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Africana Studies Subject Guide — Prison Studies

Interdisciplinary guide for Africana/African American Studies

Prison Studies

This page features a small selection of UConn library and external resources to support learning and research pertaining to Prison Studies. This list is meant to be exploratory and is not a comprehensive representation or list of the library's holdings.

For additional assistance, please contact Stephanie Birch, Research Services Librarian for Africana Studies at

Abolition & Resistance

Carceral Aesthetics & Prison Arts

Carceral Spaces & Landscapes

Immigration Detention

Incarcerated Women and LGBTQ+ People

Incarcerated Youth

Mass Incarceration

Policing & Police Brutality

Prison Labor

Prison Literature