Punishment

Racial Innocence - Civil Rights, Racism, Dolls & Uncle Tom's Cabin

Robin Bernstein
Racial Innocence - Civil Rights, Racism, Dolls & Uncle Tom's Cabin

Robin Bernstein traces the roots & mechanisms of racism in Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. Robin's piercing analysis and thorough research ferret out gems of both fact and insight, providing powerful resources for those working to reduce racism and its propaganda.

Grace Goes To Prison

Melanie Snyder
Melanie Snyder
Melanie G. Snyder is author of Grace Goes To Prison which tells the story of Grace Marie Hamilton's growing and deepening work in Pennsylvania prisons, covering a wide variety of initiatives and programs aimed at reforming, improving and humanizing the lives of prisoners. Melanie also interacts with the legal system in her work as a restorative justice mediator.  

WNPJ Awards - Esther Heffernan & Prison Reform

Esther Heffernan
Steve Burns
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The Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice will be presenting its Lifetime Achievement award on October 3, 2009. One awardee, Esther Heffernan, is a Dominican nun and Sociology prof at Edgewood College, with a lifetime concern for prison reform. Steve Burns, program coordinator for WNPJ also joins us.

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