Angela Y. Davis and the prison abolition movement, Part II

@article{Shaw2009AngelaYD,
  title={Angela Y. Davis and the prison abolition movement, Part II},
  author={Robin Shaw},
  journal={Contemporary Justice Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={101 - 104}
}
  • Robin Shaw
  • Published 12 February 2009
  • Law, History
  • Contemporary Justice Review
Despite America's growing concern with the problem of crime, major upheavals of the criminal justice system are rarely discussed. The prison abolition movement is one such upheaval which, although supported by empirical research, is largely grassroots and often ignored. Angela Y. Davis, however, has carried the torch for this movement for decades and accepted the challenge of convincing a nation that prison abolition is a real alternative. As an author and speaker for this movement, her work… 
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