Dress behind bars : prison clothing as criminality / Juliet Ash Ash, Juliet, 1949-

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Ash, Juliet, 1949-
Subjects
Prisoners - Clothing.; Geschichte 1760-2000; Social aspects
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From nineteenth-century broad arrows and black and white stripes to twenty first-century orange jumpsuits, prison clothing has both mirrored and bolstered the power of penal institutions over prisoners' lives. Vividly illustrated and based on original research, including throughout the voices of the incarcerated, this book is a pioneering history and investigation of prison dress, which demystifies the experience of what it is like to be an imprisoned criminal. Juliet Ash takes the reader on a journey from the production of prison clothing to the bodies of its wearers. She uncovers a history c.
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36531762

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