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Applying Redemption through Film: Challenging the Sacred-Secular Divide

Deacy, Christopher (2011) Applying Redemption through Film: Challenging the Sacred-Secular Divide. In: Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment. Routledge, London, pp. 22-42. ISBN 978-0-415-55034-5. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:26330)

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Abstract

The book in which this article appears deals with questions of rehabilitation and release in the context of ‘life after punishment’. I supply a methodological angle, helping fine tune the debate over how the language of redemption, often used in such criminological contexts, has a theological root and not necessarily one that fits with its usage in more secular contexts. But, I demonstrate how the work I have been doing over the past decade with film can be further applied to criminology, thereby fostering interdisciplinary engagement between discrete subject areas

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Chris Deacy
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 15:40 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/26330 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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