Meda Chesney-Lind is Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and the author of numerous books on imprisonment in the United States, including Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Incarceration (New Press, 2003), and most recently, Beyond Bad Girls: Gender, Violence and Hype (Routledge, 2009), with Katherine Irwin.
Kat Brady is Coordinator of Community Alliance on Prisons, a community initiative promoting smart justice strategies for Hawai‘i’s lawbreakers for more than a decade.
Listen to an interview with Trisha Kehaulani Watson and Meda Chesney-Lind on Homelessness and Prisons. Originally broadcast on NĀ ʻŌIWI ʻŌLINO 8/25/10
Read a free excerpt of “Prisons” by Brady and Chesney-Lind on Civil Beat: