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Focus on Prisons

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No. 13 (1980)

This issue of Crime and Social Justice includes a rare piece by Georg Rusche on prison revolts that originally appeared in 1930. In addition to two pieces by Hi and Julia Schwendinger -- one on sexism and crimes against women and the other a critique of the "new realists" -- this issue introduces the writings of Bob Fine and Robert Reiner from England and David Williams from New Zealand.

ISSN: 1043-1578. Published quarterly by Social Justice, P.O. Box 40601, San Francisco, CA 94140.

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Overview of Focus on Prisons


Rape Victims and the False Sense of Guilt

Julia Schwendinger and Herman Schwendinger

The Birth of Bourgeois Punishment

Bob Fine

The Role of Prisons in Tanzania: A Historical Perspective

David Williams

Prison Revolts or Social Policy: Lessons from America

Georg Rusche

The New Idealism and Penal Living Standards

Herman Schwendinger and Julia Schwendinger

Tony Bunyan, The History and Practice of the Political Police in Britain

Robert Reiner

Critique of Law Editorial Collective, Critique of Law: A Marxist Analysis

William Chambliss

Julian Samora, Joe Bernal, and Albert Peña, Justice: A Reassessment of the Texas Rangers

Larry Trujillo