Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Justice in the Risk Society

Shearing, Clifford; Johnston, Les

Description

The punishment paradigm is attractive because of the parsimonious way in which it integrates the instrumental and the symbolic features of ordering. This paper examines the relationship between these features in a context where risk and risk reduction are prioritised. The central question motivating the paper is a normative one: What opportunities, if any, does the explosion of risk-focused technologies present for minimising our reliance on punishment as a technology for governing security?...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81771
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1375/0004865054062910

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Shearing_Justice_in_the_Risk_Soc_2005.pdf100.33 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator