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 liberal arts-style college classes should be widely available in prisons even as we work to dismantle the current system of mass incarceration.

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Democracy and Education Behind Bars, by Joshua A. Miller, Perspectives on Politics / Volume 13 / Issue 03 / September 2015, pp 714-721