Ben Franklin’s World Jen Manion American prisons are overcrowded. The… Read More »Liberty’s Prisoners: Prisons & Prison Life in Early America
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Michel Foucault In this important work, Foucault suggests that such vaunted reforms… Read More »Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison
New Political Science 34.1 Marcelo Hoffman February 14, 2002 Shocked… Read More »Foucault and the “Lesson” of the Prisoner Support Movement
Radical History Review Dylan Rodríguez October 1, 2006 Article about… Read More »(Non)Scenes of Captivity: The Common Sense of Punishment and Death