America Is The Prison

Author: Lee Bernstein
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807898325
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Lee Bernstein explores the forces that sparked a dramatic "prison art renaissance," shedding light on how incarcerated people produced powerful works of writing, performance, and visual art.

Prison Food In America

Author: Erika Camplin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442253487
Size: 15.42 MB
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Prison Food in America offers a high-level snapshot of the fare offered behind bars, its general guidelines and regulations, fascinating stories about prisoners and food, and the remarkable and varied ways food plays a role in the fabric of ...

The First Civil Right

Author: Naomi Murakawa
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199892784
Size: 33.87 MB
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In The First Civil Right, Naomi Murakawa inverts the conventional wisdom by arguing that the expansion of the federal carceral state-a system that disproportionately imprisons blacks and Latinos-was, in fact, rooted in the civil-rights ...

Prison Nation

Author: Paul Wright
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135342563
Size: 65.38 MB
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Prison Writing In 20th Century America

Author: H. Bruce Franklin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440621284
Size: 75.60 MB
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of their writings comes from their lives as dropouts, rejects, criminals, and rebels
in American society and as inhabitants of America's prisons. Few of these authors
are known outside the circles of those who explore and support prison writing,
including the dozens of dedicated writers who have taught prison workshops,
some small presses, and organizations like the Fortune Society and PEN, which
sponsors annual contests for incarcerated writers. If these unknown writers, most
with ...

The Prison And The Gallows

Author: Marie Gottschalk
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139455214
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This book argues that punitive penal policies were forged by particular social movements and interest groups within the constraints of larger institutional structures and historical developments that distinguish the United States from other ...

Prison Literature In America

Author: Howard Bruce Franklin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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A history of prison literature in the U.S. examines the works of those who became writers by virtue of their being defined and treated as criminals

Prison Life In America

Author: Anna Kosof
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 9780531048603
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An account of prison life in America today, both for men and women, emphasizing the dehumanization of the experience and suggesting alternatives.