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Prisons, Punishment, Power

Created for Dr. Adler. AMH 6932/AMH 5905 | Fall 2020 / Updated Summer 2021 for Dr. Adler’s AMH 3051, AMH 6932, and AMH 5095 courses


Welcome to this LibGuide. This guide serves as a resource for the course Prisons, Power, Punishment. 


  • Brainstorm— How to start conducting research.
  • Citation— How to organize your research to effectively write and cite a paper or project.
  • Reference— How to find background information when getting started with research.
  • Primary Sources— How to differentiate between Scholarly & Popular articles. How to determine if material qualifies as a primary or secondary source. Also a link for the primary sources you are most likely to use for this course
  • Articles— How to use the FIU Databases to locate scholarly articles that will further your research. Links to multi-disciplinary databases
  • Help— Where to go if you need a little more help.

Also on this welcome page are the most recent updates to the guide. As scholars contribute helpful sources to this guide, I will update the guide with links to those sources and replicate the update on this page for quick reference.


Christopher M. Jimenez

This LibGuide is provided with an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license

If you would like to reuse any part of this LibGuide for noncommercial educational or instructional purposes, please contact and credit the guide's creator, Christopher M. Jimenez, Associate Web Services Librarian at the FIU Libraries, and include a link to this guide.