Articles

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Refereed Journal Articles

Welch, Michael (2017, in press) "'Doing Special Things To Special People in Special Places': Psychologists in the CIA Torture Program." The Prison Journal

Welch, Michael (2016) "Clinical Torture: Drifting in the Atrocity Triangle." Onati Socio-Legal Series, 6(4): 957-974. FREE DOWNLOAD https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2871636

Welch, Michael (2016) "Political Imprisonment and the Sanctity of Death: Performing Heritage in 'Troubled' Ireland." International Journal of Heritage Studies, 22: 664-678.

Welch, Michael, and Melissa Macuare (2015) "Penal Tourism in Argentina: Bridging Foucauldian and Neo-Durkheimian Perspectives" Revista de Derecho Penal y Criminologia (Argentina) (translated by Gabriel Ignacio Anitua and Roberto Carles from Theoretical Criminology, 2011, 15: 401-425).

Welch, Michael (2014) "Economic Man and Diffused Sovereignty: A Critique of Australia's Asylum Regime." Crime, Law & Social Change, 61: 81-107.

Welch, Michael (2013) "Penal Tourism and A Tale of Four Cities: Reflecting on the Museum Effect in London, Sydney, Melbourne, and Buenos Aires." Criminology and Criminal Justice: An International Journal, 13(5): 479-505.

Welch, Michael (2012) "Penal Tourism and the 'Dream of Order': Exhibiting Early Penology in Argentina and Australia." Punishment & Society: The International Journal of Penology, 14(5) 584-615.

Welch, Michael (2012) "The Sonics of Crimmigration in Australia: Wall of Noise and Quiet Maneuvering." British Journal of Criminology, 52(2): 324-344.

Welch, Michael (2011) "Counterveillance: How Foucault and the Groupe d'Information sur les Prisons Reversed the Optics." Theoretical Criminology ,15(3): 301-313.

Welch, Michael, and Melissa Macuare (2011) "Penal Tourism in Argentina: Bridging Foucauldian and Neo-Durkheimian Perspectives" Theoretical Criminology,15(4): 401-425.

Welch, Michael (2011) "Illusions in Truth Seeking: The Perils of Interrogation and Torture in the War on Terror." Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order, 37(2-3): 123-148.

Welch, Michael (2010) "Detained in Occupied Iraq: Deciphering the Narratives for Neocolonial Internment." Punishment & Society: The International Journal of Penology, 12(2): 123-146.

Welch, Michael (2010) "Pastoral Power as Penal Resistance: Foucault and the Groupe d'Information sur les Prisons." Punishment & Society: The International Journal of Penology, 12(1): 47-63.

Welch, Michael (2009) "American Pain-ology in the War on Terror: A Critique of 'Scientific' Torture." Theoretical Criminology, 13(4): 451-474.

Welch, Michael (2009) "Fragmented Power and State-Corporate Killings: A Critique of Blackwater in Iraq." Crime, Law, and Social Change, 51: 351-364.

Welch, Michael (2009) "Guantanamo Bay as a Foucauldian Phenomenon: An Analysis of Penal Discourse, Technologies, and Resistance" The Prison Journal, 89(1): 3-20.

Welch, Michael (2009) "Estados de Impunidad. Una Critica 'Fou-Cohen-tiana' de la Guerra de Bush Contra el Terror (States of Impunity: A 'Fou-Cohen-dian' Critique of Bush's War on Terror)." Delito y Sociedad: Revista de Ciencias Sociales (Argentina): 18(27): 7-21.

Welch, Michael (2008) "Ordering Iraq: Reflections on Power, Discourse, & Neocolonialism." Critical Criminology: An International Journal, 16(4): 257-269.

Welch, Michael (2008) "Foucault in a Post-9/11 World: Excursions into Security, Territory, Population." Carceral Notebooks, Volume 4 (edited by Bernard E. Harcourt, University of Chicago): 225-240.

Welch, Michael (2007) "Fare L'impensabile. Genealogia della tortura moderna" ("Doing the Unthinkable: A Genealogy of Modern Torture"). Studi Sulla Questione Criminale (Faculty of Law, University of Bologna, Italy), II (n.3):41-64.

