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American Gulag Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons by Mark Dow

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Prisons,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • USA,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Penology,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Alien detention centers,
  • Government policy,
  • Human rights,
  • Immigrants,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7712138M
ISBN 100520246691
ISBN 109780520246690

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American Gulag book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Before Septem , few Americans had heard of immigration det /5.   Before Septem , few Americans had heard of immigration detention, but in fact a secret and repressive prison system run by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service has existed in this country for more than two decades. In American Gulag, prisoners, jailers, and whistle-blowing federal officials come forward to describe the frightening reality .   It is a book that will change the way we see our country. American Gulag takes us inside prisons such as the Krome North Service Processing Center in Miami, the Corrections Corporation of America's Houston Processing Center, and county jails around the country that profit from contracts to hold INS prisoners.1/5(1).   Before Septem , few Americans had heard of immigration detention, but in fact a secret and repressive prison system run by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service has existed in this country for more than two decades. In American Gulag, prisoners, jailers, and whistle-blowing federal officials come forward to describe the frightening reality Reviews: 1.

InAmerican Gulag,prisoners, jailers, and whistle-blowing federal officials come forward to describe the frightening reality inside these INS facilities. Journalist Mark Dow's on-the-ground reporting brings to light documented cases of illegal beatings and psychological torment, prolonged detention, racism, and inhumane conditions. American Gulag is an extremely valuable work for the legal audience not only for it’s substance but also for the technique and style of the book. The stories are revelatory and provide much needed information about the secretive system of immigration detention. Dow’s. Werner is the only American woman who survived the Gulag to tell about it. Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag (ISBN ), by a member of the US Embassy, and I Was a Slave in Russia (ISBN ), an American factory owner's son, were two more American citizens interned who wrote of their ordeal. It is a book that will change the way we see our country. American Gulag takes us inside prisons such as the Krome North Service Processing Center in Miami, the Corrections Corporation of America's Houston Processing Center, and county jails around the country that profit from contracts to hold INS prisoners. It contains disturbing in-depth Brand: University of California Press.

Parks' book only scrapes the surface of the abuse, but gives thereader a powerful glimpse into this terrible business. It shocks and puzzlesreaders, then draws them .   An American Gulag. A continuing series on the nation’s prisons. Andrew Cohen. J Link Copied. One of the Darkest Periods in the History of American Prisons. The American Gulag. Brick by Brick, Our Prison Walls Get More Oppressive by the Day. As I point out in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, we who pretend we are free are no different from those who spend their lives behind bars. You see, by gradually whittling away at our freedoms—free speech, assembly, due.   Buy a cheap copy of American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration book by Mark Dow. Before Septem , few Americans had heard of immigration detention, but in fact a secret and repressive prison system run by the U.S. Immigration and Free shipping over $/5(3).