Historicizing Punishment

Sun, 6/10: 10:00 AM  - 11:45 AM 
Paper Session 
Sunday Session 2 
Sheraton Centre Toronto 
Room: Oxford 
Papers in this session take an historical approach to the study of punishment. They examine topics including capital punishment, carceral policy, political culture, and prison privatization in settings ranging from nineteenth century Scotland, the postwar American South, 1970s Ireland, to the American aughts.
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Lyndsay Campbell, University of Calgary  - Contact Me

Primary Keyword

Punishment, Prison Studies, Sentencing, and Formal Social Control

Secondary Keyword

Legal History 


Custody, Community Control, and Participatory Democracy


Christopher Berk, University of Virginia  - Contact Me

From Penal History to Penal Historiography


Johann Koehler, University of California, Berkeley  - Contact Me

Pastoral Penality: Exploring imprisonment and political culture in 1970s Ireland


Louise Brangan, University of Edinburgh  - Contact Me

Racial Capitalism, Brown v. Board of Education, and Southern Carceral Policy


Kirstine Taylor, Ohio University  - Contact Me

The Irish in Scotland: Murder, Capital Punishment, and the Irish as Other in Scotland from 1864 to 1914


Lynsey Black, University College Dublin  - Contact Me

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