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Author Blue, Ethan.
Title Doing time in the Depression [electronic resource] : everyday life in Texas and California prisons / Ethan Blue.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description ix, 326 p. : ill.
Series American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Of bodies and borders : the demography of incarceration -- Work in the walled city : labor and discipline in California's prisons -- From can see to can't : agricultural labor and industrial reform on Texas penal plantations -- Shifting markets of power : building tenders, con bosses, queens, and guards -- Thirty minutes behind the walls : prison radio and the popular culture of punishment -- Sport and celebration in the popular culture of punishment -- A dark cloud would go over : death and dying -- Going home.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Prisoners -- California -- History.
Prisons -- California -- Social conditions.
Prison administration -- California -- History.
Prisoners -- Texas -- History.
Prisons -- Texas -- Social conditions.
Prison administration -- Texas -- History.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780814709405 (cloth alk. paper)
9780814709412 (ebook)
9780814723166 (e-book)
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