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Behind Bars

Latino/as and Prison in the United States

  • Editors
  • Suzanne Oboler
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

  3. The Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. José Luis Morín
      Pages 17-38
    3. David Manuel Hernández
      Pages 39-66
    4. Alan Eladio Gómez
      Pages 67-96
    5. Victor M. Rios
      Pages 97-111
    6. Laurie Schaffner
      Pages 113-131
    7. Juan Cartagena
      Pages 133-148
  4. The Lived Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Mercedes Victoria Castillo
      Pages 151-153
    3. Laura E. Garcia
      Pages 155-158
    4. Dicxon Valderruten
      Pages 175-180
    5. Marcia Esparza
      Pages 181-185
  5. The Art of Resistance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Victor Alejandro Sorell
      Pages 189-212
    3. Alan Eladio Gómez
      Pages 213-222
    4. raúlrsalinas
      Pages 223-225
    5. Rafael Cancel Miranda
      Pages 235-236
  6. The Way Forward

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Juanita Díaz-Cotto
      Pages 239-259
    3. B. V. Olguín
      Pages 261-280
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 281-300

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses the complex issue of incarceration of Latino/as and offers a comprehensive overview of such topics as deportations in historical context, a case study of latino/a resistance to prisons in the 70s, the issues of youth and and girls prisons, and the post incarceration experience.

Keywords

crime culture methods Visual Culture

Bibliographic information