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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Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity

In this portrait prison serves three purposes: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? And the story, set out simply, is this: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. 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.

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Nicht der leichteste Stoff aber lohnt! Please try your request again later. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Get to Know Us. And while it’s also the case that much of the data here is, pobrew now, somewhat dated the book having been published inWacquant’s observation that the US has been – and remains loi a ‘living laboratory of the neoliberal revolution’ means that the work here is nonetheless indispensable for understanding not just the world as it has been, but the world in its becoming.


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Such, at any rate, is wacquznt logic of the state traced here in this brutal social and political retelling, which, in charting the almost perfectly inverse relationship between welfare and prisonfare, pobrrs to decisively explain the delirious expansion of American carceral field from the s onward.

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Jun 25, UChicagoLaw added it Shelves: Share your thoughts with other customers. Hence the book’s central thesis – pitched here as a update of Francis Fox Piven and Richard Cloward’s seminal Regulating the Poor – regarding the necessity of thinking the recent policy dynamics of both the prison and the welfare state as inseparably entwined, on pain of rendering them simply incomprehensible when treated in isolation.

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