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で Read Hardcover [ American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment ] ⎑ Kindle By Shane Bauer ␥ で Read Hardcover [ American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment ] ⎑ Kindle By Shane Bauer ␥ One of the most incisive and damning investigations into prison culture and business in recent memory, Bauers illuminating hybrid memoir and sociological study shines much needed light into some dark corners of the criminal justice system Boston Globe RivetingBauer himself was held in an Iranian prison for two years, so he knows what it feels like to be on the inside, yet he brings to the text a journalist s purview and draws a direct line between American slavery, the founders of the prison corporations and the job he is hired to do In a fascinating tightrope walk, Bauer shows that, in this so called industry, the financial bottom line comes at a high human cost Oprah.com AMERICAN PRISON takes a broader look at the history of cruel punishment in America But the searing details of his time in the Winn facility form the brutal core of his indictment evidence of systematic cruelty and profiteering that starts to erode the morality of prisoners and guards alike Vulture A penetrating expos on the cruelty and mind bending corruption of privately run prisons across the United StatesNearly every page of this tale contains examples of shocking inhumanityA potent, necessary broadside against incarceration in the U.S Kirkus, starred review Deprivation, abuse, and fear oppress inmates and guards alike in this hard hitting expos of the for profit prison industryA gripping indictment of a bad business Publishers Weekly starred review Bauers amazing book examines one of slaverys toxic legacies, using convicted people to make profit He observes an acutely dangerous and out of control environment created by CCAs profit driven underpaying of staff and understaffing of prisons Bauers historical and journalistic work should be required reading BooklistSometimes the only way to get the full story is to put yourself into it as an immersion journalist Shane Bauer wanted to know about for profit prisons so he got a job in one as a correction officer, or guard, and reports his experiences grippingly while weaving in the social and economic factors that give rise to these horrors His book reveals much that that we didnt want to know about but, having learned about, can never forget Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed American Prison is a searing, page turning indictment of America s practice of corporate incarceration Shane Bauer reports in the best way a journalist can by going into a prison himself But then he connects the dots, drawing a persuasive through line from plantations worked by slaves, to Southern prison farms, to corporate prisons With this braid of history and reportage Bauer reveals the criminal nature of private prisons, a world of pain that is also a business His is a beautiful rage Ted Conover, Pulitzer Prize finalist and director of the Arthur L Carter Journalism Institute of New York UniversitySHANE BAUER is a senior reporter for Mother Jones and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Best Reporting His writing has appeared in The Nation, Salon, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the Christian Science Monitor He s received the Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism, the John Jay Award for Criminal Justice Reporting, and the Media for a Just Society Award Bauer is the co author, along with Sarah Shourd and Joshua Fattal, of a memoir, A Sliver of Light, which details his time spent as a prisoner in Iran. American Prison A Reporter s Undercover Journey into the American is a searing, page turning indictment of America practice corporate incarceration Shane Bauer reports in best way journalist can by going prison himself Prison Wikipedia prison, also known as correctional facility, jail, gaol dated, British and Australian English , penitentiary detention center or remand facility which inmates are forcibly confined denied variety freedoms under authority state The Dickensian Conditions Life For Profit Lockup Oct AMERICAN PRISON Into Business Punishment By Illustrated pp Penguin Press Two weeks after Bauer, origins slavery SouthKILA The following an excerpt from my new book, book details time working undercover guard PenguinRandomHouse About ground breaking brave inside reckoning with nexus profit one Louisiana over course our country history In was hired for hour to work entry level at private Winnfield, enraging, necessary look system, convincing clarion call reform Read Full Review Rave Nate Blakeslee, New York Times Book Economics System SmartAsset system massive So that its estimated turnover billion eclipses GDP nations What perhaps most unsettling about this fun fact it taxpayer who foots bill increasingly padding pockets publicly traded corporations like Corrections Corporation GEO Group Incarceration United States Incarceration main forms punishment rehabilitation commission felony other offenses has largest population world, highest per capita rate US, there were people incarcerated This US adults tried Click here view Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, MD DEA Deputy Chief Operations, Paul Knierim, Office Correctional Health Director, Elizabeth Gondles, PhD discuss DRUGS From Border Inside Fence Interdiction Treatment recorded th Congress Correction Minneapolis, MinnesotaShane About senior reporter Mother Jones magazine took job investigate run prisons, subject award wining piece, My Four Months Official Site How five day class gets you right stalk, arrest, shoot journalist, He won Goldsmith Prize Michael Kelly Award graduated University California, Berkeley he held hostage Iran foreign correspondent, reporting Iraq, Sudan, Chad, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen Twitter My Private Guard pictured above his uniform previously reported on solitary confinement, police militarization, Middle East Former Prisoner Democracy Now SHANE BAUER Yeah, yeah, Clinton secretary entire I And, know, those tweets, referring times when Profiles Facebook View profiles named Join Facebook connect others may know gives power American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment

 

    • American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment
    • 4.5
    • 821
    • Hardcover
    • 368 pages
    • Shane Bauer
    • English
    • 14 May 2017

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