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The Shadow System

The Shadow System is Sylvia A. Harvey’s unflinching investigation of the vast collateral damage falling on the prisoners’ families.

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Review of ‘The Shadow System’

In an era of prison privatization; underfunded, overcrowded and aging facilities; mandated and minimum sentencing; and ever-growing numbers of incarcerated convicts, it’s hardly news that American prisons are increasingly dangerous places. In The Shadow System: Mass Incarceration and the American Family, Sylvia A. Harvey’s unflinching investigation of the vast collateral damage falling on the prisoners’ families,…

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