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

Author: Lynne A Haney
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne A Haney
ISBN: 9780520261907 0520261909 9780520261914 0520261917
OCLC Number: 1120422687
Description: xii, 287 p. ; 23 cm
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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