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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392644-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9264-4
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
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By Robert Gay
Published: 16 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7577-7
... Comando Vermelho prison conditions organized crime corruption war on drugs ...
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By Jennifer Suchland
... U.S. Trafficking Victims Protection Act Cold War organized crime antitrafficking ...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... Italian New Yorkers and became a model for other cities across the country. Failure to sustain lasting results against Italian organized crime and increasing anti-Italian prejudice led to the NYPD to consider immigration restrictions and deportation, rather than immigrant detectives, as a solution...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... Act Cold War organized crime antitrafficking ...
Book Chapter

By Robert Gay
Published: 16 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375777-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7577-7
..., in this case the Comando Vermelho, respond to the situation. The chapter also discusses the nature of the Brazilian prison system in general, and the recent increase in the size of the prisoner population due to the country’s “war on drugs.” Comando Vermelho prison conditions organized crime...
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By Rielle Navitski
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... nations’ present-day media cultures, which are marked by public displays of violence perpetrated by the military, police, private security forces, and organized crime. Criminal organizations have mounted a formidable challenge to these states’ historically precarious monopolies on violence and become ever...
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By Robert Gay
Published: 16 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375777-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7577-7
... of the conflict between factions on favela communities on the outside and how, in recent years, the authorities in Rio have opted to change the way they combat organized crime by occupying and securing urban territory through establishing Police Pacifying Units, or Unidades de Polícia Pacificadora. Comando...
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By Jennifer Suchland
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... and social vulnerabilities that sustain trafficking. U.S. Trafficking Victims Protection Act Cold War organized crime antitrafficking ...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... This chapter continues with the inscription of trans lives, bodies, and queer desires into the domain of law through femicides. Bringing together trans and natrans femicides, I look at the political life organized around the deaths of sex/gender-transgressive and trans people. The chapter...
Series: ASTERISK: Gender, Trans-, and All That Comes After
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059431-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5943-1
... This chapter names and indicts transnational anti-trans political alliances that target children explicitly for harassment, bullying, and legislative and administrative violence. Trans children are in the crosshairs of legislative efforts to make trans-affirmative healthcare a crime and to ban...
Published: 19 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027690-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2769-0
... Chapter 3 follows WWAV’s process of organizing a systematic challenge to fight the criminalization of our community in the wake of Hurricane Katrina under Louisiana’s “Crime Against Nature by Solicitation” (CANS) statute, which mandated sex offender registration for a period of fifteen years...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay interrogates social movements’ complicity in white supremacy through their adoption of “hate crimesorganizing as the model by which to address racial violence. This “hate/crime paradigm” sticks criminality and pathology to bodies and populations that are always already seen...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... on crime became a war on prisoners, conjugal visits were eliminated. conjugal visits penal harm movement prisoner organizing “country club prisons” ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... advocates have condemned U.S. sex crimes law—in particular the prosecution of minors and the regime of post-incarceration registration and civil commitment—as grave violations of international human rights laws. And yet those who should be expected to care about this issue—sex radicals, GLTBQ organizations...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... at center stage in the national drama. Beginning in the mid-1970s, a succession of modern sex crime panics have redefined childhood, reshaped American social institutions, fostered new forms of identity based on victimization, eroded democratic legal norms, and contributed to the development of a deeply...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
.... At the very moment when “crime in the streets” emerged as an elastic mantra that helped to fuel mass incarceration, prisons were temporarily releasing people onto the streets in the name of public safety. After explaining the development of furloughs as a tool of “community corrections,” chapter 8 explores...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... Chapter 9 is a close examination of the infamous Willie Horton scandal. With the exploitation of this case by the presidential campaign of George H. W. Bush, the furlough process became the theater for a proxy battle in the war on crime. Whereas a decade earlier furloughs were heralded as a tool...