Download e-book for iPad: A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa by Florence Bernault

By Florence Bernault

ISBN-10: 032507125X

ISBN-13: 9780325071251

Over the final 30 years, a considerable literature at the heritage of yank and ecu prisons has constructed. This assortment is without doubt one of the first in English to build a historical past of prisons in Africa. themes contain precolonial punishments, residing stipulations in prisons and mining camps, ethnic mapping, modern refugee camps, and the political use of legal from the period of the slave alternate to the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

Show description

Read Online or Download A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa PDF

Best ethnic studies books

Pekka Korhonen's Japan and the Pacific Free Trade Area (Sheffield Centre for PDF

Because the finish of the century ways the Asian-Pacific quarter is turning into an important monetary quarter on the earth. because 1965 whilst the assumption of a Pacific unfastened exchange quarter (PAFTA), was once proposed via Kojima Kiyoshi there were emerging degrees of integration and cooperation among the Asian-Pacific international locations.

Download PDF by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, Kaori H. Okano, Sarane Boocock: Minorities and Education in Multicultural Japan: An

This quantity examines how Japan’s more and more multicultural inhabitants has impacted at the lives of minority young ones and their friends in class, and the way faculties are responding to this pattern by way of delivering minority kids with possibilities and getting ready them for the grownup society. The participants specialise in interactions among members and between teams representing various cultural backgrounds, and discover how such interactions are altering the panorama of schooling in more and more multicultural Japan.

Download PDF by Anthony Walsh: Race & Crime

This e-book examines the incendiary factor of racial edition in crime premiums within the usa and in lots of different nations utilizing quite a few facts resources. It examines the newest genetic info saying the truth of the concept that of race, and diverse traces of facts from inhabitants genetics, evolutionary biology, and anthropology pertinent to the evolution of racial transformations in behaviour.

Read e-book online Japan as –anything but– Number One PDF

An entire scale exam of the 1979 Sino-Vietnamese struggle - the occasions that ended in it, the chilly struggle aftermath, and the results for the zone and past.

Additional info for A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa

Sample text

Peter Zinomann's work on prisons in colonial Vietnam presents striking parallels with the present collection. He shows in particular how the use of premodern forms of punishment in the colonial penitentiary fueled Vietnamese resistance to the colonial state. P. Zinoman, The Colonial Bastille: A History of lmprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940 (Berkeley: University ofCalifomia Press, 2001). 12. On social control, read the classic study of "total institutions" by E. Goffman, Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other lnmates (Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1962), and further discussions in S.

Morris and D. , The Oxford History of the Prison: The Practice of Punishnzent in Western Society (New York and Oxford: (Jxford University Press, 1998) partly fills this ~ap but does not investigate the non-western prison. The Politics of Enclosure in Co/onial and Post-Colonial Africa 41 I 0. w:ipline and Punish, 297-308. He describcd how penal incarceration gave birth to a continuuin of disciplining institutions (asylums, refonnatory schools, military garrisons) that uscd extrapenal incarceration to mold the mind and the body according to the norms of the bureaucratic society.

But also with the memory of colonial ri~~s of Jlt'''·er. nlike ,,·estern penitentiaries. the colonial prison system did not incarcerate delinquents according to a single judicial register: nor did it subject criminals to a standard regime of punishment. On the contrary, it sought to maintain the racial and juridical hierarchies upon which colonial rule was founded, thus reproducing a violent" personalized, and circumscribed power. After the conquest.. European rulers never stopped privileging physical reclusion and fixation as a method of control over Africans.

Download PDF sample

A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa by Florence Bernault

by Steven

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 50 votes