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Author Blue, Ethan.

Title Doing time in the Depression [electronic resource] : everyday life in Texas and California prisons / Ethan Blue.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 326 p. : ill.
Series American history and culture
American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Of bodies and borders : the demography of incarceration -- Work in the walled city : labor and discipline in California's prisons -- From can see to can't : agricultural labor and industrial reform on Texas penal plantations -- Shifting markets of power : building tenders, con bosses, queens, and guards -- Thirty minutes behind the walls : prison radio and the popular culture of punishment -- Sport and celebration in the popular culture of punishment -- A dark cloud would go over : death and dying -- Going home.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Prisoners -- California -- History.
Prisons -- California -- Social conditions.
Prison administration -- California -- History.
Prisoners -- Texas -- History.
Prisons -- Texas -- Social conditions.
Prison administration -- Texas -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780814709405 (cloth alk. paper)
9780814709412 (ebook)
9780814723166 (e-book)

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