A Critical Phenomonology of Solitary Confinement by Lisa Guenther (2013)

2011-Present, Authority, Date, Defining the Enemy, History/Theory, Theory

In this introduction to her book Solitary Confinement: Social Death and Its Afterlives, Guenther defines soiltary confinement as a kind of social death, looking at the experience of prisoners in the early nineteenth centural to today;’s supermax prisons.