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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 27 October 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390985-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9098-5
Book Chapter

By Matthew Guariglia
Published: 13 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... Theodore Roosevelt Charles Parkhurst Lexow Committee police corruption policing women ...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... by an anxious public due to concerns over their ability to police white women in a respectful way. Informed by racial science, early eugenics, and anti-vice and corruption investigations of the era, NYPD commissioner Theodore Roosevelt articulated a scientific vision of a hierarchy of races based on how well...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
.... The chapter elaborates on the forms of violent intimacies constituted between trans people and police officers, who embody state power through legal and extralegal means of surveillance and securitization. By constantly negotiating the process of surveillance and securitization, trans women oblige the police...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... African American New Yorkers, observing the recruitment of immigrant police officers, demanded the appointment of Black police. They did this as a response to decades of disproportionate arrests of Black men and women in the city and police brutality, and argued that a respectable Black officer...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... with irrational fearmongering. As evident in the post-Fukushima neologism “radiation brain mom,” the implicit target of fūhyōhigai policing was women, understood as having an irrational “radiation brain,” being antiscience, and overreacting. With its strong shaming effects, such food policing made many women’s...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... and frequently makes women the messengers as well as the targets. The “correct” kind of understanding of radiation was cultivated from the ground up and in a seemingly democratic manner, implicating women as important partners in this policing process. food safety risk communication participatory model...
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...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... This chapter examines the case of the safe school lunch movement (which was highly feminized) that demanded the government ensure the safety of the public school lunch program after the Fukushima accident. Food policing and the charge of fūhyōhigai made it difficult for women in the movement...
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: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... as a racializing state technique. The Pearl Revolution led to a rise in women-led confrontational street politics not necessarily authorized by Bahraini opposition men. This produced sublimated tensions not captured by images of orderly gender-segregated marches. sect-sex-police nexus racialization...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... to contain excessive soldier sexuality and to regulate soldier contact with the multiracial population of Panamá. In their most intrusive dimensions, these programs involved the arrest and screening of Panamanian women as “venereal disease suspects” whose purported racial proclivities for dirt, bacteria...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... that enable it—such as the inaction and complicity of the state, police, and judiciary—and also show how such violence is normalized as it becomes part of gendering the population through a violent right-wing patriarchy. Such gendering produces Hindu patriarchy able to violently subjugate Muslim women and men...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024545-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... and complicity of the state, police, and judiciary—and also show how such violence is normalized as it becomes part of gendering the population through a violent right-wing patriarchy. Such gendering produces Hindu patriarchy able to violently subjugate Muslim women and men, and constructs Muslim men...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024545-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... the profiling, policing, and surveillance of Black and brown women. female genital cutting (FGC) immigrants media racialized bodies surveillance ...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... Using the 2009 police images documenting the domestic abuse of pop star Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, this chapter mobilizes Denise Da Silva and Sally Engle Merry’s respective formulations of the “analytics of raciality” and “regime of domestic violence governmentality” toward a feminist reading...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... that maldistribute essential life chances such as income, health care, education, and housing and target certain populations with policing and imprisonment. It uses key concepts from women of color feminisms and the work of Michel Foucault to introduce analysis of power that enforces norms and power that manages...
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
...Resistances This chapter revolves around an ethnographic moment in which the police interrogated two unauthorized Liberian migrants in Niger and uses this moment to highlight how unauthorized Black African migrants in Niger escape police and surveillance and humanitarian aid. The conditions...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... Continuing the focus on juridical aspects of the state, this chapter turns to the antisodomy law’s significance to practices and discourses of law enforcement. Fieldwork conducted with the Delhi Police highlights the subjective, sexualized aspects of law enforcement that are analyzed...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
...Sexual Lives of Juridical Governance Shifting attention to Section 377’s archives, the chapter explores the subjective histories of this statute. Showing that case law and police crime reports for the antisodomy law are primarily related to child sexual assault, this chapter reveals...