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Offending women : power, punishment, and the regulation of desire

Author: Lynne Allison Haney
Publisher: Berkeley (California) : University of California Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Allison Haney
ISBN: 9780520261914 0520261917
OCLC Number: 932644723
Description: xii, 287 p
Contents: 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 --
Conclusion: states of disentitlement and the therapeutics of neoliberalism.
Responsibility: Lynne A. Haney.

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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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