1. Explain how Davis suggests that the development of prisons represents a humane and progressive step, and how the next step in humane punishment may be beyond incarceration.
2. How does Davis explain the different ways that society has viewed and evaluated imprisonment and the use of solitary confinement?
3. What does Davis mean by “the prison industrial complex?”
4. Why does Davis maintain that schools are a powerful alternative to prisons?
5. How does Davis view the issue of drug use and drug rehabilitation?
6. What does Davis mean when she suggests that the criminal justice system criminalizes certain races and communities?

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