Publisher: UBC Press (May 1, 2003)
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Regulating Lives seems on the roles of the kingdom, society, the person, and the legislation within the law of private and non-private existence. In 9 unique essays, the authors observe the strategies of social regulate, ethical law, and governmentality, as constructed via influential social theorists comparable to Stanley Cohen, Michel Foucault, and Philip Corrigan, to the explicit stipulations that prevailed in early British Columbia. alongside a span of approximately a century and a part – and throughout a range of subject matters together with intermarriage, psychological affliction, prohibition, incest, children’s reduction, venereal ailment, prostitution, and obligatory schooling – the essays jointly verify the facility of those principles to explain the tricky family that built, and survive, among British Columbians and the political, social, and cultural order that surrounds them. within the method, they exhibit the boundless power of the west coast province as a domain for such ancient expeditions into the terrain of the country, society, the person, and the law.This assortment will curiosity students, researchers, practitioners, and scholars throughout a variety of contexts, together with legislations, background, sociology, criminology, women’s reviews, local stories, social paintings, and political technology.