No Mercy Here (Hardcover)
Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (Justice)
University of North Carolina Press, 9781469627595, 360pp.
Publication Date: April 29, 2016
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A landmark history of black women's imprisonment in the South, this book recovers stories of the captivity and punishment of black women to demonstrate how the system of incarceration was crucial to organizing the logics of gender and race, and constructing Jim Crow modernity.