Item description for Taking Liberties: Prisons, Policing and Surveillance in an Age of Crisis (AK Press Audio) by Christian Parenti...
The late 20th century will be remembered as an era of relentless U.S. aggression. Not least of which has been aimed at the domestic population in the form of a rapidly expanding "prison industrial complex" and the militarization of our various policing agencies. Christian Parenti takes an unflinching look at state repression and the impact and implications it has on our society. This collection of talks takes us from the social upheaval of the 60's and 70's, to the clampdown of Reagan's 80's, and brings us to our neoliberal age and the "Patriot Act."
Christian Parenti is the author of Lockdown America and a frequent contributor to The Progressive, The Nation and the Christian Science Monitor.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.14" Width: 5.08" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher AK Press
ISBN 1902593634 ISBN13 9781902593630 UPC 721616029529
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More About Christian Parenti
Christian Parenti is a contributing editor at the "Nation." The author of "Lockdown America," "The Soft Cage," and "The Freedom," he has written for "Fortune," "Mother Jones," "Conde Nast Traveler," "Playboy," the "New York Times," and the "London Review of Books," among others. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Christian Parenti currently resides in the state of California.