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Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada

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"Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada" delves into the intertwined realities of disability and incarceration through a compelling collection of essays across diverse fields. Published on May 29, 2014, this critical anthology challenges traditional perceptions of incarceration, urging a broader understanding that includes various institutional settings such as psychiatric hospitals, detention centers, and special education facilities. Highlighting the historical and ongoing implications of these settings, the book provides a vital cross-section of analysis contributed by leading scholars. With a preface by renowned social justice advocate Professor Angela Y. Davis and an afterword by Professor Robert McRuer, this book is essential for college students studying criminal justice reform and health equity. It pushes readers to consider how society’s structures of confinement go beyond mere physical prisons to encompass a wider network of control and marginalization.
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on May 29, 2014
313 pages
ISBN: 9781137404053
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