Christian Parenti

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Christian Parenti is a "frequent contributor to The Nation on international affairs". [1]

"He has been a Soros Senior Justice fellow and a Ford Foundation Fellow at the CUNY Graduate School's Center for Place, Culture, and Politics." [2] wiki

His father is Michael Parenti. Christian's website is


  • Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (1999).
  • The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (2003).
  • The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq (2004).


In 2000, he earned a PhD in sociology at the London School of Economics. The title of his thesis was "Policing the Theme Park City." (See LSE Library Catalogue).

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  1. Christian Parenti, The Nation, accessed March 23, 2009.
  2. Public Speaking, Christian Parenti, accessed March 23, 2009.