Imprisoned Religion

Author: Irene Becci
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317118308
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This book explores the profound transformations that prisons and offender rehabilitation programmes in Eastern Germany have undergone with respect to religion.

After Pluralism

Author: Courtney Bender
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527268
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11 Although there was no change at this level, religion underwent a radical
transformation at two other levels after 1989: ... to show their distance from the
state: For instance, prison chaplains in eastern Germany stand under the
authority of the ...

The Angola Prison Seminary

Author: Michael Hallett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317300610
Size: 17.38 MB
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This book takes seriously attributions from inmates that faith is helpful for "surviving prison" and explores the implications of religious programming for an American corrections system in crisis, featuring high recidivism, dehumanizing ...

Religious Liberty In Eastern Europe And The Ussr

Author: Paul Mojzes
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Working on both a country-by-country basis and in terms of common trends and developments transcending national boundaries and specific religious denominations, Mozjes provides a systematic study of the evolution of religious liberty in ...

Cruel Attachments

Author: John Borneman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623391X
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This is the first book ever on the topic of the intensely ambiguous and fraught project of attempted rehabilitation of perpetrators and what that project tells us about ourselves and our culture s contradictions.

U S Policy Toward Vietnam

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Publisher: Government Printing Office
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political and religious prisoners languish in iails and labor camps, and the death
penalty is ever more widely applied in the ... Peaceful challenges to the
Communist Party's monopoly on power draw stiff punishment, as the following
cases illustrate. ... was sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment on March 29, 1993
for the crime of "attempting to overthrow the government. ... role religion played in
the transformation of East Germany, that he circulated proposals for constitutional
and political ...

Discipline Punish

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307819299
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In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner ...


Author: Anna Funder
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781847085085
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In Stasiland, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany, a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight, and ...