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Straight up! From HMP to PhD

Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski describes his journey from growing up in poverty on a council estate in London, dropping out of school to deal drugs and ending up in prison. In prison The Open ... More


Prison education: a Northern European wicked policy problem?

Gerry Czerniawski

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

‘Wicked policy problems’ are defined as complex, not fully understood by policy makers, highly resistant to change and seemingly immune to any evidence likely to bring about change for the better. ... More


Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Stephen John Hartnett, Eleanor Novek, and Jennifer K. Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book documents the efforts of the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education collective (PCARE) to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and activism. Through ... More


Introduction: Working for Justice in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Stephen John Hartnett, Eleanor Novek, and Jennifer K. Wood

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter discusses how the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education Collective (PCARE) attempts to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and ... More


Democratic Innovation in Criminal Justice

Albert W. Dzur

in Democracy Inside: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190658663
eISBN:
9780190919214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658663.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Criminal justice institutions contain multiple access points for innovation, and the professionals working in them have normative, political, and economic motivations for improvement. While dominant ... More


Concluding Meditations

Joshua Dubler and Vincent W. Lloyd

in Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190949150
eISBN:
9780190949181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949150.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religious Studies

In two concluding vignettes, the authors gesture toward how the religious traditions of their divergent upbringings inform their respective abolitionist commitments. Dubler, who was raised an ... More


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