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Boom. 2016; 6222–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.22
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jonathan Simon California’s newest prison—the first one commissioned since the 1990s—is also the first in decades not to be called a prison. The California Health Care Facility, Stockton (CHCF), opened in 2013 on the site of the former Karl Holton Youth Correctional Facility. Designed to hold 1,722...
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Boom. 2016; 621–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.1
Published: 01 June 2016
... reform. Aviram draws on years of archival and journalistic research and builds on social history and economics literature to show the impact of recession-era discourse on the death penalty, the war on drugs, incarceration practices, prison health care, and other aspects of the American correctional...
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Boom. 2016; 628–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.8
Published: 01 June 2016
..., Susanville. Folsom State Prison, Sacramento. Valley State Prison and Central California Women s Facility, Chowchilla. California Health Care Facility, Stockton. ...
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Boom. 2016; 6252–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.52
Published: 01 June 2016
... than offenders who did not receive in-prison SAT or after- care (55.6 percent). Statewide, the three-year return to prison rate CDCR s primary measure of recidivism for all offenders released in fiscal year 2011-12 was almost double (54.3 percent) the rate of offenders who received in-prison SAT and...
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Boom. 2016; 624–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.4
Published: 01 June 2016
... money the state spent on corrections tripled.1 The system became stretched to the breaking point: prisons were dangerously overcrowded, condi- tions were terribly poor, and provision of mental and physical health care woefully inadequate. In October 2006, the California Department of Corrections and...
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Boom. 2016; 6242–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.42
Published: 01 June 2016
.... The files revealed that just before his cancer was discovered, Medina had been diagnosed with cognitive def- icits A prison psychiatrist declared the mental impairment cured with vitamin B12 just in time for the prison system to allow the condemned man to reject medical care because he feared a bone...
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Boom. 2014; 4243–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.43
Published: 01 June 2014
...- modification of sharing comes at the cost of something both material and spiritual: the idea and the functioning of the public realm. It is in the public realm that we can assert a politics of care for the city and for each other, a pol- itics and an ethics of genuine sharing. At some of the anti-eviction...
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Boom. 2012; 2286–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.2.86
Published: 01 June 2012
... do. The University of California was founded in 1868, and students paid practically no fees until 1921, and then only for incidental, non-instructional goods such as student activities, parking, and health care. California became the first state to link public university UNIVeRSITy Of CALIfORNIA...
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Boom. 2011; 1454–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.54
Published: 01 November 2011
... have also protected inmate access to health care and, most re- cently, the US Supreme Court upheld an order to pro- tect inmates from the cruel and unusual punishments that accompany rampant overcrowding in the California prison system. Still, the many collateral consequences for felony conviction...
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Boom. 2011; 1136–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.36
Published: 01 March 2011
... inequities that have long haunted California s political culture. To redirect the capacities of the state away from human warehousing and imprisonment and toward the provision of socially productive goods like education, in- frastructure, recreation, the environment, jobs, and health care those dimensions of...