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Interrupted LifeExperiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States$
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Rickie Solinger and Rebecca Sharitz

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780520252493

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520252493.001.0001

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Slaving in Prison: A Three-Part Indictment

Slaving in Prison: A Three-Part Indictment

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(p.321) 62 Slaving in Prison: A Three-Part Indictment
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Interrupted Life
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D. Shawnna

Edaleen Smith

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0063

This chapter presents three excerpts from a prisoners' newspaper, The Fire Inside, a publication of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners. The articles lay out a critique of labor conditions inside the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla. The first article focuses on prison labor as a form of slavery in the new millennium, the second on prison labor hierarchy, and the third on prison labor at the Prison Industry Authority, the state agency operating California's prison industries.

Keywords:   California, The Fire Inside, California Coalition for Women Prisoners, Central California Women’s Facility, slavery, prison labor, Prison Industry Authority, prison industries

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