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Challenging the prison-industrial complex : activism, arts, and educational alternatives

Author: Stephen J Hartnett
Publisher: Urbana University of Illinois Press c 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An intrepid and reasoned call for empowerment over incarceration


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Hartnett
ISBN: 0252035828 0252077709 9780252035821 9780252077708
OCLC Number: 838383238
Description: x, 291, [8] Seiten color Illustrationen 23 cm
Contents: Building an abolition democracy; or, the fight against public fear, private benefits, and prison expansion / Erica R. Meiners --
Poem. Another day in the Champaign County Jail / Dennis Mansker --
Militarizing the police : Officer Jon Burge, torture, and war in the "urban jungle" / Julilly Kohler-Hausmann --
Poem. Gotta be careful where ya plant ya feet / Marvin Mays --
Killing democracy; or, how the drug war drives the prison-industrial complex / Daniel Mark Larson --
Poem. Another day / Erika Baro --
Teaching you to love fear : television news and racial stereotypes in a punishing democracy / Travis L. Dixon --
Poem. In search of salvation / William T. Smith --
Diagnosing the schools-to-prisons pipeline : maximum security, minimum learning / Rose Braz and Myesha Williams --
A piece of the reply : the Prison Creative Arts Project and practicing resistance / Buzz Alexander --
Poem. The poet's corner / George Hall --
Each one reach one : playwriting and community activism as redemption and prevention / Robin Sohnen --
Poem. Devil talks / Robert "Chicago" McCollum --
Fostering cultures of achievement in urban schools : how to work toward the abolition of the schools-to-prisons pipeline / Garrett Albert Duncan --
Poem. January 3, 2009 / Nicole Monahan --
Humanizing education behind bars : Shakespeare and the theater of empowerment / Jonathan Shailor --
Poem. Anger / Kenneth Sean Kelly --
Breaking down the walls : inside-out learning and the pedagogy of transformation / Lori Pompa.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen John Hartnett


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