During the 1970s, grassroots women activists in and outside of prisons forged a radical politics against gender violence and incarceration. Emily L. Thuma traces the making of this anticarceral feminism at the intersections of struggles for racial and economic justice, prisoners' and psychiatric patients' rights, and gender and sexual liberation.
"This text provides students and instructors with a detailed examination of communication in the criminal justice system. Specific issues confronting criminal justice practitioners in their daily activities, including interactions with the public, are explored. T
This book examines the unchecked power of the prosecutor as a driving force in America's mass incarceration crisis--and charts a way out. A prosecutorial shift toward mercy and fairness is crucial to healing our busted criminal justice system, and it's already happening.