Joanne Pawlowski


Women in Solitary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Women in Solitary presents the powerful testimony of six women who were imprisoned in solitary confinement in New York State prisons. This ebook is a forceful telling of a previously untold story and illuminates women's experiences of solitary confinement in the rest of the country.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.

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