Incarceration nation

investigative prison poems of hope and terror by Stephen J. Hartnett

Publisher: AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, CA

Written in English
Cover of: Incarceration nation | Stephen J. Hartnett
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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Prisoners" writings, American -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Prisoners -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
  • Imprisonment in literature.,
  • Prisoners in literature.,
  • Prisons in literature.,
  • Terror in literature.,
  • Hope in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementStephen John Hartnett.
SeriesCrossroads in qualitative inquiry ;, v. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS153.P74 H37 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 181 p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3686278M
ISBN 100759104190, 0759104204
LC Control Number2003049550

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Incarceration Nations Network Some 11 million people worldwide are currently behind bars. This number is steadily increasing: Between andthe prison population grew in 78 percent of all countries; between and it showed an increase of almost 20 percent.

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We are the world’s top jailer, have among the longest sentences, and tolerate shocking racial disparities in. Certain to be controversial, this powerful book exposes a side of American life that many wish to keep hiddenNorman K.

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