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A landmark history of black women’s imprisonment in the South, “No Mercy Here” recovers stories of the captivity and punishment of black women to demonstrate how the system of incarceration was crucial to organizing gender and race, and constructing Jim Crow modernity.
Sarah Haley is Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and African American studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity is the winner of the 2016 Sara A.Whaley Prize, National Women's Studies Association and the 2016 Letitia Woods Brown Book Award, Association of Black Women Historians.
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Dispatches from Lesbian America
Dispatches from Lesbian America is a collection of more than forty works of short fiction and memoir from contemporary writers, some newly emerging and some well-known. Unique in recent lesbian anthologies, these thoughtful stories address themes meaningful to us in the modern world.