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

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

Author: Lynne A Haney
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haney, Lynne A. (Lynne Allison), 1967-
Offending women.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009020586
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne A Haney
ISBN: 9780520261907 0520261909 9780520261914 0520261917
OCLC Number: 929588065
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 287 p)
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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"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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