Jen Manion, "Historicizing the Carceral State: Race, Sex, and Power in Early America"

Jen Manion, "Historicizing the Carceral State: Race, Sex, an...

UMass Amherst History Department

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This lecture by Jen Manion (Amherst College) explores how the penitentiary system in early America exploited racist ideologies, gender norms, sexual desire and antipathy toward the poor to justify its existence and expansion. Presented by the UMass Amherst's 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series. Nov 15, 2016. Image Credit: "Freedom" by Ronnie Goodman, www.ronniegoodman.com....
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This lecture by Jen Manion (Amherst College) explores how the penitentiary system in early America exploited racist ideologies, gender norms, sexual desire and antipathy toward the poor to justify its existence and expansion. Presented by the UMass Amherst's 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series. Nov 15, 2016. Image Credit: "Freedom" by Ronnie Goodman, www.ronniegoodman.com....
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