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Enslaving Prison Bodies: Labor Division, Prison Rape, and the Internal Prison Economy

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 moves from the field to the prison building to reveal how hierarchical prisoner labor arrangements structured an internal prison economy that bought and sold prisoner bodies and services as ... More


Slaving in Prison: A Three-Part Indictment

D. Shawnna and Edaleen Smith

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/9780520252493.003.0063
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents three excerpts from a prisoners' newspaper, The Fire Inside, a publication of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners. The articles lay out a critique of labor conditions ... More


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