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Glossary of Terms

Tina Reynolds

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/9780520252493.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents a glossary of terms in opposition to the language that society has adopted to unidentify people who have been in conflict with the law. These examples of oppressive terminology ... More


How We Hinder: Legal and Practical Barriers to Reintegration

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the growing number of citizens who have criminal records and the ways in which those records are increasingly being openly shared with the public. It also reviews the evidence ... More


Policing the Daily Lives of Local People

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the daily routines of policing France's growing urban world. Prostitution, illegal gambling, notorious drinking spots, the brawling rivalries between groups of artisans, or ... More


Land of Perpetual Summer: Australian Experiences

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The substantial contribution which immigration from the UK made to the demographic development of Australia began with the arrival of convicts. Without a sufficiency of aboriginal workers, they were ... More


Child of a Convicted Felon

Anonymous

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/9780520252493.003.0079
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author shares her thoughts about her parents, both of whom were convicted felons. At first she did not notice or understand her parents' wrongdoings. To her they looked normal. ... More


No Mercy Here: "Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity"

Sarah Haley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627595
eISBN:
9781469627618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627595.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity provides an analysis of the role of gender ideology in the development of southern punishment after the Civil War, arguing that ... More


Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Talitha L. LeFlouria

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622477
eISBN:
9781469623283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622477.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1868, the state of Georgia began to make its rapidly growing population of prisoners available for hire. The resulting convict leasing system ensnared not only men but also African-American women, ... More


Convict Criminology: Inside and Out

Rod Earle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323648
eISBN:
9781447323662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Convict criminology is the study of criminology by those who have first-hand experience of imprisonment. This is the first single-authored account of this unusual perspective. It begins with an ... More


The Rough Trade

A. Roger Ekirch

in Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202110
eISBN:
9780191675157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202110.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The first phase of the transportation process was exile from England, but there was no proper and clear policy for transportation during those early days. During the trial, and what followed, ... More


Exiles in the Promised Land

A. Roger Ekirch

in Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202110
eISBN:
9780191675157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202110.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chesapeake society saw many troubles after the arrival of large number of convicts into Virginia and Maryland. Soon these white convicts turned servants dominated the ranks of black-workers on the ... More


Epilogue: The Sound of Broken Silence

Talitha L. LeFlouria

in Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622477
eISBN:
9781469623283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622477.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter concludes that it is within the historiographical space of convict labor studies that the women prisoners' contribution to the forging of New South modernity has tended to be measured in ... More


Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Ronit Ricci (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration explores the phenomenon of exile within and from colonial Asia between the seventeenth and early twentieth centuries from several disciplinary ... More


Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the first book to present and contextualize the founding texts of New Caledonia, a country sui generis in the relatively little-known French Pacific. Extracts from literary, ethnographic, and ... More


Conclusion

Ryan A. Quintana

in Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469642222
eISBN:
9781469641089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469642222.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This very brief concluding chapter both summarizes the preceding chapters, and argues that South Carolina’s reliance on the enslaved for their political development was prescient, as unfree labor ... More


Time in the Blues

Julia Simon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190666552
eISBN:
9780190666583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190666552.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Popular

Time in the Blues presents an interdisciplinary analysis of the specific forms of temporality produced by and reflected in the blues. Often described as immediate, spontaneous, and intense, the blues ... More


“Crusade for Justice”: Ida B. Wells and the Power of the Multitude

James Edward Ford III

in Thinking Through Crisis: Depression-Era Black Literature, Theory, and Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286904
eISBN:
9780823288939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286904.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Notebook 2 reframes Ida B Wells as a thinker of the multitude. In her unfinished autobiography Crusade for Justice, Wells sets aside her image as the maverick opposing lynching singlehandedly. Her ... More


James Holt: The Making of a Murderer

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses the case of James Holt, a 16-year-old White Hispanic boy who was sentenced to lifein prison for shooting his parents multiple times while they were asleep. About 14 years after ... More


Follow-Up Studies of Adolescent Parricide Offenders

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides long-term follow-up on eleven adolescent parricide offenders (APOs) the years after they killed one or more parents were evaluated. The chapter considers their experiences in ... More


Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Julian V. Roberts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite very diverse approaches towards punishing crime, all Western jurisdictions punish repeat offenders more harshly (a practice known as the recidivist sentencing premium). For many repeat ... More


Whose Problem is This?

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0026
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the essay, Whose Problem Is This? for the AME Church Review, where Fortune outlined the racial situation of the day. He did not see the problem as being substantially different ... More


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