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Digitize and Punish (2020, University of Minnesota Press)

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Digitize and Punish by Brian Jefferson

Tracing the rise of digital computing in policing and punishment and its harmful impact on criminalized communities of color

Brian Jefferson explores the history of digital computing and criminal justice, revealing how big tech, computer scientists, university researchers, and state actors have digitized carceral governance over the past forty years. He shows how digital technology has expanded the wars on …