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Titel: Prison Masculinities PB
Autor/en: Don Sabo
Autor/en: Don Sabo
TEMPLE UNIV PR
Januar 2001 - kartoniert - 296 Seiten
Activists, academics, and prisoners shed light on male hierarchy in prison and in society.
Acknowledgments Part I: Introduction Gender and the Politics of Punishment - Don Sabo, Terry A. Kupers, and Willie London Part II: Historical Roots and Contemporary Trends Penitence for the Privileged: Manhood, Race, and Penitentiaries in Early America - Mark E. Kann Race, Gender, and Prison History: From the Convict Lease System to the Supermax Prison - Angela Y. Davis Crime, Politics, and Community since the 1990s - Marc Mauer The Elements of Crime - Anthony Thomas A World Without Softness - Willie London Slave Ship - Steve Fraley Part III: The Social Construction of Prison Masculinities Doing Time, Doing Masculinity: Sports and Prisons - Don Saho Masculinities, Crime and Prison - James W. Messerschmidt Grappling with Issues of Privilege: A Male Prison Worker's Perspective - David Denborough The Culture of Transgression: Initiations into the Homosociality of a Midwestern State Prison - Carl Bryan Holmberg Male Prisoners: Privacy, Suffering, and the Legal Construction of Masculinity - Nancy Levit Boyz II Men - Horace Bell Devil's Den - Horace Bell My Mother Death - Willie London Prison Friendships - Derrick Corley Part IV: Sexualities, Sexual Violence, and Intimacy in Prison Rape and the Prison Code - Terry A. Kupers A Million Jockers, Punks, and Queens - Stephen "Donny" Donaldson The Story of a Black Punk - Anonymous The Wall of Silence: Prison Rape and Feminist Politics - Susanne V. Paczensky A Moment - O'Neil Stough Caged and Celibate - Mumia Abu-Jamal The Phone - Michael Keck Be Not So Quick to Judge - Alice Reflections - Carlos Hornsby Skin Blind - Dan Pens Once More I Dream - Stephen Wayne Anderson Part V: Men's Health in Prison Preventive Health Strategies for Men in Prison - Will H. Courtenay and Don Sabo Sentence--Death by Lethal Infection: IV-Drug Use and Infectious Disease Transmission in North American Prisons - Carol Polych and Don Sabo Deliberate Indifference - O'Neil Stough Mental Health in Men's Prisons - Terry A. Kupers Night Crier - Rudy Chato Paul Sr. Part VI: Prison Reform, Reforming Prison Masculinities Scars - Jarvis Masters Boys are Not Men: Notes on Working with Adolescent Males in Juvenile Detention - Jackson Katz Support Groups for Men in Prison: The Fellowship of the King of Hearts - Harris Breiman and T. Pete Bonner The Anti-Exploits of Men Against Sexism, 1977-78 - Daniel Burton-Rose Men Helping Men: Facilitating Therapy Groups for Sex Offenders - Charles J. Sabatino Litigation, Advocacy, and Self-Respect - Donald Specter and Terry A. Kupers Rehabilitating Prison Labor: The Uses of Imprisoned Masculinity - Christian Parenti Reentry: Prospects for Postrelease Success - Lige Dailey Jr. For Further Reading About the Contributors Index
"A remarkable book, which confirms our worst fears about the ongoing failure of the U.S. prison system. And yet if offers real hope, real ideas for change. Every legislator in America should be locked in Solitary and forced to read Prison Masculinities." - Tom Fontana, creator of Oz "The enforced sequestration of men and women results in hard time, and invites adaptive responses that can often be unseemly, ugly, and destructive. This book shows how male prisons have becme stages for the display and posturing of caricatured masculinity, including the victimization of vulnerable fellow-prisoners. The contribution is impotant, timely, and challenging." - Hans Toch, Distinguished Professor, School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, SUNY, and author of Mosaic of Despair and Corrections: A Humanistic Approach "...an intricate puzzle piece to anyone wishing to comprehend the byproducts of American culture and the criminal justice system." - BLU "This sobering collection of essays, scientific findings, poems and heart-breaking testimonials paints a picture of a prison system held hostage by troubled masculinity." - Empire: Gay Man's Guide to Life "Prison Masculinities provides an insightful look at the way that masculinity circulates in prisons and on the street. ...a long overdue examination of the hypermasculinity adopted within prisons in response to the fact that prisons are intended, among other things, to emasculate inmates. ... This book is a call to arms to not only re-examine the oppressive structures of prison, but to look at prisons as a microcosm of a society that has perverted the definition of manhood, so that it has come to oppress not only women, but men as well." - Fortune News
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