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June
Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity - Loïc WacquantThe punitive turn of penal policy in the United States after the acme of the Civil Rights movement responds not to rising criminal insecurity but to the social insecurity spawned by the fragmentation of wage labor and the shakeup of the ethnoracial hierarchy. It partakes of a broader reconstruction of the state wedding restrictive “workfare” and expansive “prisonfare” under a philosophy of moral behaviorism. This paternalist program of penalization of poverty aims to curb the urban disorders wrought by economic deregulation and to impose precarious employment on the postindustrial proletariat. It
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June
A Concise History of Canada's First Nations - Olive Patricia DickasonPresents a concise history of Canada's original inhabitants, Indians, Inuit, and Metis.