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Working for justice : a handbook of prison education and activism

Author: Stephen J Hartnett; Eleanor Novek; Jennifer K Wood
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection documents the efforts of the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education collective (PCARE) to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and activism. Through life-changing programs in a dozen states (Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin), PCARE works with prisoners, in prisons, and in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Hartnett; Eleanor Novek; Jennifer K Wood
ISBN: 9780252094965 0252094964
OCLC Number: 1004351482
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2013.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: CoverTitle PageCopyrightContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Working for Justice in the Age of Mass IncarcerationPart I. Working on the Inside: The Transformative Potential of Prison EducationChapter 1. Kings, Warriors, Magicians, and Lovers: Alternative Performances of Masculinity in PrisonChapter 2. Service-Learning in Prison Facilities: Interaction as a Source of TransformationChapter 3. Writing Your Way to Freedom: Autobiography as Inquiry in Prison Writing WorkshopsPart II. Working on the Outside: Building New Selves and Strong CommunitiesChapter 4. "Courtesy Incarceration": Exploring Family Members' Experiences of ImprisonmentChapter 5. Serving Time by Coming Home: Communicating Hope through a Reentry CourtChapter 6. Life After Incarceration: Exploring Identity in Reentry Programs for WomePart III. Working on the Media: Representations of Prisons and Prison ActivismChapter 7. Challenging the Media-Incarceration Complex through Media EducationChapter 8. "Prisoners Rise, Rise, Rise!": Hip Hop as a Ciceronian Approach to Prison ProtestPart IV. Working on the Futures of Prison ActivismChapter 9. "A Fate Worse than Death": Reform, Abolition, and Life without Parole in Anti-DeathChapter 10. "People Like Us": A New Ethic of Prison Advocacy in Racialized AmericaBibliographyContributorsIndex
Responsibility: Stephen John Hartnett, Eleanor Novek, and Jennifer K. Wood.

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This collection documents the efforts of the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education collective (PCARE) to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and activism. Through life-changing programs in a dozen states (Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin), PCARE works with prisoners, in prisons, and in communities to reclaim justice from the prison-industrial complex.

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"The ten essays in this book set examples for and encourage imaginative redirections in education inside and outside of the prison, as well as transitional and community supports, advocacy, and Read more...

 
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