Welch, Michael (2007) "Sovereign Impunity in America's War on Terror: Examining Reconfigured Power and the Absence of Accountability." Crime, Law, and Social Change, 47: 135-150.

Welch, Michael and Fatiniyah Turner (2007-08) "Private Corrections, Financial Infrastructure, and Transportation: The New Geo-Economy of Shipping Prisoners" in special issue "Securing the Imperium: Criminal Justice Privatization and Neoliberal Globalization," Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order, 34(3-4): 56-77.

Welch, Michael (2007) "Control Social Foucaultiano en el Mundo Post 9/11: Desarrollos Recientes a Traves de Fronteras Sociales y Culturales" (Foucauldian Social Control in a Post-9/11 World: Recent Developments Across Social and Cultural Boundaries), Revista CENIPEC (Centro de Investigaciones Penales y Criminologicas Universidad de Los Andes Facultad de Ciencias Juridas y Politicas, Venezuela), 26: 113-136.

Welch, Michael (2007) "Deadly Consequences: Crime Control Discourse and Unwelcome Migrants," Criminology and Public Policy, 6(2): 275-282.

Welch, Michael (2007) "The Re-Emergence of Torture in Political Culture: Tracking its Discourse and Genealogy" (La Re-Emergencia de la Tortura en la Cultura Politica: Rastreando su Discurso y su Genealogia), Capitulo Criminologico: Revista de las Disciplinas del Control Social (Venezuela), 35(4): 471-505.

Welch, Michael (2006) "Seeking a Safer Society: America's Anxiety in the War on Terror." Security Journal, 19(2):93-109.

Welch, Michael (2006) "La Cruzada de Estados Unidos Contra el Terror: Explorando la ReligiĆ³n y la Militancia en un Mundo Pos 11 de Septiembre" (America's Crusade Against Terror: Exploring Religion and Militancy in a Post-9/11 World) Revista CENIPEC (Centro de Investigaciones Penales y Criminologicas Universidad de Los Andes Facultad de Ciencias Juridas y Politicas, Venezuela), 25: 165-192.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Los Delitos del Estado en la Guerra Estadounidense contra el Terror: Una Mirada a la Cultura de la Impunidad" (State Crimes in America's War on Terror: Examining a Culture of Impunity). Capitulo Criminology: Revista de las Disciplinas del Control Social (Venezuela), 33(4): 393-428.

Welch, Michael and Liza Schuster (2005) "Detention of Asylum Seekers in the UK and US: Deciphering Noisy and Quiet Constructions." Punishment & Society: An International Journal of Penology, 7(4): 397-417.

Welch, Michael and Liza Schuster (2005) "Detention of Asylum Seekers in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Italy: A Critical View of the Globalizing Culture of Control." Criminal Justice: The International Journal of Policy and Practice, 5(4): 331-355.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Criminologia Critica y Justicia Social, una Vision Alternativa del Proceso de Encarcelamiento" (Critical Criminology, Social Justice, and an Alternative View of Incarceration). Panoptico (Barcelona), Num. 7: 35-53.

Welch, Michael, Eric Price, and Nana Yankey (2004) "Youth Violence and Race in the Media: The Emergence of Wilding as an Invention of the Press." Race, Gender & Class,Vol. 11, No. 2: 36-48.

Welch, Michael. (2004) "Quiet Constructions in the War on Terror: Subjecting Asylum Seekers to Unnecessary Detention." Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order, Vol. 31, No. 1-2: 113-129.

Welch, Michael. (2003) "The Trampling of Human Rights in the War on Terror: Implications to the Sociology of Denial." Critical Criminology: An International Journal , Vol. 12, No. 2: 1-20.

Welch, Michael. (2003) "Force and Fraud: A Radically Coherent Criticism of Corrections as Industry." Contemporary Justice Review, 6, 3: 227-240.

Welch, Michael (2003) "Ironies of Social Control and the Criminalization of Immigrants." Crime, Law & Social Change: An International Journal, 39: 319-337.

