Prison & Slavery - A Surprising Comparison by John Dewar GleissnerPrison & Slavery - A Surprising Comparison by John Dewar Gleissner

Prison & Slavery - A Surprising Comparison

byJohn Dewar Gleissner

Paperback | November 17, 2010

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Old South slavery was better than modern prisons.
This historically accurate and thoroughly researched book compares the modern American prison system to antebellum slavery. You will hear from 300 former antebellum slaves in their own words and learn the gruesome facts about the modern U.S. correctional population of 7.3 million Americans. In the Old South, white people were the outlaws, while African-Americans were considered safe and never incarcerated. A surprising comparison proves that antebellum slavery was not as bad as many believe - while modern mass incarceration is an unrealized social and financial disaster of mammoth proportions. The author proposes profound reforms in the criminal justice and prison systems - methods already proven in the Old South - to substantially help victims of crime, taxpayers, our "new age slaves" in prison, and the American economy.
Title:Prison & Slavery - A Surprising ComparisonFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:460 pages, 7 × 10 × 0.93 inShipping dimensions:7 × 10 × 0.93 inPublished:November 17, 2010Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1432753835

ISBN - 13:9781432753832