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Rethinking prison reentry : transforming humiliation into humility / Tony Gaskew.

Author/Creator:
Gaskew, Tony, author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland ; London, England : Lexington Books, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (207 p.)
Subjects:
African American prisoners.
African American men -- Social conditions.
Crime -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Gaskew presents a prison-based education designed to address a prevalent racial politics of shaming, self-segregation, and transgenerational learned-helplessness. He explores the Black counter-culture of crime and tasks incarcerated Black men to draw upon the strength of their cultural privilege to transform from criminal offender into student.
Contents:
Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: The Killing Fields of Chicago; Chapter Two: Uncovering Black Cultural Privilege; Chapter Three: The Great White Shark; Chapter Four: Jim Crow Jr.; Chapter Five: Are You a 30 Percenter or a 70 Percenter?; References; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-4985-0167-2
0-7391-8313-3
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