*NEW ARRIVALS* just in to Revolution Books

A few recent arrivals!

A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America by Ernest Drucker (hardcover 20 % off this week!)
Drucker, an internationally recognized public health scholar, compares mass incarceration to other, well-recognized epidemics using basic public health concepts...“contagion,” “transmission,” and “potential years of life lost.” He argues that imprisonment—originally conceived as a response to individuals’ crimes—has become mass incarceration: a destabilizing force that undermines the families and communities it targets.



Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life by Diane Fujino
Richard Aoki, as the most prominent non-Black member of the Black Panther Party, a key architect of Afro-Asian solidarity in the 1960s and ’70s. His life story exposes the personal side of political activism as it illuminates the history of ethnic nationalism and radical internationalism in America.

The Journey to Tahrir: Revolution, Protest, and Social Change in Egypt Jeannie Sowers, Chris Toensing (Editors)
Starting with the momentous eighteen days of street protest that compelled Mubarak’s resignation, the volume moves back in time to plumb the state’s strategies of repression and examine the mounting dissent of workers, democracy advocates, anti-war activists, and social and environmental campaigners. Leading analysts of Egypt detail the demographic and economic trends that produced wealth for the few and impoverishment for the many.

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