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Christian Parenti is an American investigative journalist and author. His books include: Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (2000), a survey of the rise of the prison industrial complex from the Nixon through Reagan Eras and into the present; The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (2003), a study of surveillance and control in modern society. His most recent book, The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq (2004), is an account of the US occupation in Iraq. Parenti has also reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Venezuela, and Bolivia.

Parenti's writing is usually published in The Nation, and he frequently appears on Doug Henwood's radio show, Behind The News, on WBAI in New York, to discuss his work. He also writes for many other publications, including the London Review of Books, Mother Jones and Condé Nast Traveler. He was a visiting fellow at CUNY's Center for Place, Culture and Politics, as well as a Soros Senior Justice Fellow. Parenti has taught at the New College of California and at St. Mary's College in Moraga, California.

Parenti is the son of noted Marxist Michael Parenti and Susan Parenti, an artist who lives in Vermont. He attended Buxton School in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the New School for Social Research in New York, and the London School of Economics, where he earned a PhD in sociology. He lives in Brooklyn.

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Total Books: 14
Anthropocene or Capitalocene Nature History and the Crisis of Capitalism
Christian Parenti Im Wendekreis des Chaos
2013 - Christian Parenti Im Wendekreis Des Chaos (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783942281348
ISBN-10: 3942281341
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Tropic of Chaos Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence
Tropic of Chaos Climate Wars and the New Geography of Violence
2011 - Tropic of Chaos Climate Wars and the New Geography of VIolence (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781568586007
ISBN-10: 1568586000
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
2008 - Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis [New Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781844672677
ISBN-10: 1844672670
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Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis Revised and Expanded Edition
2008 - Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis Revised and Expanded Edition (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844672493
ISBN-10: 1844672492
Genres: Law, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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The Freedom Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq
2005 - The Freedom Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781595580375
ISBN-10: 1595580379
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Soft Cage Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror
2004 - The Soft Cage Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465054855
ISBN-10: 0465054854
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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The Freedom Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq
2004 - The Freedom Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781565849488
ISBN-10: 1565849485
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Soft Cage Surveillance in America from Slavery to the War on Terror
2003 - The Soft Cage Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780465054848
ISBN-10: 0465054846
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Taking Liberties Prisons Policing and Surveillance in an Age of Crisis
2003 - Taking Liberties Prisons Policing and Surveillance in an Age of Crisis [AK Press Audio] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781902593630
ISBN-10: 1902593634
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Mob Action Against the State Collected Speeches from the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair
2002 - Mob Action Against the State Collected Speeches From the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair [AK Press Audio] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902593517
ISBN-10: 1902593510
Genre: Nonfiction
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Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
2000 - Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781859843031
ISBN-10: 1859843034
Genres: Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Lockdown America Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis