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Prison nation : the warehousing of America's poor

Author: Tara Herivel; Paul Wright
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
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Publisher description -- Prison Nation is a distant dispatch from a foreign and forbidden place--the world of America's prisons. Written by prisoners, social critics and luminaries of investigative reporting, Prison Nation testifies to the current state of America's prisoners' living conditions and political concerns. These concerns are not normally the concerns of most Americans, but they should be. From  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Herivel; Paul Wright
ISBN: 0415935377 9780415935371 0415935385 9780415935388
OCLC Number: 51271912
Description: 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The warehousing of America's poor --
Two million swept away --
Making a buck off the prisoner's back --
The private prison industry --
Malign neglect : prison medicine --
Rape, racism, and repression --
The bars to prison litigation.
Other Titles: Warehousing of America's poor
Responsibility: edited by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright.
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