|Reference : Prison Service’ s modernization versus Prison governors’ professionalization. Discou...|
|Scientific congresses and symposiums : Unpublished conference/Abstract|
|Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Sociology & social sciences|
|Prison Service’ s modernization versus Prison governors’ professionalization. Discourse, tools and practices in Belgium|
|Dubois, Christophe [Université de Liège - ULg > Institut des sciences humaines et sociales > Institut des sciences humaines et sociales >]|
|Legal Profession Group Meeting|
|du 1 au 4 juillet|
|International Workshop on Legal Professions (RCSL/ISA)|
|[en] prison governors ; NPM ; profession|
|[en] Considering their intermediary position between central policy and local practices, but also the impact of new discourses and knowledge on their profession (Abbott, 1988; Freidson, 2001), this presentation will focus on prison governors’ work. This research strategy aims at posing a de-centred glance on the policy and organizational processes through which new discourses related to New Public Management [NPM] are translated (Callon, 1986) within Belgian prisons.
The focus will be put on the devices and local practices through which NPM discourses are translated and (re)shape prison governors’ profession.
|Researchers ; Professionals|
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