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Prisons, protest, and politics.

by Burton M. Atkins

  • 308 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Prisons -- United States,
    • Prisoners -- United States,
    • Prison riots -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Burton M. Atkins & Henry R. Glick.
      SeriesA Spectrum book
      ContributionsGlick, Henry Robert, 1942- joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9471 .A85
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5286323M
      ISBN 100137108060, 0137107986
      LC Control Number72005396

        Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. The lack of safety guarantees for prisoners at some prisons became the fuel for the protest. Female prisoner beaten, paralyzed by Florida prison guards, alleges lawsuit. Cheryl Weimar, a year-old inmate at the Lowell Correctional Institution in Ocala, Florida, filed a lawsuit against.

        This weekend is the Women’s March, the one-year anniversary of what may have been the largest single-day protest in U.S. history. This year, once again, there are scores of marches, gatherings, and rallies planned worldwide. As America looks forward to the elections, and evaluates forecasts (and solemn promises) about , many of us [ ].   The prison protests in California are on an unprecedented scale; amazingly, they involved, at their peak, about two-thirds of the state’s penal facilities. At the beginning of this week, more.

      Chia Thye Poh (born ) is a Singaporean former political prisoner.. Detained under the Internal Security Act of Singapore for allegedly conducting pro-communist activities against the government, he was imprisoned for 23 years without charge or trial and subsequently placed under conditions of house arrest for another nine years – in which he was first confined to the island of Sentosa. Protesters gathered outside of Gov. Gavin Newsom's home in Fair Oaks on Sunday, July 5, , as COVID cases rise in the prison system, causing many prisoners and their families to worry about.


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Prisons, protest, and politics by Burton M. Atkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dope and perversions.” --an inmate. This pervasive atmosphere of hopelessness and violence, combined with a new breed of radical political prisoner acting as catalyst, is the cause of the epidemic of unrest at Attica, Rahway, and other prisons across the country, say the contributors to “Prisons, Protest, and Politics.”.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Atkins, Burton M. Prisons, protest, and politics. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [] (OCoLC) Paperback in overall clean, sound condition with light-to-moderate wear to glossy cover, but no spine crease at all; previous owner's name (twice) at front of book, otherwise interior very good with crisp, apparently unmarked text pages; a collection of essays, by various contributors, on the prison protest movement, Prisons content divided into 4 sections: The Horror of Prisons ~ Civil Rights in Prisons ~ The.

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