Punishing the poor: the neoliberal government of social insecurity

Prologue : America as living laboratory for the neoliberal future -- Social insecurity and the punitive upsurge -- The criminalization of poverty in the post civil rights era -- Welfare "reform" as poor discipline and statecraft -- The great confinement of the fin de siåcle -- The coming...

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Main Author: Wacquant, Loïc
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Durham [u.a.] Duke Univ. Press 2009
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Summary:Prologue : America as living laboratory for the neoliberal future -- Social insecurity and the punitive upsurge -- The criminalization of poverty in the post civil rights era -- Welfare "reform" as poor discipline and statecraft -- The great confinement of the fin de siåcle -- The coming of carceral "big government" -- The prison as surrogate ghetto : encaging the black subproletarians -- Moralism and punitive panopticism : hunting down sex offenders -- The scholarly myths of the new law-and-order reason -- Carceral aberration comes to French -- Theoretical coda : a sketch of the neoliberal state
Item Description:"A John Hope Franklin Center book. - Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXIII, 384 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780822344049
9780822344223