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The Violence of Incarceration


Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events and the inhumanity and degradation of domestic prisons within the 'allied' states, including the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK and Ireland. The central theme is that the revelations of extreme brutality perpetrated by allied ...

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    • Title: The Violence of Incarceration by Phil Scraton
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9780415963138, 0415963133
    • eText ISBN: 9781135894344
    • Edition: 2008 1st edition
    • Format: PDF eBook

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