Music-making in U.S. prisons : listening to incarcerated voices /

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Wilfrid Laurier University Press,, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, p.223 pages ; (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst01030555, fast, Music in prisons, Music in prisons., Musique dans les prisons., United States.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Why music-making in prisons? -- "Might is not always right" -- "I encourage everyone to step outside their comfort zone" -- "Their singing saved me" -- "Life within these walls" -- "So much more"."Traces the history of music programs in U.S. prisons and engages in dialogue with current programs to hypothesize how music functions in carceral settings. The authors recommend principles to support personal and social growth for people experiencing incarceration and build social awareness of the harmful aspects of the prison industrial complex."--Issued also in electronic formats.