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First StrikeEducational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles$
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Damien M. Sojoyner

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816697533

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816697533.001.0001

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Land of Smoke and Mirrors

Land of Smoke and Mirrors

The Meaning of Punishment and Control

(p.71) 3 Land of Smoke and Mirrors
First Strike

Damien M. Sojoyner

University of Minnesota Press

The third chapter analyzes the mechanisms that have fuelled the rise of draconian discipline policies and normalized violent within public education. It traces the contemporary history that gave rise to punitive policy formation in Southern California and questions the intent of such legislations.

Keywords:   Prison, Masculinity, Race, Ethnography, Ideological construction, Social structures, South California, Social policies, Prison policies

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