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Incarceration nations : a journey to justice in prisons around the world / Baz Dreisinger.

Dreisinger, Baz, 1976- author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton County Public Library - Fowler 365 DRE (Text) 34044000873537 ADULT NONFICTION Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 365 Dre (Text) 32604000204257 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 365 DREISINGER (Text) 33946003085201 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 365 DRE (Text) 39391006724213 Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781590517277
  • ISBN: 159051727X
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-325).
Formatted Contents Note: Revenge & reconciliation / Rwanda -- Sorry / South Africa -- The arts behind bars / Uganda & Jamaica -- Women and drama / Thailand -- Solitary and supermaxes / Brazil -- Private prisons / Australia -- Reentry / Singapore -- Justice? / Norway.
Summary, etc.: "Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger looks into the human stories of incarcerated men and women and those who imprison them, creating a jarring, poignant view of a world to which most are denied access, and a rethinking of one of America's most far-reaching global exports: the modern prison complex. From serving as a restorative justice facilitator in a notorious South African prison and working with genocide survivors in Rwanda, to launching a creative writing class in an overcrowded Ugandan prison and coordinating a drama workshop for women prisoners in Thailand, Dreisinger examines the world behind bars with equal parts empathy and intellect. She journeys to Jamaica to visit a prison music program, to Singapore to learn about approaches to prisoner reentry, to Australia to grapple with the bottom line of private prisons, to a federal supermax in Brazil to confront the horrors of solitary confinement, and finally to the so-called model prisons of Norway. Incarceration Nations concludes with climactic lessons about the past, present, and future of justice."--Publisher's description
Subject: Imprisonment.
Corrections.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration.
Criminal justice, Administration of.

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