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Outside the Wall : A Puerto Rican Woman's Struggle

Santiago, Lourdes; Padilla, Felix

Verlag: Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A., 1993
ISBN 10: 081351987X / ISBN 13: 9780813519876
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Titel: Outside the Wall : A Puerto Rican Woman's ...

Verlag: Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1993

Einband: paperback

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Binding is very well preserved, pages are clean and crisp, and printing is tight, clean and bright throughout. MB. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 245476

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Inhaltsangabe: "Each time I have taken on a different battle, the more confident I get about gaining more power and liberation. They can't no longer control me!"--Lourdes SantiagoLourdes Santiago is married to a man who is serving a seventy-year prison term for allegedly killing a rival gang member. For more than half of her life, Lourdes has devoted her energy to aiding her husband and fighting for prison reform. Her endless battles on behalf of her husband, other prisoners' families, and her neighborhood have transformed Lourdes. Although she remains deeply faithful to her Puerto Rican community in Chicago, to her religion, and to her marriage, she has also shed many of the traditional roles of Latina women. Her husband's imprisonment has allowed Lourdes to liberate herself.Now we hear Lourdes Santiago's story in her own voice, thanks to Felix Padilla who interviewed her over the course of two years and sensitively wove her words together into this book. We share her anger at the injustices she sees in the penal system--from the 'shake-down' pats on visitors' days to the secret transfer of her husband to a prison halfway across the country in retaliation for Lourdes's advocacy of prison reform. We see how her protests give her new strength. She is determined to pass on a heritage of resistance to the next generation of young people, to enable them to escape the drugs and gangs that overshadowed her own youth and led to her husband's incarceration. Lourdes Santiago and Felix Padilla give us an unparalleled look at the effects of the penal system on the hundreds of thousands of men and women in prison and on their families outside the wall. Compelling reading for anyone interested in the lives of women in contemporary America, in criminal justice, and in Hispanic culture.

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