Concrete needs no metaphor: Globalized fences as sites of political struggle
- ARE WE COMING APART OR TOGETHER? Iyer, Pico // Time;5/22/2000, Vol. 155 Issue 21, p114
Discusses the effects of globalization on the differences and boundaries that exist between people and places. Impact of the increase in city dwelling on humans; The universality of human experience; Disparity between global and local social conditions.
- REVIVING THE CAREFULLY LIMITED EXCEPTION: FROM JAIL TO GPS BAIL. Causey, Alexis // Faulkner Law Review;Fall2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p59
California's prisons are grossly overcrowded, violating the United States Constitution.* 1 2 3 To solve this problem, the California Legislature passed the Public Safety Realignment Act, Assembly Bill 109. The Act aims to decrease prison populations by sending non-violent, non-serious, and...
- WHAT COMES AFTER THE NATION? POSSIBLE SCENARIOS OF POSTNATIONALISM IN CENTRAL EASTERN EUROPE (THE CASE OF LITHUANIA). Savukynas, Virginijus // Limes;2008, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p113
The article analyses possible transformations of nationalism in contemporary Lithuania. The author argues that two forces influence the national identity. On the one hand, local identities have been strengthening. Currently, an attempt to revive/create a Samogitian identity based on certain...
- Imagining the Homeland from Afar: Community and Peoplehood in the Age of the Diaspora. Addis, Adeno // Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law;Oct2012, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p963
Diasporas--understood as groups of individuals or communities who carry an image of a homeland that is separate from the host land in which they reside--have always been with us. As long as there have been large movements of people across boundaries, be it voluntary or involuntary, there have...
- NOW Foundation Examines Prison-like Detention Centers. Vives, Olga // National NOW Times;Fall2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p14
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience in visiting the Etowah County Detention Center in Gadsden, Alabama.
- Things That Matter: the Compassionate Jail Guard. GANDELMAN, JOE // Moderate Voice;5/20/2013, p11
A first person narrative presented which explores the author's experience of visiting a jail in San Diego County, California.
- Solutions, not excuses needed to rectify failed Wayne County Jail project. Cavanagh, Phil // Michigan Citizen;12/1/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 4, pA6
The author discusses failure of Wayne County Jail project in Michigan.
- Detention facilities swell with young border crossers. // Graham Leader;7/6/2014, Vol. 138 Issue 93, p10A
The article reports that the detention facilities will be increased in Texas border with Mexico to deal with young people crossing the border.
- COFFEE IN JAIL. STEINGRABER, SANDRA // Orion Magazine;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p15
In this article the author shares her experience of living at Chemung County Jail for fifteen days.