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Of course we need to keep the public safe from dangerous offenders, but how many of our 9798 prison population really pose a risk to the community? 78 more words
Observations on Rosemary Gartner and Candace Kruttschnitt's Article, "Woman and Imprisonment: A Case Study of Two California Prisons"
- I agree completely with authors Rosemary Gartner and Candace Kruttschnitt, researchers cannot just study women’s “backgrounds, adaptations, and needs” (367). Research must ask the “broader questions about the purposes and practices of imprisonment, and the ways in which these are gendered” (367). 225 more words
As the wave of revolt in the US prison system continues, more and more people are finding themselves targeted for reprisals by the prison authorities. These people are taking incredible risks to challenge an unjust system, and knowing that there’s people on the outside paying attention can have a real impact on the confidence of both the rebels and the authorities. 1,563 more words