Locked Down, Locked Out : Why Prison Doesn''t Work and How We Can Do Better
By: Schenwar, Maya.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: San Francisco, US : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (303 p.).ISBN: 9781626562714.Subject(s): Alternatives to imprisonment -- United States | Corrections -- United States | Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States | Imprisonment -- United States | Justice, Administration of -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Locked Down, Locked Out : Why Prison Doesn''t Work and How We Can Do BetterDDC classification: 364.60973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction Into the Hole; Part One: Coming Apart; 1 The Visiting Room; 2 The 100-Year Communication Rewind; 3 On the Homefront; 4 "Only Her First Bid"; 5 Disposable Babies; Part Two: Coming Together; 6 The Case for a Pen Pal; 7 Working from the Inside Out: Decarcerate!; 8 Telling Stories; 9 The Peace Room; 10 A Wakeup; Epilogue: Not an Ending; Notes; Resources; Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author; Footnotes; Introfn; Ch05fn; Ch08fn; Ch09fn
Through the stories of prisoners and their families, including her own family's experiences, Maya Schenwar shows how the institution that locks up 2.3 million Americans and decimates poor communities of color is shredding the ties that, if nurtured, could foster real collective safety. As she vividly depicts here, incarceration takes away the very things that might enable people to build better lives. But looking toward a future beyond imprisonment, Schenwar profiles community-based initiatives that successfully deal with problems-both individual harm and larger social wrongs-through connectio
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