The Productivity of Political Imprisonment: Stories from Rhodesia

@article{Alexander2019ThePO,
  title={The Productivity of Political Imprisonment: Stories from Rhodesia},
  author={J. Alexander},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  year={2019},
  volume={47},
  pages={300 - 324}
}
  • J. Alexander
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
ABSTRACT Political prisons are not only places of violence and silence. They are also productive. Building on recent literature that pays close attention to prisoners’ social and political projects, the article argues that significant, often hidden, aspects of political work take place within the prison, and reach beyond its walls. A focus on the writings and oral histories of political prisoners reveals a remarkable range of imagination and practice within the tight embrace of a hostile state… Expand