A Tory High Modernism? Grand Plans and Visions of Order in Neoconservative Ontario

@article{McElligott2008ATH,
  title={A Tory High Modernism? Grand Plans and Visions of Order in Neoconservative Ontario},
  author={Greg McElligott},
  journal={Critical Criminology},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={123-144}
}
Trends toward mass incarceration in the United States and elsewhere raise compelling questions about the social purposes of prisons, and their role in the consolidation (and/or privatization) of the neoconservative state. This article examines two moments of penal reform that were historically distinct, but remarkably similar in their shape and intent. Mike Harris’s Progressive Conservatives won control of Ontario’s provincial government in 1995, and undertook a wide-ranging program of… CONTINUE READING
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