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Hooked on Punishment: Symbolic Violence and the Drug War Inside U.S. Prisons

Race, Ethnicity and Law

ISBN: 978-1-78714-604-4, eISBN: 978-1-78714-603-7

ISSN: 1521-6136

Publication date: 25 May 2017

Abstract

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The findings suggest that disciplinary action is more frequently experienced by those who are drug dependent or use drugs within prison with an even greater penalty for black prisoners in men’s facilities.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

We would like to thank Dr. Monica McDermott, Dr. Tim Liao, Dr. Traci Schlesinger, Brian F. O’Neill, Matthew Schneider, and Kristen Ethier for their substantive feedback and support.

Citation

Lee, M.J. and Rochin, N. (2017), "Hooked on Punishment: Symbolic Violence and the Drug War Inside U.S. Prisons", Race, Ethnicity and Law (Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Vol. 22), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 155-174. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1521-613620170000022012

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