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Serving Time With the Government: Federal Penitentiaries

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King analyses segregation in federal prisons—institutions that he argues reproduced segregationist pressures ever since the 1930 establishment of the Bureau of Prisons through the 1960s, even in ... More


Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Mike Hough, Rob Allen, and Enver Solomon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is a response to controversial proposals for prisons and sentencing set out in by Lord Patrick Carter's ‘Review of Prisons’, published in 2007. The Carter review proposed the construction ... More


Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Zoe A. Colley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, thousands of people were incarcerated in southern jails as a result of their involvement with the civil rights movement. This book follows those activists inside ... More


Navigating the Maze

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In Chapter 3, I provide an overview of the complex network of health care systems, and why working with community-based coalitions is critical. This is our next principle for social change: the ... More


‘Out With the Warrants, Set On the G Men, Roll Up the Black Marias, Fill Up the Jails’: June 1918–July 1919

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The period from the summer of 1918 to the summer of 1919 marks a trough between two great waves of hunger strike protest. The period did not, however, see a respite for the General Prisons Board of ... More


Combating the ‘Sinn Fein Movement’ in Britain: The Response of the Authorities, 1919–1923

Gerard Noonan

in The IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: 'In the Heart of Enemy Lines'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380260
eISBN:
9781781387191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380260.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter studies the reaction of the authorities to the threat posed by Irish republicanism in Britain, 1919–1923. The political situation in post-war Britain and the British Empire, the context ... More


Concepts of liberty: freedom, laissez-faire and the state after Britain's abolition of slavery

Richard Huzzey

in Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1830, an article in the Monthly Repository argued that ‘the proper use of government is to teach men the true enjoyment of their liberties’. The ‘men’ in this declaration were slave-holders. And ... More


The Iraq Effect (2003–5)

Petter Nesser

in Islamist Terrorism in Europe: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264024
eISBN:
9780190638566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264024.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The chapter examines the Madrid attacks (M-11) and the murder of Theo van Gogh in the Netherlands in 2004, and looks at the occupation and invasion of Iraq as a motivation for jihadi terrorism in ... More


The Final Stop: Sentencing and Confinement

Wadie E. Said

in Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199969494
eISBN:
9780190234171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969494.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This final chapter arrives at the end of the line, where convicted defendants can be sentenced under a special sentencing enhancement that allows for dramatically heightened penalties if the offense ... More


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