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The War on Sex

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David M. Halperin
David M. Halperin

David M. Halperin is W. H. Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality in the English Department at the University of Michigan and the author, most recently, of How to Be Gay.

Trevor Hoppe is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York, and author of Punishing Disease.

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Trevor Hoppe
Trevor Hoppe

David M. Halperin is W. H. Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality in the English Department at the University of Michigan and the author, most recently, of How to Be Gay.

Trevor Hoppe is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York, and author of Punishing Disease.

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Duke University Press
ISBN electronic:
978-0-8223-7314-8
Publication date:
2017
Book Chapter

Queer Disavowal: “Controversial Crimes” and Building Abolition

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Owen Daniel-McCarter
Owen Daniel-McCarter
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Erica R. Meiners
Erica R. Meiners
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R. Noll
R. Noll
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Published:
March 2017

In this roundtable discussion, three authors discuss their efforts to research, educate, advocate, and organize around and against the U.S. prison nation, with a significant emphasis on naming how race, gender, and sexuality intersect with criminalization. In particular, this discussion examines how the overlapping sex offender, queer, and criminalization/incarceration organizing tensions provide an opportunity to reflect on the wider implications of the authors’ very local work and to build shared analysis.

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