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Author Bair, Asatar P.

Title Prison labor in the United States : an economic analysis / Asatar P. Bair
Published New York : Routledge, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 202 pages) : illustrations
Series New political economy
New political economy (New York, N.Y.)
Contents Slavery -- Conditions of existence of slavery in U.S. prisons -- State welfare and the production of the prison household -- The production of commodities in prison -- The history of prison slavery in the U.S -- Consequences of prison slavery
Summary This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of contemporary prison labor in the United States, offering new insights into the practice of prison labor and exploring how the prison industrial complex shapes American society
Analysis Multi-User: limited to 5 simultaneous users
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Convict labor -- United States.
Slave labor -- United States
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Human Resources & Personnel Management.
Convict labor.
Slave labor.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007015164
ISBN 0203933982