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Introduction

Dan Berger

in Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618241
eISBN:
9781469618265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618241.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter shows how prisoners associated prison life with the pursuit of social justice. It all started with a strike at the Folsom State Prison where prisoners demanded improved ... More


The Prison as Hell, 1848–1860

Jennifer Graber

in The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber.10
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter tells the story of how Quaker Isaac Hopper almost got himself thrown out of the capital. Like many Friends, he refused to show deference to government officials. When he declined to ... More


Sustaining the “Weak and Feeble”: Women Workers and the Georgia State Prison Farm

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/9781469622477.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains the development of Georgia's state prison farm, exploring how black female convicts helped transform the public industrial plantation into a “self-sustaining” entity. These ... More


Introduction

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/9780814709405.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book tells the story of the Great Depression from the state prisons of Texas and California, where the misery of the ... 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 Context

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter three describes how lifers for this study were recruited and the context in which the life history interviews took place. It also touches on the characteristics of the interviewees, and the ... More


: Sentence-Administration Claims: Square Peg in a Round Hole

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the review of administrative decisions made by prison and parole authorities that affect the timing of release from custody. Thousands of state prison inmates who previously ... More


Conclusion

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion reiterates the key frameworks and terms of the book—rightlessness, camp, testimony—as well as its three sites of investigation—Japanese American internment and redress, Haitian ... More


Epilogue

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan H. Mack

in The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This epilogue examines the lessons that can be learned from Lee Boyd Malvo's story. Ten years since the events recounted in the first three chapters of this book, John Muhammad has been executed and ... More


Litigation to End Indeterminate Solitary Confinement in California: The Role of Interdisciplinary and Comparative Experts

Jules Lobel

in Solitary Confinement: Effects, Practices, and Pathways toward Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190947927
eISBN:
9780190947934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947927.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 2012, a group of prisoners brought a class action lawsuit challenging the incarceration of hundreds of prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement of over ten years in California’s Pelican Bay ... More


In the Belly of the Barque

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter recounts the author's participation in the Egyptian excavation site in Tura. The name Tura is notorious in all of Egypt. A few kilometers south of Cairo lies the state prison where ... More


Bad Days: “If You Hit Me, I’m Gonna Hit You Back”

Ruth Nicole Brown

in Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037979
eISBN:
9780252095245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037979.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter foregrounds girls' stories about fighting against a critical literary backdrop of Black girlhood as recounted in June Jordan's (2000) Soldier: A Poet's Childhood, Toni Cade Bambara's ... More


The Independent Evolution of Informed Consent to Research

Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Lisa S. Parker

in Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126778
eISBN:
9780197561386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126778.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

Despite apparent similarities in the issues raised, informed consent in the research setting has evolved quite separately from informed consent to ... More


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