Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 35 items

  • Keywords: prison system x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction and Overview: The Emerging Importance of Prisoner Reentry to Crime and Community

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/9780195160864.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book assembles and analyzes the relevant information pertaining to prisoner reentry: the systems, people, programs, and prospects for implementing a more effective and just system. This chapter ... More


Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Rickie Solinger

Rebecca Sharitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a collection of writings by and about imprisoned women in the United States, a country that jails a larger percentage of its population than any other nation in the world. This work ... More


The System: Fragmented Order and Integrative Dynamics

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the fragmented order and integrative dynamics of the prison system in French Indochina. It suggests that the decentralized and heterogeneous character of the Indochinese prison ... More


The Origins of the Ill-Disciplined Prison

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the possible origins of the ill-disciplined prison system in French Indochina. It explains that the establishment of a colonial prison system in French Indochina during the ... More


Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Charlotte Bedford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Radio produced and broadcast behind prison walls is redefining traditional meanings of ‘public service broadcasting’ and disrupting traditional power structures within the prison system. Focusing on ... More


Prisons and the Colonial Press, 1934–1939

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the relation between colonial prisons and the press in French Indochina during the period from 1934 to 1939. During this period, newspapers featured thousands of stories about ... More


The Law Is a White Dog: How Legal Rituals Make and Unmake Persons

Colin Dayan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691070919
eISBN:
9781400838592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691070919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Abused dogs, prisoners tortured in Guantánamo and supermax facilities, or slaves killed by the state—all are deprived of personhood through legal acts. Such deprivations have recurred throughout ... More


Colonial Prisons in Revolt, 1862–1930

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines a handful of the best-documented prison revolts in French Indochina prior to 1930 to illustrate some of the reasons for the profound instability of the colonial prison system. ... More


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Kjell Magne Bondevik and Kristen Abrams

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first provides a brief historical background of North Korea and discusses the political and economic indicators that have allowed massive human rights violations to take place. Next, it ... More


Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Dan Berger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618241
eISBN:
9781469618265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618241.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a reconsideration of twentieth-century black activism, the prison system, and the origins of mass incarceration. Throughout the civil rights era, radical black activists thrust the ... More


Introduction

Anoma Pieris

in Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book takes on the difficult task of unraveling the penal history of a plural society, focusing on the manner in which ... More


The Colonial Prison

Anoma Pieris

in Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines several permutations of the colonial prison as it evolved across the three Straits Settlements. It focuses on prison models from the early years at the inception of the ... More


Hidden Hands

Anoma Pieris

in Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how the colonial urban plan was inscribed temporally by the activities of penal labor. By rewriting the city as a product of labor subjectivity and exploring the penal ... More


Of Bodies and Borders: The Demography of Incarceration

Ethan Blue

in Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709405
eISBN:
9780814723166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709405.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyzes the demography of incarceration as well as the meaning and practice of arriving in each of these systems. It follows the paths that inmates traveled to border state prisons, and ... More


The prisoners' dilemma in England and Wales

Nicola Lacey

in Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Across the developed world today, there exists striking contrasts in the level and quality of imprisonment. In 2006, the imprisonment rates per 100,000 of the population ranged from about 36 in ... More


Introduction

Ben Crewe

in The Prisoner Society: Power, Adaptation and Social Life in an English Prison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577965
eISBN:
9780191702266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577965.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The book is a study of a medium-security or Category-C men's training prison, known colloquially as a ‘Cat-C’. It seeks to expose and dissect the prison's social anatomy, to illuminate the ... More


Going Berserk for Punishment: A Prelude to Mass Incarceration

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

in Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how California politicians went “berserk in terms of punishment” and helped balloon the prison system to a scale few could have imagined possible in the early 1970s. While ... More


Hubs and Spokes: The Transformation of the British Prison

Emma Kaufman

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

In 2006, the UK government initiated a wide-scale restructuring of both its migration control apparatus and its prison system, culminating in a broad new policy on foreign national prisoners, which ... More


From Can See to Can’t: Agricultural Labor and Industrial Reform on Texas Penal Plantations

Ethan Blue

in Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709405
eISBN:
9780814723166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709405.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses labor in Texas prisons in the 1930s. Since the prison was situated on over seventy thousand acres of fertile agricultural land, labor assignments were geared toward ... More


Brett Story

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This interview surveys the career of Canadian filmmaker Brett Story, from her early attempts to evoke dimensions of modern urban life to her feature The Prison in Twelve Landscapes (2016), a panorama ... More


View: