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Thompson: Censoring reading materials in prisons could lead to more, not less rebellion

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"To Make Prisons ‘Safer,’ Some Are Banning . . . Books" - New York Times. 01/12/2018.

Current and planned policies intended to increase prison safety by banning certain kinds of reading materials could backfire, says Heather Ann Thompson.“Censorship was a main reason prisoners in Attica were so upset,” she says.


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