Book Review: Gifts from the Dark: Learning from the Incarceration Experience
Schwartz, Joni and John R. Chaney. (2021). Gifts from the Dark: Learning from the Incarceration Experience. Lexington Books.
Gifts from the Dark explores imprisonment as a site and process of pedagogy. Learning, as Schwartz and Chaney argue, is “disorienting”; it draws on the resources of mind, body, and spirit; it is both solitary and relational; and, finally, it has the power to make change in the world.
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