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Inventing the savage : the social construction of Native American criminality

Author: Luana Ross
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this pathfinding study, Ross draws upon the life histories of imprisoned Native American women to demonstrate how race/ethnicity, gender, and class contribute to the criminalizing of various behaviors and subsequent incarceration rates. Drawing on the Native women's own words, she reveals the violence in their lives prior to incarceration, their respective responses to it, and how those responses affect their  Read more...
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Ross, Luana, 1949-
Inventing the savage.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605404397
Online version:
Ross, Luana, 1949-
Inventing the savage.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1998
(OCoLC)609267906
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luana Ross
ISBN: 0292770855 9780292770850 0292770847 9780292770843
OCLC Number: 36969739
Description: x, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Colonization and the social construction of deviance --
Worlds collide: new world, new Indians --
Racializing Montana: the creation of "bad Indians" continues --
Creating dangerous women: narratives of imprisoned Native American and white women --
Prisoner profile: past and present --
Lives dictated by violence --
Experiences of women in prison: "they keep me at a level where they can control me" --
Rehabilitation or control: "what are they trying to do? destroy me?" --
Prison subculture: "it's all a game and it doesn't make sense to me" --
Motherhood imprisoned: images and concerns of imprisoned mothers --
Double punishment: weak institutional support for imprisoned mothers --
Rehabilitation and healing of imprisoned mothers --
Narrative of a Native woman on the outside: Gloria Wells Norlin (Ka min di tat).
Responsibility: by Luana Ross.
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Demonstrates how race/ethnicity, gender, and class contribute to the criminalizing of various behaviours and incarceration rates. This book draws on the Native women's own words, and reveals the  Read more...

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