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Professor’s Research on Mass Incarceration Informs Documentary, Museum Exhibit

November 30, 2016

After studying the origins and politics of mass incarceration, Marie Gottschalk has taken her research one step further by introducing the idea of a “carceral state” with millions of people in prison, on probation or on parole who are still “detained” through monitoring. 

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