Welch, Michael, John Sassi, and Allyson McDonough (2002) "Advances in Critical Cultural Criminology: An Analysis of Reactions to Avant-Garde Flag Art." Critical Criminology: An International Journal, 11: 1-20.

Welch, Michael, Eric Price, and Nana Yankey (2002) "Moral Panic Over Youth Violence: Wilding and the Manufacture of Menace in the Media." Youth & Society, Vol. 34, No. 1: 3-30.

Welch, Michael (2000) "The Role of the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the Prison Industrial Complex." Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order, Vol. 27, No.3: 73-88.

Welch, Michael (2000) "The Correctional Response to Prisoners with HIV/AIDS: Morality, Metaphors, and Myths" Social Pathology, Vol. 6, No.2: 121-142.

Welch, Michael, Lisa Weber, and Walter Edwards (2000) "'All the News That's Fit to Print': A Content Analysis of the Correctional Debate in the New York Times." The Prison Journal, Vol. 80, No.3: 245-264.

Welch, Michael, and Jennifer Bryan (2000) "Moral Campaigns, Authoritarian Aesthetics, and Escalation: An Examination of Flag Desecration in the Post-Eichman Era." Journal of Crime and Justice, Vol. 23, No.1: 25-45.

Welch, Michael (1999) "Social Movements and Political Protest: Exploring Flag Desecration in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s." Social Pathology, Vol.5, No.2: 167-186.

Welch, Michael, Nicole Bryan, and Russell Wolff (1999) "Just War Theory and Drug Control Policy: Militarization, Morality, and the War on Drugs," Contemporary Justice Review, 2, 1: 49-76.

Welch, Michael, Russell Wolff, and Nicole Bryan (1998) "Decontextualizing the War on Drugs: A Content Analysis of NIJ Publications and their Neglect of Race and Class," Justice Quarterly, Vol 15, No. 4: 719-742.

Welch, Michael, Melissa Fenwick, and Meredith Roberts (1998) "State Managers, Intellectuals, and the Media: A Content Analysis of Ideology in Experts' Quotes in Featured Newspaper Articles on Crime." Justice Quarterly Vol. 15, No. 2: 219-241.

Welch, Michael, and Jennifer Bryan (1998) "Reactions to Flag Desecration in American Society: Exploring the Contours of Formal and Informal Social Control." American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 22, No. 2: 151-168.

Welch, Michael, Melissa Fenwick, and Meredith Roberts (1997) "Primary Definitions of Crime and Moral Panic: A Content Analysis of Experts' Quotes in Feature Newspaper Articles on Crime." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 34, No. 4: 474-494.

Welch, Michael (1997) "Violence Against Women by Professional Football Players: A Gender Analysis of Hypermasculinity, Positional Status, Narcissism, and Entitlement." Journal of Sport & Social Issues, Vol. 21, No. 4: 400-419.

Welch, Michael and Danielle Gunther (1997) "Jail Suicide Under Legal Scrutiny: An Analysis of Litigation and its Implications to Policy." Criminal Justice Policy Review, Vol. 8, No. 1: 75-97.

Welch, Michael (1997) "Regulating the Reproduction and Morality of Women: The Social Control of Body and Soul." Women & Criminal Justice, Vol. 9, No. 1: 17-38.

Welch, Michael, and Jennifer L. Bryan (1997) "Flag Desecration in American Culture: Offenses Against Civil Religion and a Consecrated Symbol of Nationalism." Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal, 26: 77-93.

Welch, Michael (1997) "A Critical Interpretation of Correctional Bootcamps as Normalizing Institutions: Discipline, Punishment, and the Military Model." Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Vol. 13, No. 2: 184-205

Welch, Michael (1997) "The War on Drugs and its Impact on Corrections: Exploring Alternative Strategies to America's Drug Crisis." Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Vol. 25, No. 1-2: 43-60.

Welch, Michael (1997) "Questioning the Utility and Fairness of INS Detention: Criticisms of Poor Institutional Conditions and Protracted Periods of Confinement for Undocumented Immigrants." Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Vol. 13, No. 1: 41-54.

