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Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... The third section offers an essay on the Occupy Wall Street uprising and, particularly, Tate’s ten reasons why he thinks more Black people didn’t participate (perhaps Occupy should have included prison abolition as a demand, he queries, or paid some lip service to the non-Black folk seen...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... around the country realize their visions of protest. Members of the collective also visit elementary schools to talk with young people about social justice work, including transformative justice, In- digenous re sis tance, prison abolition, and artful protest. As an abolitionist collective, Lifted Voices...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
..., and the settler state, predicate their existence in these lands on slavery and land dispossession. While the forms of settler surveillance, suppression, and vio lence against Native and Black communities are distinct and cannot be conflated, we do not believe viable routes to prison abolition are pos si- ble...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... some concerns about it, specifically who the leadership was, who is participating, and how it was becoming vis i ble. Can you say more about your feelings about the prison abolition movement as it currently exists and how people are conceiving of conceptualizing abolition? FW I don t know much about...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... is often modeled on a pattern similar to the prison system-where women's activities are monitored and policed, and where they are cut off from their friends and families. 38 In fact, some shelters have gone so far as to conduct background searches on clients and have them arrested if they have...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
...Index Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations. Abdul- Jabbar, Kareem, 260 abjection, 154n57; and the Black body, 355; and Blackness, 13, 65 66, 78, 134, 151n2; and Indianness, 13, 65, 134, 135, 146 47; politics of, 147 abolition: politics of, 108 9; prison abolition, 58 60, 64 65, 323...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
... the prison itself rather than labor for private industry or commodity production (R. W. Gilmore 2015, 2019; C. Gilmore 2019; Kilgore 2015). The prison abolition organ- ization Critical Re sis tance has called this the house work of prisons. The vast majority of imprisoned women and men work regular prison...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... the heavily lauded civil rights “victories” emerging from courts and legislatures. The conclusion provides a view of what a trans politics whose demands—such as prison and border abolition, an end to poverty, and meaningful collective self-determination—far exceed what can be achieved through lawsuits...
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By Erica Rand
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013075-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1307-5
... choose to look or look away. In contrast, they could not avoid being the object of my sight, though they might, as many did, avoid looking back. For a moment, I wished that I could fill my eyes with a legible message of solidarity, support, compas- sion, and good prison- abolition, border, and anti...
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By Rachel Zolf
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021551-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2155-1
... demonstrates the lives and stories of a selection of ordinary black women living in northern US cities in the first part of the twentieth century, women whose lives might have been forgotten were it not for Hartman s de- voted cull through mounds of trial transcripts, interviews with psy- chologists, prison...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
..., criminal justice reformers, and prison abolitionists—have run the other way. In this chapter, I examine how (largely feminist) ideas about victimization, age, and sexuality, as well as the intersections of race and criminal (in)justice have led progressives to exclude sex offenders from their purview...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... to the abolition of Man: this is part of the lesson of our world. 4 When we want to imagine other wise possibilities other wise worlds we must abolish the very conceptual frame that produces categorical distinction and makes them desirable; we have to abolish the modality of thought that Stayed | Freedom...
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By Savannah Shange
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007401-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0740-1
... 56; pedagogy of coalition and, 47 48; punition, 15; schooling and, 15, 53 56; social justice movements and, 15, 21, 82; Violence Against Women Act of 1999 (vawa), 135. See also school-to- prison pipeline carceral progressivism: abolition- ist anthropology, 14 15; antiblack progressivism...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005629-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0562-9
... of abolition? Not so much the abolition of prisons but the abolition of a society that could have prisons, that could have slavery, that could have the wage, and therefore not abolition as the elimination of anything but abolition as the founding of a new society (2013, 42). We need to seek, then, not simply...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009269-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0926-9
...AFTERWORD ON CRISIS AND ABOLITION C. Riley Snorton It is difficult to know, but perhaps unlikely, that Stuart Hall and his collabora- tors would recognize the prescience of Policing the Crisis: Mugging, the State, and Law and Order for thinking about hiv/aids. The introduction to their highly...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007401-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0740-1
... subjects, but to ask what becomes impossible when we engage in contest as the primary mode of Black politics this is the differential between revolution and abo- lition. Revolution seeks to win control of the state and its resources, while abolition wants to quit playing and raze the stadium of settler...
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By Keith L. Camacho
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005667-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0566-7
... by Don Sabo, Terry A. Kupers, and Willie London, 35 45. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001. bibliography 273 Davis, Angela Y. Racialized Punishment and Prison Abolition. In The Angela Y. Davis Reader, edited by Joy James, 96 109. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 1998. Dawdy, Shannon Lee, and Joe Bonni...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-050
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...181 The Morant Bay Rebellion Gad Heuman After abolition, conflicts developed over land, labor, taxation, family life, religious expression, and the judicial system, to name but a few. In the 1860s these divisions intensified due to drought and the adverse economic impact of the US Civil War. All...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007401-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0740-1
...Chapter Three Why Can t We Learn African? Academic Pathways, Coalition Pedagogy, and the Demands of Abolition Sofia Torres s Beginning Spanish class was first period, so it often got off to a slow start as students trickled in over half an hour or so after the school day began at 8:10 a.m...
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... ix More than 2.3 million Americans are incarcerated across the nation for crimes great and small. How is it that a nation that trumpets its traditions of freedom and liberty vies for the international title of the largest carceral state? How is it that a disproportionate number of those prisoners...