Author: Lindsey Feldman

Fighting a wildfire on a gun range, or, the sensuous memories of #fieldwork

Lindsey Feldman , February 20th, 2017

Introduction I fought 32 wildfires over fifteen months as part of my ethnographic research. I fought them with men who are currently in prison. Many western U.S. states…


Arizona’s Inmate Firefighters

Lindsey Feldman , July 13th, 2016

In the state of Arizona, all able-bodied incarcerated people are required to work. Most prison jobs are monotonous and consist of low-skill, assembly line–style labor. The hourly wage…