Simon said: POVERTY AND PUNISHMENT Loic Wacquants dense and In this book, Wacquant depicts the state as a diminished entity that has no real. Loïc Wacquant (nacido en en Montpellier, Francia) es un sociólogo especializado en Wacquant, Loïc () Castigar los Pobres: El Gobierno Neoliberal de Inseguridad Social. Barcelona: Gedisa. Wacquant, Loïc () Las cárceles. [email protected] RES nº 15 a los pobres (Wacquant a, hereafter CLP) and the Revista Española de Sociología for hosting .. My purpose in Castigar a los pobres is not to capture the manifold gyrations of criminal justice in.

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The punitive turn of penal policy in the United States after the acme of the Civil Rights movement responds not to rising criminal insecurity but to the social insecurity spawned by the fragmentation of wage labor and the shakeup of the ethnoracial hierarchy. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Wacquant regards “workfare and prisonfare” as two sides of the same coin: Get to Know Us. America’s love of prisons is, by now, old news.

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Yet, as set out in this harrowing sociological study of American prisonfare, these figures only barely begin to tell the story of the colossal social and political shifts that truly underlie their magnitude. Maxim Depauw rated it really liked it Sep 23, Part 1 – “The Poverty of the Social State” details the welfare reforms of the post-civil rights era that culminated in the Clinton era “Workfare” act of With respect to the black population, as well as latinos, a strong case is made for regarding the changes to the labour market and welfare entitlements as functioning as a further stage of repression following slavery and the post-reconstruction “Jim Crow” era following the gains of the civil rights movements of the ‘s.


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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Apr 18, Nola Rankin rated it liked it. Part 3 – “Priviliged Targets” is divided into two distinct case studies, the first being “The Prison as Surrogate Ghetto” deals in further detail with black experience of the penal system; and “Moralism and Punitive Panopticism” engages with the subject of prison and sexual offenders in a refreshingly objective manner, charting the moral posturing of politicians and the media against a punitive regime that may well increase rates of recidivism, and arguing for a dispassionate, rigorously scientific re-look at the whole question of sexual offenders with a view to reducing rates of re-offending and providing the most effective protection of the public.

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