Are Prisons Obsolete

Author: Angela Y. Davis
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1609801040
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Few predicted its passing from the American penal landscape. Davis expertly argues how social movements transformed these social, political and cultural institutions, and made such practices untenable. In Are Prisons Obsolete?

Quicklet On Angela Y Davis S Are Prisons Obsolete

Author: Nicole Bemboom
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ABOUT THE BOOK Dr. Angela Y. Davis’ Are Prisons Obsolete? is a formative work about prison abolition. She explores and critiques the American penal system. The work is especially significant as the prison system continues to grow.

Doing Time

Author: Soham Bose
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This thesis analyzes the political, social, legal and metaphysical aspects of the "black experience of incarceration" through Angela Davis's controversial work, Are Prisons Obsolete? (2010).

The Return Of The Lazarus Generation

Author: Michael E. Evans
Publisher: Armour of Light Publishing
ISBN: 0981712002
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The subtitle of this chapter is taken directly from the title of Angela Davis' 2003
book, Are Prisons Obsolete?. In light of that fact, I probably need to begin with the
disclaimer that I love (I am an adoring fan of) Angela Davis. I've never met Angela

Good Punishment

Author: James Samuel Logan
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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See Steven Spitzer's “Toward a Marxist Theory of Deviance,” Social Problems 22
(1975): 638-51 and Christian Parenti's Lockdown America: Prison in the Age of
Crisis, pp. 45-46. 66. Angela Y. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? (New York: Seven ...

Rethinking Punishment In The Era Of Mass Incarceration

Author: Chris W. Surprenant
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351692402
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1 Angela Davis powerfully details this point in the introduction to Are Prisons
Obsolete? (2003). I hope this chapter can contribute to the same project by
encouraging a critical self-examination of our investments in prison, especially for
those ...

Reading Is My Window

Author: Megan Sweeney
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807898352
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Writing in 2003, Angela Davis argues, “No one—not even the most ardent
defenders of the supermax—would try to argue today that absolute segregation ...
is restorative and healing” (Are Prisons Obsolete?, 50). Yet the majority decision
in ...

Southern Mercy

Author: Annette Louise Bickford
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442663537
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(London: Routledge, 2000), 12; David Cayley, The Expanding Prison (New York:
Anansi Press, 1998), 4, 21–2, 24–6; Angela Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? (New
York: Seven Stories Press, 2003), 85–6, 92; Michelle Alexander, The New Jim ...

Abolition Democracy

Author: Angela Y. Davis
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1609801032
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Discussing the most recent disclosures about the disavowed "chain of command," and the formal reports by the Red Cross and Human Rights Watch denouncing U.S. violation of human rights and the laws of war in Guantánamo, Afghanistan and Iraq ...

Passion In Philosophy

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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37. Foucault, “Nietzsche, Genealogy, and History,” 163. 38. Ibid. 39. Ibid., 153. 40
. Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, 29. 41. Foucault, “
Nietzsche, Genealogy, and History,” 158. 42. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete?, 16.