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Author Soss, Joe, 1967-

Title Disciplining the poor : neoliberal paternalism and the persistent power of race / Joe Soss, Richard C. Fording, and Sanford F. Schram.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  339.460973 SOSS    DUE 09-12-19
Physical description ix, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Chicago studies in American politics.
Chicago studies in American politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-350) and index.
Contents The rise of neoliberal paternalism -- The color of neoliberal paternalism -- Race and social control in the states, 1960-95 -- Race and federalism in welfare's disciplinary turn -- Studying poverty governance in Florida: why and how -- The local politics of discipline -- The marketization of poverty governance -- Performance, perversity, and punishment -- Caseworker discretion and decisions to discipline -- Does neoliberal paternalism matter for the poor?
Other author Fording, Richard C., 1964-
Schram, Sanford.
Subject Poverty -- Political aspects -- United States.
Paternalism -- United States.
Poor -- Political aspects -- United States.
ISBN 9780226768762 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0226768767 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780226768779 (paperback: alk. paper)
0226768775 (paperback: alk. paper)