For African American men without a high school diploma, being in prison or jail is more common than being employed—a sobering reality that calls into question post-Civil Rights era social gains.
Medical Apartheid traces the convoluted history of medical experimentation on Black Americans in the United States since the middle of the eighteenth century.
Western philosophy’s relationship with prisons stretches from Plato’s own incarceration to the modern era of mass incarceration. Philosophy Imprisoned: The Love of Wisdom in the Age of Mass Incarce
Contact with the criminal justice system is greater today than at any time in our history.
Progressive Punishment is an ethnographic case study of carceral expansion in Bloomington, Indiana.
Abstract: Nonprofit human rights organization John Brow nLives!
At the start of the twenty-first century, 1 percent of the U.S. population is behind bars. An additional 3 percent is on parole or probation.
This article deals with prison staffing conditions and standards and how they effect the use of solitary confinement in the prison system.