By Baz Dreisinger
Baz Dreisinger travels at the back of bars in 9 international locations to reconsider the kingdom of justice in an international context
starting in Africa and finishing in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey in the course of the felony structures of the area. Professor, journalist, and founding father of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger seems to be into the human tales of incarcerated women and men and people who imprison them, making a jarring, poignant view of an international to which such a lot are denied entry, and a rethinking of 1 of America’s such a lot far-reaching worldwide exports: the trendy felony complex.
From serving as a restorative justice facilitator in a infamous South African legal and dealing with genocide survivors in Rwanda, to launching an inventive writing type in an overcrowded Ugandan felony and coordinating a drama workshop for girls prisoners in Thailand, Dreisinger examines the area in the back of bars with equivalent elements empathy and mind. She trips to Jamaica to go to a jail tune software, to Singapore to benefit approximately techniques to prisoner reentry, to Australia to grapple with the base line of personal prisons, to a federal supermax in Brazil to confront the horrors of solitary confinement, and at last to the so-called version prisons of Norway. Incarceration Nations concludes with climactic classes in regards to the previous, current, and way forward for justice.