By Allison McKim
In Addicted to Rehab, Bard university sociologist Allison McKim offers an in-depth and leading edge ethnographic account of 2 such rehab courses for ladies, one situated within the felony justice procedure and one positioned within the deepest healthcare system—two very other ways of defining and treating dependancy. McKim’s publication indicates how dependancy rehab displays the race, classification, and gender politics of the punitive flip. accordingly, habit has develop into a racialized class that has reorganized the hyperlink among punishment and welfare provision. whereas reformers desire that remedy will provide an alternative choice to punishment and support girls, McKim argues that the framework of dependancy additional stigmatizes criminalized ladies and undermines our means to problem gendered subordination. Her learn finally unearths a two-tiered procedure, bifurcated by way of race and sophistication.
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Addicted to Rehab: Race, Gender, and Drugs in the Era of Mass Incarceration (Critical Issues in Crime and Society) by Allison McKim