Sociological Explanations for Changing Punishment

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What did Durkheim say the target of punishment was?
Is the whole of society, not the individual
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What function did Durkheim say punishment served?
Helps to define moral boundaries of society
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Durkheim said the intensity of punishment...
Was greater in less developed societies and those with absolute power (offences against god)
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Punishments acquire...
‘Less intensity’ as societies develop
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Foucault focused on the..
Change from physical punishment of the body to discipline of the mind and soul
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Foucault contrasted...
Very physical punishment of 18th century (Damiens the regicide) with a modern prison 80 years later…
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