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No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity

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"In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries imprisoned black women faced wrenching forms of gendered racial terror and heinous structures of economic exploitation. Exposed to violence and rape, subjugated on chain gangs and as convict laborers, and forced to serve additional time as domestic workers before they were allowed their freedom, black women faced a pitiless system of violence, terror, and debasement. Drawing upon black feminist criticism and a diverse array of archival materials, Sarah Haley uncovers ...

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No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity
2019, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469652221

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No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity
2016, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469627595

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