In Japanese American Incarceration, Stephanie D. Hinnershitz connects the forced removal, incarceration, and exploitation of approximately 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II to the history of prison labor in the United States.
Oct 2021 | 336 pages | Cloth $39.95
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Economics of Incarceration and the Blueprint for Japanese American Labor
Chapter 2. "What Good Was My Contract?" From Free to Convict Laborers
Chapter 3. "Worse Than Prisoners": Labor Resistance in the Detention Centers and Prison Camps
Chapter 4. A Prison by Any Other Name: Labor and the Poston "Colony"
Chapter 5. Redemptive Labor: Japanese American Resettlement