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Perspectives on Politics Statement on Scholarly Recognition

Perspectives on Politics has long been committed to promoting scholarly sharing, among political scientists and between political scientists and other reading publics, that is serious, rigorous, relevant, honest and intellectually fair. In light of the […]

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Race, Punishment and Public Opinion

Race, Punishment, and Public Opinion Vincent Hutchings On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The deadly confrontation occurred […]

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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 […]