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 by Loïc Wacquant

Feb 11, Jorge Caballero rated it liked it. America’s love of prisons is, by now, old news. As a sideways study of the neoliberal state, Punishing the Poor thus also deftly shows how for all it’s rhetoric of laissez-faire, the call pobrws ‘small government’ – when examined in practice – only really applies to those at the at the top of the societal ladder; as for those dwelling at the bottom, never has the Leviathan flexed itself in so expansive and heavy-handed a manner.


Part 3 – “Priviliged Castugar is divided into two distinct case studies, the first being “The Prison as Surrogate Ghetto” deals in further pos 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 ,os most effective protection of the public.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. This paternalist program of penalization of poverty aims to curb the urban disorders wrought by economic deregulation and to impose precarious employment on the postindustrial proletariat.

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Amelia rated it it was amazing Aug ,os, There is nothing funny about the carceral state, but Wacquant is wry lis his writing lyrical. Read more Read less. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Refresh and try again.


Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In this portrait prison serves three purposes: Low to High Price: Maya rated it it was amazing May 11, 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 To be clear then, while it’s the prison that remains front and centre as the subject of the book, it’s true object is nonetheless the rise of the ‘neoliberal state of insecurity’, and the specific and axial role of the prison in enabling that rise.

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