History 1130 Crime and Punishment: Historical Themes (Fall 2019)

This course provides an introduction to changing ideas and practices surrounding crime and punishment over time. Topics may include who has been identified as a threat to the social order, including thieves, prostitutes, vagrants, and young offenders, and the punishments that societies have deemed appropriate for criminals, including public executions, exile, and imprisonment. Additionally, the course provides opportunities to explore and to develop skills in historical thinking and methods.

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Publication date: c1979.
  • Foucault, Michel.
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