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Are Prisons Obsolete?
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Angela Yvonne Davis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Since the 1980s prison construction and incarceration rates in the U.S. have been rising exponentially, evoking huge public concern about their proliferation, their recent privatisation and their promise of enormous profits. But these prisons house hugely disproportionate numbers of people of colour, betraying the racism embedded in the system, while
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Angela Y. Davis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-08 - Publisher:

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life; the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances
Quicklet on Angela Y. Davis's Are Prisons Obsolete?
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Nicole Bemboom
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-24 - Publisher: Hyperink Inc

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. She does not call for prison reform—although conditions will need to be ameliorated
Are prisons obsolete?
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Angela Yvonne Davis
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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Abolition Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Angela Y. Davis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-04 - Publisher: Seven Stories Press

Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world’s leading democracy. It is within this