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"In addition to holding nearly a quarter of the world's legal captives, the United States puts them to work. Close to two-thirds of those held in state prisons hold some sort of job within their institution. For them, prison is not only a place of punishment, but a workplace as well. Yet, very little is known about work behind bars. To illuminate the "black box" of modern prison labor, Michael Gibson-Light conducted 18 months of ethnographic observations and over 80 interviews with currently-incarcerated men as well as ...

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    • Title: Orange-Collar Labor by Michael Gibson-Light
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic US
    • Print ISBN: 9780190055400, 0190055405
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    • Edition: 2022
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