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The Sound Before the Fury: Attica, Racialized State Violence, and the Neoliberal Turn

Jordan T. Camp

in Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the struggle over the meaning of the 1971 Attica prison uprising, arguing that the racist representation of the rebellion informed the depiction of New York City as synonymous ... More


The Violence of the Supermax: Toward a Phenomenological Aesthetics of Prison Space

Adrian Switzer

in Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265299
eISBN:
9780823266685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265299.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the problem of violence in Supermax prisons from a dual phenomenological and aesthetic perspective. A review of the sociological evidence on the relationship between ... More


Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Robert Dannin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an ethnographic study of African-American Muslims. Drawing on hundreds of interviews conducted over a period of several years, the author provides a look inside the little-understood ... More


Flight, Fright, and Freedom: Delinquency and the Construction of Black Masculinity at the Training School for Boys at St. Charles

Tera Eva Agyepong

in Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago's Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636443
eISBN:
9781469638676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636443.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how demographic changes at the Illinois Training School for Boys at St. Charles were linked to a punitive turn in institutional policies and state juvenile confinement laws. ... More


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