That Black prisoners have emerged as spokespeople for, and theorists of, a different kind of freedom shows that the tragedy of imprisonment is neither preordained nor permanent.
Clinton cut several lengthy sections from "Hard Choices," which was published shortly after she had launched her presidential campaign. Omissions include references to Latin America, the TPP and the Arab Spring.
Herbert J. Gans is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology Emeritus and the author of a dozen books, the latest being Imagining America in 2033, Univ. of Michigan Press 2008.