MANAGING MERCY: AFRICAN AMERICANS, PAROLE AND PATERNALISM IN THE GEORGIA PRISON SYSTEM 1919-1945.

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  • Author(s): Garton, Stephen
  • Source:
    Journal of Social History. Spring2003, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p675. 25p.
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    • Abstract:
      Explores the complex social and cultural dynamics that framed the exercise of mercy for African American prisoners. Parole's representation of a major technique for the regulation of justice; Crucial mechanism for the ethic practice of paternalism; Support on the older forms of economic organization and social relations in the 'New South.'