Jack Norton and Judah Schept join This Is Hell! to discuss their forthcoming volume, co-authored with Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, The Jail Is Everywhere: Fighting the New Geography of Mass Incarceration available February 14th from Verso. After the interview, Sebastian Wuepper returns with an all-new The Past Inside the Present.
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Jack Norton is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Governors State University.
Judah Schept is a Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author of Coal, Cages, Crisis: The Rise of the Prison Economy in Central Appalachia and Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth, and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion.