaceted, ambiguous nature of “rehabilitation,” as well as the camps being perceived simultaneously as an opportunity for change and just another way of ‘doing time.’ I explore how these dichotomies vary by gender, class, and ideology.
Convention
Convention is an application service for managing large or small academic conferences, annual meetings, and other types of events!
Submission - Custom fields, multiple submission types, tracks, audio visual, multiple upload formats, automatic conversion to pdf.Review - Peer Review, Bulk reviewer assignment, bulk emails, ranking, z-score statistics, and multiple worksheets!
Reports - Many standard and custom reports generated while you wait. Print programs with participant indexes, event grids, and more!Scheduling - Flexible and convenient grid scheduling within rooms and buildings. Conflict checking and advanced filtering.
Communication - Bulk email tools to help your administrators send reminders and responses. Use form letters, a message center, and much more!Management - Search tools, duplicate people management, editing tools, submission transfers, many tools to manage a variety of conference management headaches!
Click here for more information.

Association:
Name: The Law and Society Association
URL:
http://www.lawandsociety.org


Citation:
URL: http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p406319_index.html
Direct Link:
HTML Code:

MLA Citation:

Goodman, Philip. "Imagining Different Selves: Discourses and Practices Surrounding Rehabilitation, Transformation, and the (Im)Mutability of Character" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the The Law and Society Association, Renaissance Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL, May 27, 2010 <Not Available>. 2014-07-04 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p406319_index.html>

APA Citation:

Goodman, P. , 2010-05-27 "Imagining Different Selves: Discourses and Practices Surrounding Rehabilitation, Transformation, and the (Im)Mutability of Character" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the The Law and Society Association, Renaissance Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL <Not Available>. 2014-07-04 from http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p406319_index.html

Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: This paper is one piece of a larger dissertation project studying California’s prison fire camps. These camps—carceral environments in which minimum- and medium-security prisoners are housed in open settings without a fence or other secure boundary, and trained and deployed as wildland firefighters—are used to plumb the depth and breadth of apparent macro-level trends in punishment. In this paper I focus on two larger themes of the dissertation, namely the variegated nature of punishment and the camps as liminal spaces. Specifically, I analyze how people talk about rehabilitation, change, and immutability in the camps, and what those discourses say both about the multifaceted, ambiguous nature of “rehabilitation,” as well as the camps being perceived simultaneously as an opportunity for change and just another way of ‘doing time.’ I explore how these dichotomies vary by gender, class, and ideology.

Get this Document:

Find this citation or document at one or all of these locations below. The links below may have the citation or the entire document for free or you may purchase access to the document. Clicking on these links will change the site you're on and empty your shopping cart.

Associated Document Available Access Fee The Law and Society Association
Associated Document Available Access Fee All Academic Inc.


Similar Titles:
Different Strokes for Different Folks: An Empirical Search for Different Modes of Viewer-Character Relationships

From practice-bound imagination to evolving impacts: implications of biographies of artifacts and practices approach

Character or Situation: An Argument for Weakened Character and Transformed Situations

Imagining Politics: How Individual Differences in Imagination Shapes Public Opinion Formation


 
All Academic, Inc. is your premier source for research and conference management. Visit our website, www.allacademic.com, to see how we can help you today.