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When the prisoners ran Walpole : a true story in the movement for prison abolition

Author: Jamie Bissonette
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : South End Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Bissonette
ISBN: 9780896087705 0896087700
OCLC Number: 1135182143
Description: x, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Preamble : constructing punishment in Massachusetts --
Confronting the moral dilemma of Massachusetts prisons : Francis Sargent and his administration --
The new commissioner : from corrections to abolition --
The beginning : constructing corrections in Massachusetts --
Resistance, rebellion, and declaration : creating a culture of resistance --
Dynamic and determined : the National Prisoners Reform Association --
Walpole chapter --
The struggle for voice and sovereignty : the NPRA negotiates power --
Stealing time : the NPRA takes over --
Soul contraband : observers witness terror and change --
Readjustment and resistance : the state police takeback --
The struggle for existence : death knell for reform? --
Those who dared : the promise of abolition.
Responsibility: Jamie Bissonette ; with Ralph Hamm, Robert Dellelo, and Edward Rodman.
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