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By Clare Sears
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... urban policing insane asylums public space ...
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... urban space conflict taxation policing ...
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
.... In the process it dovetailed with a host of nuisance laws concerned with the public visibility of multiple problem bodies, particularly those of Chinese immigrants, prostitutes, and those deemed maimed or diseased. urban policing insane asylums public space ...
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By Celeste Winston
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... fugitive infrastructure Black flight police marronage urban renewal ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... Didier Fassin proposes a broad discussion regarding the public afterlife of ethnography, which is based on his experience of research conducted in South Africa and France on topics as different as the AIDS epidemic, urban policing, and the prison system, in contexts as diverse as classrooms...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Ambulantes are not allowed to pay taxes to the municipality and have to compete for space with the puestos fijos. urban space conflict taxation policing ...
Series: Errantries
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027430-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2743-0
... of flight from police create openings for reimagining a world beyond police. The chapter further positions Twyman's moment of flight as an extension of the fugitive infrastructure of her neighborhood, where residents organized and sustained life in the face of urban renewal and other constrictions of state...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... of public life in violent ways that include the use of spatial techniques of surveillance and securitization, extralegal police violence, urban transformation projects, and the flow of neoliberal capital into their neighborhoods. Yet everyday trans struggles over urban landscape are not only about constant...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... the integration of queer studies within the production of black urban, social, and political history. Basing his analysis on the 1968 riots in the historically black Shaw neighborhood in Washington, D.C., he engages the Metropolitan Police Department’s sexual regulation of black commercial areas, the sexual...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... neighborhood muggings allegedly committed by black queer youth in Boystown, a “gayborhood” on Chicago’s North Side, Blair interrogates the discourses that emerged on a Facebook page created to increase communication and organization among neighborhood residents and the Chicago police. In doing so, Blair...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... Chapter 11 examines the organization of social space after the plantation, in the creation of gendered spatial forms and new forms of policing sexuality in service of the capitalization of geopowers and the management of geography. The removal of postemancipation Black subjects from social...
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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...
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...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... This chapter examines the changing relationship among law, securitization, and trans people between the 1960s and 2010s. This period was marked by significant transformations in the deployment of the police force to criminalize and punish trans people in both public and private spaces...
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By Aslı Zengin
Published: 26 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... surveillance securitization extralegality the police sex work ...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389743-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8974-3
Published: 07 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9000-8
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
... The coda grapples with the grammar of black futurity at a crucial historical juncture that has witnessed a string of hauntingly similar killings of unarmed black men at the hands of or in the custody of police. It assesses the frequency of a set of (self-)identification photographs: Tumblr...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... An elderly member of an Afro-Cuban house temple in Santiago’s barrio Los Hoyos recounts the 1931 police raid of her father’s bembé (drumming ceremony) held in honor of the Virgin. The chapter interprets the restrictions of the Machado dictatorship (1925–33), which purged Cuban streets of black...