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Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Judah Schept

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Progressive Punishment is an ethnographic case study of carceral expansion in Bloomington, Indiana. The book focuses primarily on the logics, discourses, spatial dimensions, and historical context of ... More


Jailed

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

The attacking of the Pearl Harbor by the Japanese resulted in a war and unrest. It was this time that Clark Terry decided to go back to St. Louis. To earn some money, he took a gig at the Southern ... More


“Red Neck” and “Unsocialized,” with “Subcultural Norms and Values”: Constructing Cultural Poverty and Caring Cages

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Part 2, which contains chapters 3 and 4, focuses narrowly on the logics of crime and punishment that constructed a population in need of carceral treatment and a benevolent complex of facilities to ... 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


Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Carolyn Sufrin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation's jails every year. What happens to them as they carry their pregnancies in a space of punishment? In this time when the public safety net is ... More


Post-Prison and Posthumous Works

Josephine M. Guy and Ian Small

in Oscar Wilde's Profession: Writing and the Culture Industry in the Late Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187288
eISBN:
9780191674686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187288.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Oscar Wilde's post-prison and posthumous works. Wilde's arrest compromised his reputation and he was never again in his lifetime to be the dramatist whose satire was performed ... More


Two Prophets at Kirtland

Paul E. Johnson and Sean Wilentz

in The Kingdom of Matthias

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195098358
eISBN:
9780199854134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098358.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This section provides the settings to which the Prophet Matthias—four months out of jail, who was found guilty of contempt of court and malicious assault on his own daughter—arrived at Kirtland on ... More


Epilogue

Paul E. Johnson and Sean Wilentz

in The Kingdom of Matthias

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195098358
eISBN:
9780199854134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098358.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This section provides details of the aftermath of the Prophet Matthias's incarceration and conveys various newspapers' accounts at the outcome of Matthias's trial. It reports that Matthias's ... More


The Law and Violence

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The most extensive and valuable material on violence in late-medieval East Anglia is contained in the legal records of two courts, the King's Bench and gaol delivery. This chapter provides a study of ... More


The King’s Forgiveness: Earthly Intercessions and Legal Culture

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Looks at excuses murderers could use to reduce their sentences, in particular those derived from drinking and other mitigating factors. It examines also the favorable treatment granted to Indians, ... More


Triaging the Everyday, Every Day

Carolyn Sufrin

in Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explains how triage in the intake jail, CJ1, possess the hallmarks of decision-making and prioritizing that characterize the medical triage seen in emergency rooms and disaster zones. ... More


Mary Carpenter and feminine ‘rescue’ from Europe, 1866–77

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The new feminine prototype of the Eurasian schoolgirl was the outcome of official racialised policy concerning female education after 1860. Statecraft now fused this policy preference with the strong ... More


Cultural Affirmation of Non-Criminal Identity

Anindita Mukhopadhyay

in Behind The Mask: The Cultural Definition of the Legal Subject in Colonial Bengal (1715-1911)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680836
eISBN:
9780199080700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680836.003.0026
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the assumptions of the bhadralok about the ideal nature of the rule of law, which fed into the construction of the nation. It deals with the development of a mindset of the ... More


Cultivating Ambiguity: Normalizing Care in the Jail Clinic

Carolyn Sufrin

in Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter looks at how jail health workers are constantly confronted with the incoherence of the ostensibly coherent domains of carcerality and biomedical care. Such attention to ambiguity in ... More


Home truths: how minorities live

Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse

in The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082771
eISBN:
9781781702901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082771.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows the living environment and conditions of the minorities. It reports on earlier studies that cover a wide range of topics, including the health of the minorities and migrants, and ... More


Lit by Each Other’s Light: Women’s Writing at Cook County Jail

Anne Fowell Stanford

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0033
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Cook County Jail in Chicago detains between 1,100 and 1,200 women on any given day, most of whom are there for non-violent offenses. The author of this chapter talks about when she started offering ... More


Violent Interruptions

Noelle Paley and Joshua Price

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0085
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The criminal justice system can interrupt the reproductive lives of poor women of color and poor white women in many different ways; separate them from their offspring and their loved ones; and tear ... More


Commissions

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the role of the commission in the judicial system in England during the Tudor period. During this period, the judicial system was still heavily dependent on commissions ... More


Palestinian Prisoners from Oslo to Annapolis

Sufian Abu Zaida

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The issue of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails is considered one of the most sensitive for the Palestinian people. It is central to all of the different Palestinian organizations, their ... More


Trials and Tribulations

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recounts his trial and imprisonment as a result of his resistance to the draft. He first talks about his one-day trial before the U.S. District Court in Syracuse, presided by Judge Edmund ... More


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