Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781447300014 Published June 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $49.50 ISBN: 9781447300007 Published July 2013 For sale in North and South America only

Criminalisation and Advanced Marginality

Critically Exploring the Work of Loïc Wacquant

Edited by Peter Squires and John Lea

Edited by Peter Squires and John Lea

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

Including a response from Loïc Wacquant
272 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2012
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781447300014 Published June 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $49.50 ISBN: 9781447300007 Published July 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Loïc Wacquant’s writings have shaken the world of criminology—and social science more generally—to their foundations with a wide-ranging critique of neoliberal governance’s approach to crime and poverty and its reorientation of state power from welfare to discipline. The first book to fully engage with Wacquant’s work, Criminalisation and Advanced Marginality presents critical but constructive essays on his challenging ideas, focusing on the governance of crime and disorder, welfare, and “diswelfare.” It concludes with Wacquant’s responses to the authors’ comments and critiques.
Professor Barry Goldson, The University of Liverpool
“Loïc Wacquant is, without question, one of the most significant critical social scientists of the present period. By exposing his work to rigorous analysis and providing Wacquant with a right of reply, Criminalisation and Advanced Marginality comprises a riveting read.”
LSE Review of Books blog

"This volume holds great potential for future research and collaboration. Overall, the overwhelming impression is that the range of disciplinary viewpoints on offer—criminal justice, critical race theory, feminism and welfare studies, amongst others—stands as testament to the immensely varied implications of Wacquant’s work and to the burgeoning development of cross-cutting perspectives in the study of social and penal policy."

Studies in Social Justice
“This volume is to be welcomed as in many ways a refreshing reminder and change of voice.” 
Contents
Acknowledgements
Notes on contributors

1. Introduction: reading Loïc Wacquant—opening questions and overview
      Peter Squires and John Lea
Section I: Theory and politics
2. Brining the state back in: understanding neoliberal security
      John Lea and Simon Hallsworth
3. The state, sovereignty and advanced marginality in the city
      Kevin Stenson
4. The third time as farce: whatever happened to the penal state?
      John Pitts
Section 2: Welfare, agency and resistance
5. Loïc Wacquant and Norbert Elias: advanced marginality and the theory of the de-civilising process
      John J. Rodger
6. Beyond the penal state: advanced marginality, social policy and anti-welfarism
      Lynn Hancock and Gerry Mooney
7. Loïc Wacquant, gender and cultures of resistance
      Lynda Measor
8. Women, welfare and the carceral state
      Denise Martin and Paula Wilcox
Section 3: Urbanisation, criminality and penality
9. Illicit economies and the carceral social zone
      Vincenzo Ruggiero
10. The universal and the particular in Latin American penal status formation
      Markus-Michael Müller
11. Neoliberal, brutish and short? Cities, inequalities and violences
      Peter Squires
Response
12. The wedding of workfare and prisonfare in the 21st century: responses to critics and commentators
      Loïc Wacquant

Index
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