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By Hamid Reza, Professor Kusha

The development of Islam either around the globe and especially within the usa is mainly impressive between African-American inmates incarcerated in American kingdom and federal penitentiaries. This progress poses a robust problem to American penal philosophy, dependent at the perfect of rehabilitating offenders via penance and applicable penal measures. Islam in American Prisons argues that prisoners changing to Islam search an alternate type of redemption, one who poses a strong epistemological in addition to ideological problem to American penology. in the meantime, following the occasions of Sep 11, a few legal inmates have switched over to radical anti-Western Islam and became sympathetic to the targets and strategies of the Al-Qa'ida association. This new examine examines this multifaceted phenomenon and makes a robust argument for the target exam of the rehabilitative potentials of faith-based corporations in prisons, together with the religion of these who convert to Islam.

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