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Democracy and Education Behind Bars

Democracy and Education Behind Bars Joshua A. Miller In this Praxis Reflection, this paper reflect on the relationship between teaching and imprisonment. I describe a college program at a prison in Jessup, Maryland, and argue that […]

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Critical Trialogue on the Carceral State

Critical Trialogue on the Carceral State Marie Gottschalk Today, high school and college students across the country are taking courses on mass incarceration. Numerous church and community groups have been reading Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim […]

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The Two Cultures of Democratic Theory: Responsiveness, Democratic Quality, and the Empirical-Normative Divide

The Two Cultures of Democratic Theory: Responsiveness, Democratic Quality, and the Empirical-Normative Divide Andrew Sabl Empirical political scientists and normative political theorists both seek to assess the quality of democracy. But they apply to this […]