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The New Abolitionists: (Neo)Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings

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This collection of essays and interviews provides a frank look at the nature and purposes of prisons in the United States from the perspective of the prisoners. Written by Native American, African American, Latino, Asian, and European American prisoners, the book examines captivity and democracy, the racial "other," gender and violence, and the stigma of a suspect humanity. Contributors include those incarcerated for social and political acts, such as conscientious objection, antiwar activism, black liberation, and gang ...

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The New Abolitionists: (neo)Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings
2005, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791464861

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The New Abolitionists: (neo)Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings
2005, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791464854

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