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Struggles for Justice

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Vol. 15, No. 1 (1988)

This issue critiques current policies of social control, especially the inhumanity, racism, and injustices of the U.S. prison system. It includes pieces on the struggle for prison reform; neighborhood dispute resolution; the application of counterinsurgency methods to the prisons, police, and criminal justice system under the rubric of countering terrorism; policing industrial disputes; the attack on Critical Legal Studies at leading law schools; and gender, crime, and criminal justice.

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

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Anthony M. Platt and Paul Takagi (eds.)

Notice to Our Readers on Our Name Change


Overview of the Issue

Paul Takagi and Tony Platt

Captive Souls: Portraits of People in Prison

Maurice Kamm Laurence

Report on the High Security Unit for Women, Federal Correctional Institution, Lexington, Kentucky

National Prison Project of the ACLU Foundation

The Effects of Confinement in the High Security Unit at Lexington

Richard R. Korn

Follow-Up Report on the Effects of Confinement in the High Security Unit at Lexington

Richard R. Korn

Update on the High Security Unit at Lexington

Adjoa A. Aiyetoro

Special Incapacitation: The Emergence of a New Correctional Facility for Women Political Prisoners

Gilda Zwerman

The Dialectics of Prisoner Litigation: Reformist Idealism or Social Praxis?

Harry Mika and Jim Thomas

Counterterrorism as Counterinsurgency: The British Experience

Jenny Hocking

Community Mediation and the Public/Private Problem

Deborah Baskin

Monitoring the Police in the Aftermath of the Greater London Council

Margaret Burnham

The World According to James Messerschmidt

Herman Schwendinger and Julia Siegel Schwendinger

A Reply to the Schwendingers

James Messerschmidt

Review Essay: Critical Legal Studies and the Assault on the Bastion

Dragan Milovanovic

The Poverty of the History of Criminology -- David Jones' History of Criminology: A Philosophical Approach

Michael Lynch

The Big Blue Brick: Coercive Social Control of Labor

Stuart Henry

Review of Des Ellis, The Wrong Stuff: An Introduction to the Sociological Study of Deviance

Walter DeKeseredy