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Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... antiblackness Brazil police operations United States carceral regimes ...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
..., police departments, the press, or universities who thought collectively about ways of addressing crime in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century city. These thinkers not only built a department that explicitly centered race and ethnicity in its operations but they also laid the foundation...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
..., and traditional claims of justice. antiblackness Brazil police operations United States carceral regimes ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-144
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of Yucumo, government forces sought to break it up. The massive and carefully planned police operation in Chaparina left over seventy indigenous protestors wounded and generated widespread outrage. The marchers persisted, however, and eventually reached La Paz, on 19 October, to broad public acclaim...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... as an ethical imperative animates this exercise. The focus on freedom, even as an unrealized, perhaps unrealizable condition, forces readers to move beyond, if not against, the very grammars, practices, and traditional claims of justice. antiblackness Brazil police operations United States carceral...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
.... Everyday law enforcement mobilized intimate forms of surveillance and spectatorship, as multiple actors looked for and looked at cross-dressing criminals in police photographs, court sketches, and newspaper crime reports. Visibility was partial, however, as newspaper reports focused on white cross-dressing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... This meeting ended on a note of conciliation, but only days later, on 25 September, as the march approached the town of Yucumo, government forces sought to break it up. The massive and carefully planned police operation in Chaparina left over seventy indigenous protestors wounded and generated widespread...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... This chapter explores cross-dressing law’s legal operations and effects as it developed as a flexible tool for policing multiple gender offenses, including those of feminist dress reformers, female impersonators, fast young women who dressed as men for nights out on the town, and people whose...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... The very term “mobilization” depends on an operative sense of mobility that many people cannot take for granted. No one moves without a supportive environment and an enabling set of technologies. This notion of a supported, agentic body is at work in any number of political movements: struggles...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027454-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2745-4
... and meanings of the militia, has frequently operated at night when Black people have asserted freedom of movement and have thus been identified as dangerous to white interests. The militia is a core republican concern, but the chapter argues that the influential political philosophy of republicanism lacks...
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023883-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... Black Panthers: After World War II, communist cats and capitalist cats entered both domestic and international politics. At the height of monopoly capital’s Cold War, the police raided the Black Cat gay bar in Los Angeles three years before the famous Stonewall Riots and the CIA launched...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024545-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... mainstream American media normalizes the political mobilization of this form of gender violence toward anti-immigrant discourses and policies of exclusion in the United States and Europe. The unexamined good of “public health” measures like Operation Limelight at British and American airports neutralize...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
... that they would not stay in the country for too long, especially if the man’s base of operations was in Denmark. He did not appear to be meeting anyone and, so, the value of whatever information might be found in the pension room increased considerably. Therefore, the team had to make a decision: either...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
.... The chapter shows how mainstream American media normalizes the political mobilization of this form of gender violence toward anti-immigrant discourses and policies of exclusion in the United States and Europe. The unexamined good of “public health” measures like Operation Limelight at British and American...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373810-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... that tjelbak snakes are one example of the general problem late liberalism faces as geontopower reveals its operation. How are existents like tjelbak being incorporated into the “conversation” about the destiny of other planetary existents—and the planet as an existent? How can we consider them the dissensus...
Published: 03 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... Cold War, the police raided the Black Cat gay bar in Los Angeles three years before the famous Stonewall Riots and the CIA launched Operation Acoustic Kitty in which it used microphone-equipped cats to spy on the Soviets. The FBI trained its own focus on the Black Panthers, whose feline message...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
.... Finally, the chapter examines how anti-prostitution feminist social science discourse operates as a surveillant practice in alliance with state surveillance and with a carceral mentality. sex work carceral feminism surveys “johns” deviance Scholars such as G. T. Marx have noted...