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Offending women : power, punishment and the regulation of desire

Author: Lynne A Haney
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: an ethnographic journey across states -- Limited government: training women what to need -- Deconstructing dependency: needs, rights, and the struggle for entitlement -- Hybrid states and government from a distance -- State therapeutics: training women what to want -- The empowerment myth: social vulnerability as personal pathology -- The enemies within: fighting the sisters and numbing the self --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne A Haney
ISBN: 9780520261907 0520261909 9780520261914 0520261917
OCLC Number: 699817961
Description: XII, 287 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: An Ethnographic Journey across States Part I. In a State of Dependence 1. Limited Government: Training Women What to Need 2. Deconstructing Dependency: Needs, Rights, and the Struggle for Entitlement 3. Hybrid States and Government from a Distance Part II. In a State of Recovery 4. State Therapeutics: Training Women What to Want 5. The Empowerment Myth: Social Vulnerability as Personal Pathology 6. The Enemies Within: Fighting the Sisters and Numbing the Self Conclusion: States of Disentitlement and the Therapeutics of Neoliberalism Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Lynne A. Haney.

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Presents a journey into the lived reality of prison for women in the United States. This book uncovers the complex gendered under-pinning of methods of control and intervention used in the criminal  Read more...

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"I strongly recommend this book. Haney's account is rich with ethnographic detail that brings life to abstract debates about mode of governance and the state." American Journal Of Sociology / AJS Read more...

 
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