Preface; Introduction; 1. Open Prison 2. The Mental Management of Routine 3. The Nightmare of Repetition 4. The Inner Theatre of the Mind 5. Free Areas, Escape Routes and Identity Sites 6. Getting It Together 7. Momentary Slips Through the Fabric 8. Over the Wall 9. A Case of Mistaken Identity 10. Notes and References
"The new introduction is a fine piece of work . . . the book is
even more timely today than it was fifteen years ago when the first
edition was published."
-Christopher Lasch, author of "The Culture of Narcissism
""Escape Attempts pays homage to the diverse, often ingenious ways in which people everywhere set about constructing a fragile architecture round themselves capable of withstanding the dreary pressures not just of paramount reality' but of sociological theory itself."
-Dick Hebdige, author of "Hiding in the Light