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By S. Oboler

This ebook addresses the complicated factor of incarceration of Latino/as and provides a accomplished review of such issues as deportations in old context, a case examine of latino/a resistance to prisons within the 70s, the problems of teen and and ladies prisons, and the submit incarceration experience.

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