Welch, Michael and Danielle Gunther (1997) "Jail Suicide and Crisis Intervention: Lessons from Litigation." Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Treatment, Vol. 3, No. 3: 229-244.

Welch, Michael (1996) "The Immigration Crisis: Detention as an Emerging Mechanism of Social Control." Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order, Vol. 23, No. 3: 169-184.

Welch, Michael (1996) "Critical Criminology, Social Justice, and an Alternative View of Incarceration." Critical Criminology: An International Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2: 43-58.

Welch, Michael (1995) "Rehabilitation: Holding Its Ground in Corrections." Federal Probation: A Journal of Correctional Philosophy and Practice, Vol. 59, No. 4: 3-8.

Welch, Michael (1992) "The Flag-Burning Controversy Protection of a Venerated Object as Social Control." American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. XVII, No. 1: 1-17.

Welch, Michael (1991) "Persons With AIDS in Prison: A Critical and Phenomenological Approach to Suffering." Dialectical Anthropology, Vol. 16, No. 1: 51-61.

Lesieur, Henry, J. Cross, M. Frank, M. Welch, C. White, G. Rubenstein, K. Moseley, & M. Mark (1991) "Gambling and Pathological Gambling Among University Students." Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal, Vol. 16: 517-527.

Welch, Michael (1990) "The Value Systems of Incarcerated Embezzlers Compared to Other Inmates and the General Population." Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, Vol. 15, No. 2: 155-176.

Welch, Michael (1989) "Social Junk, Social Dynamite and The Rabble: Persons With AIDS in Jail." American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. XIV, No. 1: 135-147.

Welch, Michael (1989) "Evaluating the Sources of Job Satisfaction Among Jail Officers: A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach." The Justice Professional, Vol. 4, No. 1: 120-140.

Welch, Michael (1984) "The Applied Typology and Victimology in the Hostage Negotia-tion Process." Journal of Crime and Justice, Vol. VII: 63-86.


Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Welch, Michael (2009) 'Revolt at Attica Prison' (La rivolta di Attica), lo Squaderno, No. 14: December, 10-18 [www.losquaderno.net]

Welch, Michael (2008) "Crimes of Power in a Post-9/11 World: A Timely Look at State Crime and Impunity" (Crimini del potere in un mondo post-11 settembre), lo Squaderno, No. 9: September: 11-17. [www.losquaderno.net]

Welch, Michael (1997) "Tougher Prisons? Newark Public Radio Interviews Michael Welch." The Critical Criminologist, 8, 1: 7-11.


Encyclopedia Articles

Welch, Michael (forthcoming) "Guantanamo Bay." The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology, Robert D. Morgan (Editor), Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2010) "War on Terror as Crusade." Encyclopedia of Religion and Violence , Jeffrey Ian Ross (Editor). M.E. Sharpe.

Welch, Michael (2009) "No Fly Lists." Encyclopedia of Race and Crime, Shaun L. Gabbidon and Helen Taylor Greene (Editors), Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2007) "Asylum." Encyclopedia of Social Probems, Vincent N. Parrillo (Editor). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2006) "Anti-Immigrant Politics." Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr (Editors). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2006) "Attica Uprising." Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr (Editors). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2006) "Moral Panic." Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr (Editors). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2006) "Human Rights Watch." Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice, Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr (Editors). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Three Strikes Laws." World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems. George Kurian, (Editor.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Moral Panic." Encyclopedia of Criminology, Richard Wright and J. Mitchell Miller (Editors). New York: Routledge.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Chain Gangs." Encyclopedia of Prisons. Mary Bosworth (Editor), Pp. 108-112. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Jack Abbott" Encyclopedia of Prisons. Mary Bosworth (Editor), Pp. 1-2. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2005) "Immigration and Naturalization Service Detention Centers Encyclopedia of Prisons . Mary Bosworth (Editor), Pp.476-479. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Welch, Michael (2002) "Assembly Line Justice." Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, David Levinson (Editor), Pp.77-80. Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Reference Work/Sage.

Welch, Michael (2000) "Adultery" In Encyclopedia of Women and Crime, Nicole Hahn Rafter (Editor), P. 5. Phoenix, Arizona: The Orix Press.

