Victor L. Shammas
Victor L. Shammas
Senior Researcher, Work Research Institute (AFI), Oslo Metropolitan University
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TitleCited byYear
The pains of freedom: Assessing the ambiguity of Scandinavian penal exceptionalism on Norway’s Prison Island
VL Shammas
Punishment & Society 16 (1), 104-123, 2014
Habitus, capital, and conflict: Bringing Bourdieusian field theory to criminology
VL Shammas, S Sandberg
Criminology & Criminal Justice 16 (2), 195-213, 2016
Trajectories to mid-and higher-level drug crimes: Penal misrepresentations of drug dealers in Norway
VL Shammas, S Sandberg, W Pedersen
British Journal of Criminology 54 (4), 2014
The rise of a more punitive state: On the attenuation of Norwegian penal exceptionalism in an era of welfare state transformation
VL Shammas
Critical Criminology, 1-18, 2015
Pains of Imprisonment
VL Shammas
The Encyclopedia of Corrections, 2017
Who’s afraid of penal populism? Technocracy and ‘the people’ in the sociology of punishment
VL Shammas
Contemporary Justice Review 19 (3), 325-346, 2016
Bourdieu’s five lessons for criminology
VL Shammas
Law and Critique, 1-19, 2017
Superfluity and insecurity: Disciplining surplus populations in the Global North
VL Shammas
Capital & Class 42 (3), 411-418, 2018
Prisons of Labor: Social Democracy and the Triple Transformation of the Politics of Punishment in Norway, 1900–2014
VL Shammas
Scandinavian Penal History, Culture and Prison Practice, 57-80, 2017
The Pains of Freedom: Prison Island and the Making of Scandinavian Penal Exceptionalism (MA Thesis)
VL Shammas
Prisons of Welfare: Incarceration, Social Democracy, and the Sociology of Punishment (PhD Thesis)
VL Shammas
University of Oslo, 2017
One giant leap for capitalistkind: Private enterprise in outer space
VL Shammas, TB Holen
Palgrave Communications 5 (1), 1-9, 2019
The dissolution of social democracy: How law and order came to Norway
VL Shammas
Federal Sentencing Reporter 31 (1), 85-89, 2018
Surplus Populations and the State: A Criminological View
VL Shammas
International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 8 (1), 131-146, 2019
The Perils of Parole Hearings: California Lifers, Performative Disadvantage, and the Ideology of Insight
VL Shammas
PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 2019
Critical remarks on Jan-Werner Müller’s ‘what is populism?’
VL Shammas
Continental Thought & Theory 2 (2), 159-163, 2018
Staging sovereignty: Punitivity, xenophobia, and the frail society
VL Shammas
Journal of Theoretical & Philosophical Criminology 11, 38-51, 2019
The State as God: On Bourdieu's Political Theology
VL Shammas
Journal of Extreme Anthropology 2 (2), 61-77, 2019
The parrhesia of neo-fascism
VL Shammas
International Journal of Žižek Studies, 2019
Penal elitism: Anatomy of a professorial ideology
VL Shammas
Critical Criminology, 1-16, 2019
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