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States of confinement : policing, detention, and prisons

Author: Joy James
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : Rev. and updated, 1. Palgrave paperback edView all editions and formats
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The United States has the highest incarceration and execution rate in the industrialized world. Using a broad multicultural approach, "States of Confinement" uncovers the political, social, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy James
ISBN: 0312217773 9780312217778 0312294506 9780312294502
OCLC Number: 231942528
Description: XVI, 368 Seiten
Contents: Introduction; J.James PART I: EXECUTIONS Testimony: R.Meeropol 'Give Me Death': Capital Punishment and the Limits of American Citizenship; L.Bernstein Sentencing Children to Death; S.Hawkins The Ordeal of Mumia Abu-Jamal; D.Williams PART II: BLACKS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE Black Radicalism and an Economy of Incarceration; M.Marable From the Convict Lease System to the Supermax Prison; A. Y.Davis Young Black Americans and the Criminal Justice System; M.Mauer The New Black Leadership: Gang-Related?; S.Muwakkil Black Women and Gangs; A.K.Wing PART III: GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND CONFINEMENT Programming and Health Care Accessibility for Incarcerated Women; J.Belknap Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Studies of Incarceration; J.Diaz-Cotto Imprisoned Native Women and Native Traditions; L.Ross Militarized Prostitution in Asia and the United States; A.Suh HIV, AIDS, and Rape in Texas Prisons; B.Rodriquez Ritual Killings: Anti-Gay Violence and Reasonable Justice; A.J.Rosga PART IV: POLICING All the Brother Wanted Was a Ride: Lynching and Police Powers in Texas; L.Gaither Surplus Value: The Political Economy of Prisons and Policing; D.T.Goldberg The Militarization of the Police in the United States; G.Torres & D.A.Love State Violence, Asian Immigrants, and the 'Underclass'; E.Tang The INS and the Criminalization of Immigrant Workers; J.A.Su The New Surveillance; G.Marx PART V: POLITICAL REPRESSION AND RESISTANCE The Grand Jury; M.Ratner & M.Ratner At the Constitution's Edge: Arab Americans and Civil Liberties; H.Ibish Political Incarceration; J.Lopez It's Time to Bring Our Political Prisoners Home; D.Willmott Earthfirst! and the FBI; J.Bari
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