Lockdown America

Author: Christian Parenti
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859843031
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A documented look at the criminal justice system in America, "Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis" gives a detailed, critical account of the realities of the prison system.

Lockdown America

Author: Christian Parenti
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This updated edition includes an afterword on the War on Terror, a meditationon surveillance and the specter of terrorism as they help reanimate thecriminal justice attack.

The Executed God

Author: Mark Lewis Taylor
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 1506401457
Size: 17.25 MB
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The new edition of Mark Lewis Taylor’s award-winning The Executed God is both a searing indictment of the structures of “Lockdown America” and a visionary statement of hope.


Author: Houston A. Baker
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231511442
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11. 12. A M E R I C A N M YT h : I L L U S I O NS OF L I B E R T Y A N d jUST
I C E FOR ALL 1. Christian Parenti, Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the
Age of Crisis (New York: Verso, 1999), 239. 2. James Baldwin, Notes of a Native
Son (Boston: Beacon Press, 1984). 3. Lee A. Daniels, ed., The State of Black
America: The Complexity of Progress, 2004, (New York: National Urban League,
2004), 59. 4. Alfred J. Sciarrino, “Civil Rights: Religion in the Public Sphere,”
Howard Law ...

Resistance Against Empire

Author: Derrick Jensen
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 1604860464
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His first book, Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (Verso
Books), is an articulate critique of what he calls the “incipient American police
state.” We've become a country where, in some states, prison budgets exceed
spending on higher learning; where companies like Starbucks, Jansport, and
Microsoft use prison labor in their packaging departments; where Corrections
Corporation of America, the nation's largest private prison operator, was dubbed
a “theme ...

America Is The Prison

Author: Lee Bernstein
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807898325
Size: 24.55 MB
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Clark, Crime in America, 5. 74. Dan Baum, Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs
and the Politics of Failure (Boston: Little, Brown, 1996), 9. 75. Malcolm M. Feeley
and Austin D. Sarat, The Policy Dilemma: Federal Crime Policy and the Law
Enforcement Assistance Administration (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
Press, 1980), 61. 76. Simon, Governing through Crime, 94. 77. Parenti,
Lockdown America, 8. 78. Despite a century of reform movements, “in 1965 only
four states ...

The Columbia Guide To African American History Since 1939

Author: Robert L Harris
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023151087X
Size: 75.57 MB
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Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis. New York: Verso
Books, 1999. Piven, Frances Fox. The New Class War: Reagan's Attack on the
Welfare State and its Consequences. New York: Pantheon Books, 1982. Rank,
Mark Robert. Living on the Edge: The Realities of Welfare in America. New York:
Columbia University Press, 1994. Reeves, Jimmie L., and Richard Campbell.
Cracked Coverage: Television News, The Anti-cocaine Crusade, and the
Reagan Legacy.

The Community Of The Weak

Author: Hans-Peter Geiser
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621896110
Size: 55.72 MB
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1990. Remembering Esperanza: A CulturalPolitical Theology for North American
Praxis. Maryknoll: Orbis. ———. 1997. “Vodou Resistance/Vodou Hope: Forging
a Postmodernism that Liberates.” In Liberation Theologies, Postmodernity, and
the Americas, edited by D. Batstone, E. Mendieta, L. A. Lorentzen, and D. N.
Hopkins, 169–87. New York: Routledge. ———. 2001. The Executed God: The
Way of the Cross in Lockdown America. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress. ———.

Living For The City

Author: Donna Jean Murch
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807895857
Size: 49.71 MB
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Coming Apart: An Informal History of America in the 1960s. New York:
Quadrangle Books, 1971. O'Reilly, Kenneth. Racial Matters: the FBI's Secret File
on Black America, 1960–1972. New York: Collier Macmillan, 1989. Orleck,
Annelise. Storming Caesar's Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War
on Poverty. New York: Beacon Press, 2006. Parenti, Christian. Lockdown
America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis. New York: Verso, 1999.
Patterson, James T. Grand ...