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The Resource Appealing to justice : prisoner grievances, rights, and carceral logic, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness, (electronic resource)

Appealing to justice : prisoner grievances, rights, and carceral logic, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness, (electronic resource)

Label
Appealing to justice : prisoner grievances, rights, and carceral logic
Title
Appealing to justice
Title remainder
prisoner grievances, rights, and carceral logic
Statement of responsibility
Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
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Calavita, Kitty
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1963-
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Jenness, Valerie
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  • Grievance procedures for prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons
Label
Appealing to justice : prisoner grievances, rights, and carceral logic, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners' written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with prisoners and prison staff, as well as on official records, the authors walk us through the byzantine grievance process, which begins with prisoners filing claims and ends after four levels of review, with corrections officials usually denying requests for remedies. Appealing to Justice is both an unprecedented study of disputing in an extremely asymmetrical setting and a rare glimpse of daily life inside this most closed of institutions. Quoting extensively from their interviews with prisoners and officials, the authors give voice to those who are almost never heard from. These voices unsettle conventional wisdoms within the sociological literature--for example, about the reluctance of vulnerable and/or stigmatized populations to name injuries and file claims, and about the relentlessly adversarial subjectivities of prisoners and correctional officials--and they do so with striking poignancy. Ultimately, Appealing to Justice reveals a system fraught with impediments and dilemmas, which delivers neither justice, nor efficiency, nor constitutional conditions of confinement"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ssj0001367426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780520284173
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014028928
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001367426
Label
Appealing to justice : prisoner grievances, rights, and carceral logic, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners' written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with prisoners and prison staff, as well as on official records, the authors walk us through the byzantine grievance process, which begins with prisoners filing claims and ends after four levels of review, with corrections officials usually denying requests for remedies. Appealing to Justice is both an unprecedented study of disputing in an extremely asymmetrical setting and a rare glimpse of daily life inside this most closed of institutions. Quoting extensively from their interviews with prisoners and officials, the authors give voice to those who are almost never heard from. These voices unsettle conventional wisdoms within the sociological literature--for example, about the reluctance of vulnerable and/or stigmatized populations to name injuries and file claims, and about the relentlessly adversarial subjectivities of prisoners and correctional officials--and they do so with striking poignancy. Ultimately, Appealing to Justice reveals a system fraught with impediments and dilemmas, which delivers neither justice, nor efficiency, nor constitutional conditions of confinement"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ssj0001367426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780520284173
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014028928
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001367426

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