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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 134–142.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alejandra Bronfman This essay will use the documentation surrounding the objects displayed in Cuba's Museum of Legal Medicine (among them, an “ aero buey fantastico ” made out of bread crumbs by inmates at Havana's Hospital for the Demented) to examine the logics that bound ethnography, medicine...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 58–86.
Published: 01 October 2006
... permanent living death.1 According to raúlrsalinas (a Leavenworth transferee), the other inmates received this multiracial group of activists “like a liberating army . . . the more we developed and joined hands across color lines, the more we became a threat.” In the 1960s, because of this intense...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 11–29.
Published: 01 October 2016
... State. Though officially prohibited by law, whipping female inmates was practiced by numerous matrons and guards who were subject to formal investiga- tions. While immigrant and black women were disproportionately victims of institu- tional violence, US-­born white men and women dominated the staff...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2008) 2008 (100): 11–37.
Published: 01 January 2008
... barred windows to the cheering crowd below.6 The Women’s House of Detention was shut down the following year and demolished soon after. But political connections between lesbian and gay activists and prison inmates persisted as an important and underrecognized feature of the gay liberation...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 1–8.
Published: 01 October 2006
... reeducation of federal inmates in Marion Penitentiary in the 1960s and 1970s Blue and Timmons | Editors’ Introduction and Heather Jane McCarty’s reflections on teaching history classes in San Quen- tin today suggest that rehabilitative education provokes thorny...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 137–150.
Published: 01 October 2006
... field of ordinary punishment — the prisons and prison camps that received inmates convicted in the courts, not swept up in Gestapo raids. This penal realm was technically legal, but it was deeply implicated in Nazi terror, he argues. While German historiography has portrayed the Nazi period as a...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2000) 2000 (78): 27–56.
Published: 01 October 2000
... reconfiguration of The Rock from prison to park to primer sanitizes, if not sanctifies, its past. Moreover, by polishing a high gloss of liberty over the tarnished legacy of state brutality toward inmates, it appears that the government’s ”memory entrepreneurs” have blinded people to the United...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2014) 2014 (118): 153–157.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and corruption in state-­run institutions in Ireland in the past. I was initially interested in looking at the inmates of the Magdalen laundries who were not acknowledged or admitted Radical History Review Issue 118 (Winter 2014)  doi 10.1215/01636545-2350930 © 2014 by MARHO: The Radical...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1993) 1993 (55): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 1993
... context of dissent from the empire. When it has done so while showing sympathy for international movements, it found itself on the same wavelength as the anticolonial forces that challenged imperial rule. To comprehend the nature and significance of Malcolm X’s and his fellow inmates...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Johannesburg, South Africa, where former inmates return to explain what lessons might be learned from the violent history of apartheid.2 With these models in mind, there is no reason why US prison museums shouldn’t explore, say, how skyrocketing incarceration rates owe more to failed domestic...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1996) 1996 (64): 113–117.
Published: 01 January 1996
... California Left” (62). Six years later, the Bay Area-based New Left magazine Ramparts signalled the arrival on the scene of a black prison intelligentsia, when it began publishing the writings of another San Quentin inmate, convicted rapist Eldridge Cleaver. The offer of a staff posi- tion with...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1990) 1990 (48): 33–62.
Published: 01 October 1990
..., ANARmIA/ 35 by which time their elite model of crime was at last fully integrated into popular culture. In 1776 Philadelphia's first line of defense against public disor- der was the Walnut Street Jail, a congregate stone prison where twenty to fifty inmates were kept in a room...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1989) 1989 (45): 5–29.
Published: 01 October 1989
... orderlies had been drafted) for young black men who had been ”dragged off the streets of Washington” for petty offenses. The hospital, Roy recalls, was ”a dumping ground when they couldn’t decide [whether to put kids] in juvenile hall, training school, or jail.” The inmates, viewed as “goddamned...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1998) 1998 (71): 207–216.
Published: 01 May 1998
... dominated punish- ment in Mississippi to the present day. The bulk of Oshinsky’s book deals with this latter period, up to the 1970s. He recalls the continued torment of mostly black convicts, made to work for state rather than private profits; the infamous trusty system, in which model inmates...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1979) 1979 (21): 183–197.
Published: 01 October 1979
... Report for 1892, the hospital's superintendent reported that the hospital had admitted seventysix patients. "Five were already Christians when admitted; three gave convincing evidence of conver- sion while inmates; ten had been members of Sunday schools, but the remaining fifty-eight never...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2006) 2006 (94): 170–182.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Books, 1994), 58 – 85. Lykke de la Cour, “ ‘She Thinks This Is the Queen’s Castle’: Women Patients’ Perceptions of an Ontario Psychiatric Hospital,” Health and Place 3 (1997): 131 – 41. Cristina Rivera-Garza, “ ‘She Neither Respected Nor Obeyed Anyone’: Inmates and Psychiatrists Debate...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2006) 2006 (95): 262–267.
Published: 01 May 2006
... mood of the city through interviews with a variety of residents — women, men, and children, doctors and asylum inmates (and everyone in between, except, it is worth noting, politicians or senior American officials) — a little more than three months after the U.S. invasion. This relatively...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1995) 1995 (62): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 1995
... among inmates, or between inmates and prison personnel, can be easily dismissed as examples of "situational" rather than "true" homosexuality, the "unnatural'' consequence of isolation in single-sex institutions. By approaching the subject of lesbianism queerly, however, prison documents can...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 9–32.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., cur- 12 Radical History Review able, and otherwise relievable forms of sickness, pain, and death), punitive racial categorization (the segregation of inmates according to racial and regional profiles under the rubric of “prison gang” management), liberal reformist rehabilitation pro...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 134–146.
Published: 01 October 2016
... (1922), Irish Magdalene asylums began to alter their orientation, and the population of inmates became increasingly diverse; “hopeless cases,” “mental defectives,” infanticide cases, those on remand from courts, transfers from industrial and reformatory schools, and some “voluntary” committals...