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We Who Would Take No Prisoners: Selections from the Fifth International Conference on Penal Abolition

Pepinsky, Hal.
June 4, 2015

Source: (1993) Vancouver, CAN: Collective Press, 128p.

The proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Penal Abolition, held in Bloomington, IN in 1991 includes papers reviewing current thinking among prison abolitionists; how to stop the death penalty; the frustration and suppression of attempts to give voice to prisoners radical feminismís position in abolitionist thinking; an experiment with a civil law alternative to penal prosecution in Amsterdam, NETH; the unity underlying various abolitionist traditions; the abolitionist movement through the 3 phases of moralism, ideologism, and undecidability; and the need to work out techniques and strategies for clearly describing the abolitionist movement’s vision .


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