“Tweaking Armageddon”: The Potential and Limits of Conditions of Confinement Campaigns
This commentary compares the discipline regimes in Eastern State Penitentiary, which opened its doors in 1829, with that faced by prisoners in the Security Housing Unit (SHU) of Pelican Bay State Prison in California, where inmates have initiated a hunger strike.
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Citation: Social Justice Vol. 41, No. 3 (2014): 190-196