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Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Stephen John Hartnett, Eleanor Novek, and Jennifer K. Wood


This book documents the efforts of the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education collective (PCARE) to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and activism. Through life-changing programs in a dozen states (Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin), PCARE works with prisoners, in prisons, and in communities to reclaim justice from the prison-industrial complex. The chapters present a sweeping inventory of how communities and individuals both within and outside of prisons are marsh ... More

Keywords: prison communication, activism, research, prison education, PCARE, democracy, prison education

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780252037702
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen John Hartnett, editor
University of Colorado, Denver

Eleanor Novek, editor
Monmouth University

Jennifer K. Wood, editor
Penn State New Kensington

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