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Behind bars : Latino/as and prison in the United States

Author: Suzanne Oboler
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book addresses the complex issue of incarceration of Latino/as and offers a comprehensive overview of such topics as deportations in historical context, a case study of latino/a resistance to prisons in the 70s, the issues of youth and and girls prisons, and the post incarceration experience. This book addresses the complex issue of incarceration of Latino/as and offers a comprehensive overview of such topics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Elektronisches Buch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Oboler
ISBN: 9780230101470 023010147X
OCLC Number: 732278707
Notes: Originally published in: 2009.
Description: Online-Datei (308 Seiten)
Details: Adobe Ebook Reader.
Contents: Vivir en el olvido: Behind Bars - Latino/as and Prison in the United States - Suzanne Oboler * Latinas/os and US Prisons: Trends and Challenges - Jose Luis Morin * Pursuant to Deportation: Latinos and Immigrant Detention - David M. Hernandez * . 'Nuestras vidas corren casi paralelas': Chicanos, Independentistas, and the Prison Rebellions in Leavenworth, 1969-1972 - Alan Eladio Gomez * The Racial Politics of Youth Crime - Victor M. Rios * Latinas in U.S. Juvenile Detention: Turning Adversity to Advantage - Laurie Schaffner * Lost Votes, Lost Bodies, Lost Jobs: The Effects of Mass Incarceration on Latino Civic Engagement - Juan Cartagena * Checkpoint in Montebello: Inciting Riots, Up Against the Wall and Earning the Right to be on the Street with Signs that Say, "Reten" - Mercedes Castillo * The Interpreter as a Bridge: Language Issues in Chicago's Cook County Jail - Laura E. Garcia * Interpreting After the Largest Ice Raid in U.S. History: A Personal Account - Erik Camayd-Freixas * Waste is a Terrible Thing to Mind - Dicxon Valderruten * Closing The Gap: Mentoring Latina Students to Reach Out to Incarcerated Latinas - Marcia Esparza * Latino Visual Culture Behind Bars: Artistic Inspiration and Redemption Within the Bowels of Despair - Victor A. Sorell * "I Was Armed with My Dignity Intact": An Interview with raulrsalinas - Alan Eladio Gomez * Peltier I; Peltier II - raulrsalinas * "Estoy Como Cuero de Jicotea, Que Ni Las Balas Me Pasan": An Interview with Rafael Cancel Miranda - Gabriel Torres Rivera * La Alegria de Tener Verguenza - Rafael Cancel Miranda * Chicana(o)/Latina(o) Prisoners: Ethical and Methodological Considerations, Collaborative Research Methods and Case Studies - Juanita Diaz-Cotto * Chicano Convicts, Human Rights Regimes and a New Paradigm for Prisoner Rights Activism Today - B. V. Olguin
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Oboler.

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This book addresses the complex issue of incarceration of Latino/as and offers a comprehensive overview of such topics as deportations in historical context, a case study of latino/a resistance to  Read more...

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