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When the prisoners ran Walpole : a true story in the movement for prison abolition

Author: Jamie Bissonette
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : South End Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1971, Attica's prisonyard massacre shocked the public, prisoners, and political leaders across the United States. Massachusetts residents pledged to prevent such slaughter from ever happening there, and the governor agreed. Thus started a move for reform that led eventually to the prisoners at Walpole's Massachusetts Correctional Institute winning control of its day-to-day operations." From the bookjacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Bissonette
ISBN: 9780896087705 0896087700
OCLC Number: 192050085
Description: x, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Preamble: constructing punishment in Massachusetts --
Confronting the moral dilemma of Massachusetts prisons: Francis Sargent and his administration --
The new commissioner: from corrections to abolition --
The beginning: constructing corrections in Massachusetts --
Resistance, rebellion, and declaration: creating a culture of resistance --
Dynamic and determined: the National Prisoners Reform Association--Walpole chapter --
The struggle for voice and sovereignty: the NPRA negotiates power --
Stealing time: the NPRA takes over --
Soul contraband: observers witness terror and change --
Readjustment and resistance: the state police takeback --
The struggle for existence: death knell for reform? --
Those who dared: the promise of abolition.
Responsibility: Jamie Bissonette ; with Ralph Hamm, Robert Dellelo, and Edward Rodman.
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"In 1971, Attica's prisonyard massacre shocked the public, prisoners, and political leaders across the United States. Massachusetts residents pledged to prevent such slaughter from ever happening there, and the governor agreed. Thus started a move for reform that led eventually to the prisoners at Walpole's Massachusetts Correctional Institute winning control of its day-to-day operations." From the bookjacket.

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