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Prison Nation Wins Human Rights Award

On December 16, 2003, Paul Wright and Tara Herivel were awarded the 2003 Myers Outstanding Book Award certificate for Prison Nation: The Warehousing of America's Poor (Routledge, 2003). The award is from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America.

Based in Boston at Simmons College, the Center is unique in that it focuses on the human rights of Americans and seeks to promote wider awareness and deeper understanding of human rights issues in the United States.

Prison Nation won the award for its "insightful documentation and analysis of the prison industry&" Wright and Herivel were also honored for their commitment to furthering positive social change.

Additional information about the award and the Gustavus Myers Center is available at Prison Nation is available for purchase from PLN for $19.95, see ordering information on pages 46-47.

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