Whom Does The Carceral State Serve? — A Historiographical Approach

Scholars have reached consensus on the racial biases behind America’s vast prison population — but the search for those responsible has proved more contentious.

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Past meets present

A political question

Localised realities

Black involvement in carceral expansion

Race among other factors

Whom does the carceral state serve? — towards consensus

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