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Mothers behind bars nurture relationships with visitors in this unusual prison...

Julie Stevens, Iowa State University Leaves are rustling. You can hear the sound of children kicking a ball, plinking the keys of a toy xylophone....

Higher education in America’s prisons: 4 essential reads

Jamaal Abdul-Alim, The Conversation In 2020, I’m going to take you to prison. At least that’s my plan as education editor, since there’s a growing...

How being ‘tough on crime’ became a political liability

Jody D. Armour, University of Southern California Kamala Harris recently dropped out of the presidential race after months of attacks from the left for her...

Why are private prisons controversial? 3 questions answered

John M. Eason, University of Wisconsin-Madison Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum...

When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon...

Emily Nagisa Keehn, Harvard University and Dana Walters, Harvard University In a country with mass incarceration, horrific prison conditions and a penal system suffused with...

Convicts are returning to farming – anti-immigrant policies are the reason

Stian Rice, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Prison inmates are picking fruits and vegetables at a rate not seen since Jim Crow. Convict leasing for agriculture...

Can pink really pacify?

Julie Irish, Iowa State University As an interior designer, I’ve long been interested in how different colors can affect our mood and behavior. For example,...

What makes American society so violent? 4 essential reads

Emily Costello, The Conversation ...

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