Doing Time: The Politics of Imprisonment

Version: Unabridged
Author: Ward Churchill
Narrator: Ward Churchill
Genres: Non-Fiction, Social Science, Public Policy
Publisher: AK Press
Published In: May 2002
Length: 1 hour, 8 minutes
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Overview

This lecture, recorded at the Doing Time Conference at the University of Winnepeg, September 2000, focuses on the prison system's compliance with the FBI in subverting and neutralizing movements for social change. Churchill also attacks the Prison Industrial Complex, the mushrooming rate of incarceration in the U.S., and debunks the media's whitewash of prison injustice.

Author Details

Author Details

Churchill, Ward

Dr. Ward Churchill is Creek-Cherokee (a member of Keetoowah Band Cherokee). He is one of the strongest and most influential voices of native resistance to colonial oppression in North America. He is both an activist and an intellectual defending the rights of indigenous people across North America and around the world. Dr. Churchill is the Coordinator of American Studies at the Center for Studies of Race and Ethnicity in America at the University of Colorado at Boulder, he is co-director of the Colorado chapter of the American Indian Movement and vice-chair of the American Anti-Defamation Coun