University of Chicago press Daniel LaChance November 1, 2016 In… Read More »Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment in the United States
Prison and Society
This theme covers prison’s multiple roles in contemporary society, including the ways imprisonment structures, and is structured by, other institutions. Users looking for material on the economic and social functions of prison will find it here. We welcome feedback on this organization during our beta period.
Michel Foucault In this important work, Foucault suggests that such vaunted reforms… Read More »Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Regina Kunzel Sex is usually assumed to be a closely… Read More »Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexuality
Yale University Press Keramet Reiter Originally meant to be brief… Read More »23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement
University of Minnesota Genevieve Romain, Dustin Sjong, Matthew D. Frater,… Read More »Understanding Carceral Fort Snelling in Public Education
UNC-Chapel Hill, American Studies Elijah Gaddis and Seth Kotch direct… Read More »The Red Record: Revealing Lynching in North Carolina