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Opening a window on probation cultures: a photographic imagination

Worrall, Anne; Carr, Nicola; Robinson, Gwen

Authors

Anne Worrall

Gwen Robinson



Contributors

Michelle Brown
Editor

Eamonn Carrabine
Editor

Abstract

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.

Publication Date Jun 21, 2017
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Series Title Routledge international handbooks
Book Title Routledge handbook of visual criminology
ISBN 9781138888630
APA6 Citation Worrall, A., Carr, N., & Robinson, G. (2017). Opening a window on probation cultures: a photographic imagination. In M. Brown, & E. Carrabine (Eds.), Routledge handbook of visual criminology. Routledge
Keywords Visual Criminology, Probation, Punishment
Publisher URL https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-International-Handbook-of-Visual-Criminology/Brown-Carrabine/p/book/9781138888630
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf
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: http://www.routledge.com/9781138888630

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