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Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390121-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9012-1
Published: 26 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391715-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9171-5
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009313-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005513-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0551-3
Book Chapter

By Reiko Hillyer
... California conjugal visits prison unrest prisoner litigation social death ...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
.... By the 1950s and 1960s, developments in social sciences, as well as episodes of prison unrest and anxieties about homosexuality in prisons, inspired experimentation with conjugal visits. Mississippi became the unlikely model of progressive penology, as conjugal visits were hailed by strange bedfellows...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... for prisoners, including conjugal visits. Following the example of Mississippi, conjugal visits were adopted by California prisons in 1968 with the endorsement of Governor Ronald Reagan. The solution to prison unrest was to increase opportunities for extended visitation rather than putting more barriers between...
... if they were sexually satisfied, but it came to be seen as a progressive measure. By the 1950s and 1960s, developments in social sciences, as well as episodes of prison unrest and anxieties about homosexuality in prisons, inspired experimentation with conjugal visits. Mississippi became the unlikely model...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... to. The chapter discusses the Congress of Peoples’ Deputies, whose quasifree elections dealt a setback to Communist candidates; the rise of ethnic unrest; miners’ strikes, which challenged the Soviet system; Solidarity’s electoral victory in Poland and Gorbachev’s decision not to block its non-Communist...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Mounting fiscal exactions by the Bourbon Crown in the 1770s generated escalating unrest in the southern Andes among Indians, mestizos, and creoles. One of the most resented reforms was the introduction of customs houses designed to control trade more strictly and to levy higher commercial taxes...
..., murders, and executions fueled anxieties about criminality while making visible expanded methods of social control under the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1910). When widespread unrest exploded into revolution in 1910, illustrated journalism and nonfiction compilation films worked to capture...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 04 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2704-1
... theorist Reza Negarestani that tells contemporary histories of war, unrest, and ecological damage in relation to deep temporalities of subterranean geological formations. deep time ancient Mesopotamian deities oil as ancestral kin Morehshin Al-lahyari Iraq ...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... The final chapter in the book attempts to answer the question posed in the preface: Why did the USSR collapse so quickly less than a generation after it had attained the pinnacle of international power? Mass unrest or organized political resistance did not cause the collapse. Its causes include...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059226-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5922-6
... better futures. Significantly, LA’s history is not one of utopian achievement, but one with repeated moments of urban unrest. It can thus be mined for lessons about whose realities are prioritized and whose are marginalized in such visions of improvement. Los Angeles utopia worldbuilding virtual...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027409-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2740-9
... grew steadily until December 1976, when in a culminating moment of unrest newer migrants, especially from south and southeast Madagascar, violently killed and expelled “Comorians” over three days. This moment exposed urban masses' long-standing rancor about the economic and spatial dominance by those...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9371-8
... artistic practice and justice movement work; Black underground networks; Indigenous self-reflection through rap; racial inequities in classical music; the power of art during times of social and environmental unrest and instability; celebratory collective memory of LGBTQ+ belonging and resistance...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Mexican revolution of 1910–1917 erupted, in part, as a response to the dispossession and commodification of the previous thirty years. Little fighting took place in the woodlands, but peasants and took advantage of the unrest to press for the return of their commons and better working...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Tlatelolco massacre of 1968 touched off a decade of unrest throughout Mexico, including the forestlands. Beginning with president Luis Echeverría (1970–1976), political leaders promoted community forestry, that is, local management of small-scale timber production. Para-governmental...
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Published: 09 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027522-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2752-2
...), and the growth of a revolutionary leftist movement. The social unrest that this caused resulted in Peronism being once again allowed to compete in the elections, and Perón was able to return to the country in 1973. The brief government Perón headed before his death in 1974 then led to a growing political...