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The Uses and Misuses of the Penal State in the 21st Century

Part of the Oxford Amnesty Lectures series on "Incarceration and Human Rights"

Loïc Wacquant is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Researcher at the Centre de sociologie européenne, Paris. His interests include urban marginality, the penal state, and ethno-racial domination. Recent books include "Body and Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer" (2004), and "Deadly Symbiosis: Race and the Rise of the Penal State" (forthcoming, 2007). He co-founded and edits the interdisciplinary journal "Ethnography".


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Date and Time:

25 January 2007 at 5:30 pm


1 hour



Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street
01865 277299
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Organised by:

Oxford Amnesty Lectures
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£6 (£4 concessions)

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