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Offending Women: Power, Punishment, and the Regulation of Desire

Author: Lynne A Haney
Publisher: University of California Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Offending Women: Power, Punishment, and the Regulation of Desire
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne A Haney
OCLC Number: 939723745
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
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

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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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