Sex Panic and the Punitive State

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One evening, while watching the news, Roger N. Lancaster was startled by a report that a friend, a gay male school teacher, had been arrested for a sexually based crime. The resulting hysteria threatened to ruin the life of an innocent man. In this passionate and provocative book, Lancaster blends astute analysis, robust polemic, ethnography, and personal narrative to delve into the complicated relationship between sexuality and punishment in our society. Drawing on classical social science, critical legal studies, and ...

Sex Panic and the Punitive State 2011, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520262065

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Sex Panic and the Punitive State 2011, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520255654

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