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The Resource American gulag : inside U.S. immigration prisons, Mark Dow

American gulag : inside U.S. immigration prisons, Mark Dow

Label
American gulag : inside U.S. immigration prisons
Title
American gulag
Title remainder
inside U.S. immigration prisons
Statement of responsibility
Mark Dow
Title variation
Inside U.S. immigration prisons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Exposes the harsh conditions that exist within the cruel system of immigration detention, bringing to light realities such as illegal beatings and inhumane conditions inside the secret and repressive prisons run by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services
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268365
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dow, Mark
Dewey number
365.4
Index
index present
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1210
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Immigrants
  • Alien detention centers
  • Human rights
  • Emigration and immigration law
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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inside U.S. immigration prisons
Label
American gulag : inside U.S. immigration prisons, Mark Dow
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-381) and index
Contents
Invisibility, intimidation, and the INS -- September 11: secrecy, disruption, and continuity -- Another world, another nation: Miami's Krome Detention Center -- "Enforcement means you're brutal" -- The world's first private prison -- "Keeping quiet means deny" : a hunger strike in Queens -- The art of jailing -- "Criminal aliens" and criminal agents -- Siege, shackles, climate, design -- "Speak to every media" : resistance, repression, and the making of a prisoner -- Good and evil in New England -- Out West: philosophy and despair -- Dead time
Control code
ocm53848305
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 413 p.
Isbn
9780520239425
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003026179
System control number
(Sirsi) ADN-5251
Label
American gulag : inside U.S. immigration prisons, Mark Dow
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-381) and index
Contents
Invisibility, intimidation, and the INS -- September 11: secrecy, disruption, and continuity -- Another world, another nation: Miami's Krome Detention Center -- "Enforcement means you're brutal" -- The world's first private prison -- "Keeping quiet means deny" : a hunger strike in Queens -- The art of jailing -- "Criminal aliens" and criminal agents -- Siege, shackles, climate, design -- "Speak to every media" : resistance, repression, and the making of a prisoner -- Good and evil in New England -- Out West: philosophy and despair -- Dead time
Control code
ocm53848305
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 413 p.
Isbn
9780520239425
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003026179
System control number
(Sirsi) ADN-5251

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