Bang Up and Smash

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written by ASBO
a detailed examination of women’s prisons, probation, and bail hostels.


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Bang Up and Smash is an overview of women’s prisons in the UK, and a political analysis of their physical and ideological construction. This 2nd edition contains an updated introduction and resources section.

From the moment of arrest, to coming home, Bang Up and Smash critically engages with the procedures, concepts, and apparatus the state relies on, and the economics behind the expansion of the prison industrial complex. Bang Up and Smash is a practical guide to women’ prisons in the UK, and a rallying call to attack.

Solidarity is a weapon, and abolition is not enough…

Book details:
Publisher: Active Distribution
Author: ASBO
Published: February 2022, 2nd edition. [first edition published 2017]
Printed: In Croatia, by Kerschoffset, Zagreb
Pages: 300


Weight 404 g
Dimensions 21 × 14.8 × 2.6 cm