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Behind the razor wire portrait of a contemporary American prison system by Michael Jacobson-Hardy

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Prisons -- United States,
  • Prisons -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementphotographs and text by Michael Jacobson-Hardy ; foreword by Angela Y. Davis ; essays by John Edgar Wideman, Marc Mauer, and James Gilligan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9471 .J32 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL364494M
ISBN 100814742408
LC Control Number98024771

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  The collection of essays and art by contributors connected to prisons reveals the many dimensions of life behind the razor wire. Kathy Boudin, a former member of the radical Weather Underground, who served nearly 20 years in prison for her role in a fatal armed robbery, writes in the book: “Prison doesn’t wash off like the sweat after a. The above statement from an essay by John Edgar Wideman illuminates Behind the Razor Wire. The book consists of essays by Angela Davis, Wideman, Marc Mauer and James Gilligan, accompanied by a series of black and white photos of prisons and jails, prisoners and guards in Massachusetts.   Michael Jacobson-Hardy's Behind the Razor Wire: Portrait of a Contemporary American Prison System is a sobering, difficult book. It takes courage to examine the parts of ourselves that we shunt aside, and Jacobson-Hardy does just that. He has spent time visiting and photographing Massachusetts : Michael Jacobson-Hardy.   Heather Tylers Asylum: Voices behind the razor wire is among the most moving and gripping works I have read on the subject of asylum seekers in Australia, and the abhorrent treatment they have received (and continue to receive) at the hands of the government and its private contractors.4/5.