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Race, labor, and punishment in the new South

by Martha A. Myers

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Southern States -- History.,
    • Convict labor -- Southern States -- History.,
    • Prisoners -- Southern States -- History.,
    • Southern States -- Race relations -- History.,
    • Prison industries -- Southern States -- History.,
    • Urbanization -- Southern States -- History.,
    • Industrialization -- Southern States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-316) and index.

      Other titlesRace, labor & punishment in the new South
      StatementMartha A. Myers.
      SeriesThe history of crime and criminal justice series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9475.S65 M94 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 326 p. :
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL360085M
      ISBN 100814207979, 0814250017
      LC Control Number98020124

      Exploring the major elements of southern crime and punishment at a time that saw the formation of the fundamental patterns of class and race, Ayers studies the inner workings of the police, prison, and judicial systems, and the nature of crime/5. Bibliography for HS Crime and Punishment in African American History BETA. Back to list. Export Myers, Martha A.: Race, labor, and punishment in the New South. Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio (). Vintage Books, New York ().

      The city of Atlanta, the crown jewel of the industrial New South, was rebuilt with red brick fashioned by black convict labor. Public works—roads, aqueducts, bridges—and private residences benefited from this forced labor system enabled by criminalization of large portions of the African American community, including women and children. Week 4. Punishment in the New Metropolis. Jeffrey Adler, “Less Crime, More Punishment: Violence, Race, and Criminal Justice in Early Twentieth-Century America,” The .

      Twice the Work of Free Labor: The Political Economy of Convict Labor in the New South. New York: Verso, Muhammad, Khalil Gibran. The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Author: Claudrena N Harold. law continues to connect race, crime, and punishment despite formal legal protec-tions for civil rights: • Michelle Alexander places mass incarceration in historical context, unequivo-cally asserting that it is tantamount to a “New Jim Crow” in an essay excerpt-ed from her recent book,!e New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the AgeFile Size: 1MB.


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In Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South, she examines the social, political, and economic forces that shaped punishment over a seventy-year period. Between andGeorgia's system of punishment shifted from capital and corporal punishment to hard labor in the penitentiary, then to the convict lease system, then to county-run chain gangs, and then back to incarceration in : MARTHA A.

MYERS. In Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South, she examines the social, political, and economic forces that shaped punishment over a seventy-year period.

Between andGeorgia’s system of punishment shifted from capital and corporal punishment to hard labor in the penitentiary, then to the convict lease system, then to county-run chain gangs, and then back to Race in prison. In Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South, she examines the social, political, and economic forces that shaped punishment over a seventy-year period.

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Cloth, $; paper, $Author: David F. Greenberg. Race, labor, and punishment in the new South. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martha A Myers.

Review: Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South, by Martha A. Myers. Book Review - Martha A. Myers, Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South. Article (PDF Available) in And punishment in the new South book Prison Journal March with 78 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Bruce E. Baker, lecturer on American history, Newcastle University, is the author of numerous books, including What Reconstruction Meant. Brian Kelly, director of the After Slavery Project and reader in the School of History and Anthropology at Queen’s University Belfast, is the author of Race, Class, and Power in the Alabama Coalfields, /5(2).

Capital Punishment and Race: Racial Culture of the South Jerry Joubert T here are currently 34 states with the death penalty and 16 states without the death penalty in the United States.

According to the most recent report from the Death Penalty Information Center, there have been executions in the United States since In the year. Twice the Work of Free Labor is the first book-length study of the history of the Southern convict-lease system and its successor, the chain gang.

For nearly a century after the abolition of slavery, convicts labored in the South's mines, railroad camps, brickyards, turpentine farms and then road gangs, under abject conditions. Abstract. Applying to the postbellum South the Marxist penological assumption that legal punishment is "distinct from, and relatively unconnected with, crime," Lichtenstein's deeply researched, well-written book contends that convict leasing and the chain gang "played a central role" in the development of the southern economy and the region's race relations (, xviii).Author: J.

Morgan Kousser. ALH Online Review, Series X 1 Sarah Haley, No Mercy Here: Ge nder, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ), pp. Review by Andreá N. Williams, The Ohio State University By exploring black women’s encounters with the carceral state, Sarah Haley’s No Mercy Here is a timely contribution to recent scholarship on and activism.

Myers, Martha. Race, Labor, and Punishment in the New South () Murphy, Patrick. Behind Gray Walls () Oakey, Mary. Journey From the Gallows: Historical Evolution of Penal Philosophies and Practices in the Nation's Capital () OKun, Peter.

Crime and the Nation: Prison Reform and Popular Fiction in Philadelphia, (). New tactics of power, such as the growing influence of medical personnel in the organization of labor, punishment, association and diet, could also be deployed here on a large colonial Author: S. Haley. Twice the Work of Free Labor is the first book-length study of the history of the Southern convict-lease system and its successor, the chain gang.

For nearly a century after the abolition of slavery, convicts labored in the South’s mines, railroad camps, brickyards, turpentine farms and then road gangs, under abject conditions.

Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South In Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South, Talitha LeFlouria recounts the underexplored history of incarcerated black women in Georgia’s convict leasing and chain gang systems in the post-emancipation South. Capital and Convict provides a rich narrative of the penal systems in Illinois and South Carolina and is a welcome addition to the study of postbellum America.

Many of the issues brought up still relate to how late twentieth- and twentyfirst- century prison issues, including the controversy of prison labor as exploitative, disputes on prison reform, as well as the racial factor of incarceration. and how their lives and their labor connect to broader issues of economic development, punishment for profit, and racial control.

Each of these three books brought a different perspective to the subject. Matthew Mancini’s One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, covered the most ground— Size: 74KB. The Future of Labor in the Deep South Operation in Southern states like Mississippi and Louisiana allows corporations to exploit low corporate tax burdens and the broad distribution of low wages that workers experience; for an individual working a minimum wage job in fast food, an auto factory job is a significant gain in income.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South. By Shelley Sallee (Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, xi plus pp.). Like other recent studies of whiteness in American history, Shelley Sallee's The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South offers a narrative of transformation--in this case, the story of how "crackers" became Anglo-Saxons.

To .ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: 1. New South Slavery "Except as a Punishment for Crime" "Out of Their Long Shirts and Into Georgia Stripes": Reconstruction, Redemption, and the Convict-Lease "Under the Taint of Prison Labor": The Convict Lease and .