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Doing Time

Doing Time
Author: Masha Gerding
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3531914049
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Doing Time
Language: de
Pages: 239
Authors: Masha Gerding
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-01 - Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia
Categories: Criminals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:
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Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 71
Authors: United States Commission on Civil Rights. Pennsylvania Advisory Committee
Categories: Prison administration
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher:
"A report of the Pennsylvania Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights."--T.p.
Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Bell Gale Chevigny
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: Skyhorse
“Doing time.” For prison writers, it means more than serving a sentence; it means staying alive and sane, preserving dignity, reinventing oneself, and somehow retaining one’s humanity. For the last quarter century the prestigious writers’ organization PEN has sponsored a contest for writers behind bars to help prisoners face these challenges. Bell Chevigny, a former prison teacher, has selected the best of these submissions from over the last 25 years to create Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing—a vital work, demonstrating that prison writing is a vibrant part of American literature. This new edition will contain updated biographies of all contributors. The 51 original prisoners contributing to this volume deliver surprising tales, lyrics, and dispatches from an alien world covering the life span of imprisonment, from terrifying initiations to poignant friendships, from confrontations with family to death row, and sometimes share extraordinary breakthroughs. With 1.8 million men and women—roughly the population of Houston—In American jails and prisons, we must listen to “this small country of throwaway people,” in Prejean’s words. Doing Time frees them from their sentence of silence. We owe it to ourselves to listen to their voices.
Doing Time
Language: de
Pages: 293
Authors: Hans-Joachim Lincke
Categories: Time
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: transcript Verlag
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Doing Time in the Garden
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: James Jiler
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-06 - Publisher: New Village Press
This is the first comprehensive guide to in-prison and post-release horticultural training programs. James Jiler combines an engaging personal account of running a highly successful horticultural vocation program at the largest jail complex in the United States with a practical guide to starting and managing prison and re-entry gardening programs. James Jiler directs the Greenhouse Project for male and female inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail system. He also directs the GreenTeam of ex-offenders, who work on landscape-related projects throughout New York State. Jiler's humor and heartfelt stories about prison community and clear explanations of what works broaden this book's appeal to social activists, educators, and those involved with at-risk populations and community gardens.
Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Lee Carruthers
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-06 - Publisher: SUNY Press
Proposes that cinematic time is not a fixed idea, but a dynamic exchange between film and viewer. Doing Time addresses two areas of interest in recent film study—film temporality and film philosophy—to propose an innovative theorization of cinematic time that sees it as a dynamic process of engagement, or something we do as viewers. This active relation to cinematic time, which discloses a film’s temporal character, is called its “timeliness.” Here it is traced across a range of fascinating case studies from Hollywood and the global art cinema, uncovering each film’s characteristic way of “doing time.” Throughout, the ambiguities of filmic time are held as powerful attractions as they modulate film viewing: such pauses, gaps, repetitions, and stretches of time illuminate a living field that extends from viewing activity. Drawing on the writings of French film critic and theorist André Bazin, as well as the phenomenology of Martin Heidegger and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Lee Carruthers forwards a claim about the value of cinematic time for thinking. She also raises the tasks of film analysis and interpretation to renewed visibility. By prioritizing the viewer’s experience of filmic temporality, and offering a rich vocabulary for describing this exchange, Carruthers articulates a new sphere
Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: Guy Opperman
Categories: Corrections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-01 - Publisher:
This is a ground-breaking study of national importance of our criminal justice system by one of Britain's most intellectual and highly-regarded MPs, a former criminal barrister of note, Guy Opperman.
Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jack N. Lawson
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-19 - Publisher: Author House
Doing Time is the compelling, true-to-life story of a young woman, Annabel Lee, who is wrongly convicted and imprisoned for a crime committed by her wayward husband. Beginning before her birth, the story opens in the rural American South of the1950s, and tracks the brutal relationship into which Annabel Lee is born. As she grows, Annabel Lee cannot escape the cycle of violence and abuse that surrounds her. Naively, she elopes with her teenaged lover in the vain hope for an escape from her cruel past, only to discover that she has entered upon an equally harrowing stint in a women's prison. In the unlikely fellowship behind bars, and through her relationships with inmates, staff and particularly the prison's chaplain, Annabel Lee courageously moves from the scarred existence as a victim to the life of a survivor. Filled with the local color of life in rural North Carolina between the 1950s and 1970s, Doing Time is a poignantan-and at times humorous-story of multi-generational trauma and abuse, and the journey of the human spirit to healing and redemption.
Doing Time
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Rob Thomas
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-12 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Each student at Robert E. Lee High School is required to perform two hundred hours of community service in order to graduate. Their responses to the assignment are as varied as the organizations for which they volunteer....