Praxis 13/13 | READINGS

Benner, Katie and Shaila Dewan. “Alabama’s Gruesome Prisons: Report Finds Rape and Murder at All Hours.” April 3, 2019. New York Times.

Brown, Wendy. “Neoliberalism’s Frankenstein: Authoritarian Freedom in Twenty-First Century “Democracies”.  Critical Times.


Davis, Angela. Are Prisons Obsolete? Seven Stories Press, 2003. (Chapter 1) (Full text)

Fraser, Nancy and Rahel Jaeggi. Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory. Polity, 2018. (Chapter 4)

The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences.” National Academy of Sciences, 2014. (Chapter 13)

Kushner, Rachel “Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind.” April 17, 2019. New York Times.

Shelburne, Beth. “The Bloody Truth: Inside America’s Most Violent Prison System.” April 11, 2019. WSFA12 News.

Thompson, Heather Ann. “How a South Carolina Prison Riot Really Went Down.” April 28, 2018. New York Times.

Washington, John. “What is Prison Abolition?” July 31, 2018. The Nation.