Opening a window on probation cultures: a photographic imagination

Worrall, Anne, Carr, Nicola and Robinson, Gwen (2017) Opening a window on probation cultures: a photographic imagination. In: Routledge handbook of visual criminology. Routledge international handbooks . Routledge, London, pp. 268-279. ISBN 9781138888630

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Probation workers are among the least visible in the criminal justice system. Drawing on a pilot photographic project involving probation workers from several European countries, this chapter considers selected photographs and photo-elicitation data from England and Wales and Northern Ireland. It concludes that (amateur, democratized) photography has the potential to empower and give ‘voice’ to practitioners. Further, photo-elicitation suggests that photographs invoke imaginative debate about both the empirical realities and the normative dimensions of probation work and cultures.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Routledge handbook of visual criminology on 21 June 2017, available online:
Keywords: Visual Criminology, Probation, Punishment
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Sociology and Social Policy
Depositing User: Carr, Nicola
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2017 10:29
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 18:50

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