Welch, Michael (1996) "Prisonization." In Encyclopedia of American Prisons, Marilyn D. McShane and Frank P. Williams (Editors), Pp.357-363. New York: Garland Publishing. The Encyclo-pedia was awarded "Outstanding Reference Work 1997" by the American Library Association.


Book Reviews

Corrections & Collections: Architecture for Art and Crime by Joe Day, 2013, New York: Routledge. International Criminal Justice Review, forthcoming.

An Archaeology of the Troubles: The Dark Heritage of Long Kesh/Maze Prison by Laura McAtackney, 2014, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Irish Political Studies, 2016, 31, 2: 334-336.

Sick Justice: Inside the American Gulag by Ivan G. Goldman, 2013, Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books. Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books 2015 (May) http://clcjbooks.rutgers.edu/books/sick-justice.html

On the Ethics of Torture by Uwe Steinhoff, 2013, SUNY, State University of New York Press. Punishment & Society, 2015,17(2): 261-262

Penal Abolitionism by Vincenzo Ruggiero, 2010, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Crime, Law & Social Change, An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2012, 57: 121-122.

The Culture of Punishment: Prison, Society and Spectacle by Michelle Brown, 2009, New York: New York University Press. Theoretical Criminology, 2010, 14(2): 242-244.

Penal Populism by John Pratt, 2007, London: Routledge. British Society of Criminology Bulletin, June, 2007.

Humane Prisons by David Jones (editor) 2006, Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing. British Society of Criminology Bulletin, April, 2007.

The War on Terrorism and the Rule of Law by Richard M. Pious, 2006, Los Angeles, California: Roxbury Publishing Company. British Society of Criminology Bulletin, February, 2007.

Theorizing Surveillance: The Panopticon and Beyond by David Lyon, 2006, Collompton, Devon, UK: Willan Publishing., British Society of Criminology Bulletin, January, 2007.

Re-Thinking the Political Economy of Punishment: Perspectives on Post-Fordist and Penal Politics by Alessandro De Giorgi, 2006, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate. British Society of Criminology Bulletin December, 2006.

American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons by Mark Dow, 2004, Berkeley: University of California Press. International Migration Review, 2005, 39(2): 518-519.

"Deconstructing the Flag-Burning Controversy: Contributions of Robert J. Goldstein in Review: Saving Old Glory, Burning the Flag, and Desecrating the Flag." A Feature Review Essay for Social Pathology, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 2: 149-156.

The Abandoned Ones: The Imprisonment and Uprising of the Mariel Boat People by Mark S. Hamm, 1995, Boston: Northeastern University. A Feature Review for Social Pathology, 1997, Vol. 3, No. 3: 202-206.

Special Issue Editor: Social Pathology: Issue on Corrections, Punishment and Social Control, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 1.

"Anniversary Essay: The Impact of David J. Rothman's The Discovery of the Asylum 25 Years Later." Social Pathology, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 1: 32-41.

Punishment, Crime, and Market Forces by Leslie T. Wilkins, 1991, Brookfield, VT: Dartmouth Publishing Company. Social Pathology, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 1: 67-69.

It's About Time: America's Imprisonment Binge by John Irwin and James Austin, 1994, Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company. Social Pathology, 1995, Vol. 1, No. 1: 80-86.

Between Prison and Probation: Intermediate Punishments in a Rational Sentencing System by Norval Morris and Michael Tonry. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. American Jails: The Magazine of the American Jail Association, November/December (1991) 118-122.

Jails: Reform and the New Generation Philosophy by Linda L. Zupan. Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Publishing Company, 1991. American Jails: The Magazine of the American Jail Association, March/April (1991): 132-135.

"Only Following Orders . . . Lt. Wm. Calley, Lt. Col. Ollie North and Others: A Review of Kelman and Hamilton's Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Responsibility, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order (1990) Vol. 17, No. 4: 139-145.

Nursery Crimes: Sexual Abuse in Day Care by David Finkelhor and Linda Meyer Williams with Nanci Burns. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1988. Criminal Justice Review (1990) Vol. 15, No. 1: 94-96.