With Punishing the Poor, Loïc Wacquant makes an important and timely contribution in bringing attention to prisons as a core polit- ical institution of neoliberal. Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity. By Loïc Wacquant. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, Pp. $ (cloth);. As well as serving an economic function, Loïc Wacquant argues that the transformation from welfare to mass incarceration and prison/workfare.
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The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity. Duke University Press,pp. From castles and palaces and churches to prisons and workhouses and schools; from weapons of war to a controlled press, any ruling class, in variable ways though always materially, produces a social and political order.
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Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity by Loïc Wacquant
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