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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States have retreated from their responsibilities to the majority of the population in the economic sphere, turned welfare into machine for forcing workers into the ever growing precarious sector of the labour market, and dealt with those areas, classes and ethnicities who have suffered the most at the hands of the lack of stable employment opportunities and adequate social security with relentless and intruisive policing followed up with grotesque levels of incarceration.

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Apr 18, Nola Rankin rated it liked it. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. Feb 11, Jorge Caballero rated it liked it. Jul 21, acid rated castigae really liked it. As Wacquant puts it, never has the ‘grandeur of the penal state’ shown itself more ostentatiously than it has in recent times, with the drive to regulate, discipline, and punish making itself felt all across wqcquant estate of the marginalised classes, in ever more intense and chillingly creative ways as an aside, Wacquant is keen to distance himself from the work of Michel Foucault on this point, who, in his forecast of the decline of the prison as an institution of societal control, foresaw neither the explosive growth of penal practices, nor their being put to use for the sheer neutralisation of bodies as opposed to their function as a mechanism of discipline.


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Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity by Loïc Wacquant

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The book could greatly benefit from a serious editing and synthesizing effort. America’s love of prisons is, by now, old news. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?

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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 for ‘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.

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