Marginality, ethnicity and penality in the neo-liberal city: an analytic cartography

@article{Wacquant2014MarginalityEA,
  title={Marginality, ethnicity and penality in the neo-liberal city: an analytic cartography},
  author={Lo{\"i}c Wacquant},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={37},
  pages={1687 - 1711}
}
  • Loïc Wacquant
  • Published 6 August 2014
  • Sociology
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
This article draws an analytic map of the research programme pursued across my three books Urban Outcasts (2008), Punishing the Poor (2009) and Deadly Symbiosis: Race and the Rise of the Penal State (in press). In this trilogy, I disentangle the triangular nexus of class fragmentation, ethnic division and state-crafting in the polarizing city at century's turn to explain the political production, socio-spatial distribution and punitive management of marginality through the wedding of… 

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