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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Leyla Savloff This article discusses two intertwined forms of care that engage with incarcerated women in Argentina. First, it examines the consequences of a policy change that allows incarcerated women who are pregnant and/or caregivers of small children to serve their time at home. Institutional...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2021
...David A. Maldonado; Erica R. Meiners Abstract At this political moment within the university, mass incarceration and its most recognizable constituents, the prisoner and the prison, are at a predictable tipping point: the violence of inclusion. Neoliberal multiculturalism appears capacious enough...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of criminalization and mass incarceration and thus articulated as a project of prison abolitionism. Importantly, migrant detention and deportation comprise another major pillar of the entrenchment of the carceral state. While critical migration scholarship and No Borders activism have been confronted...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2022
... implements are infrastructure that helped build the nation. Chain gangs similarly relied on the forced labor of Black men who were routinely rounded up, incarcerated, and set to work on roads that tantalized them with the freedom of mobility while punishing them with backbreaking labor and physical torture...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of police brutal- ity, mass incarceration, and racial profiling by narrating a condition of comprehensive endangerment and vulnerability to everyday, normally functioning, nonscandalous racist state power. Deploying the category of police...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of the transformation of the bodies of Muslim men incarcerated in counterterrorism incarceration? Based on partial releases of information from the torture programs, it appears that CIA interrogators experimented with a form of medical rape — euphemized as rectal feeding or rectal rehydration — in a larger carceral...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... produced specifically under conditions of domestic incarceration. Prempeh’s letters and writings belong here, as do the works of such figures as Aung San Suu Kyi, imprisoned in her home by the Burmese junta between 1990 and 2011; and the Hungarian Cardinal Mindszenty, who lived under diplomatic asylum...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... racial disparities, criteria for eligibility include that the marijuana con viction must be the only conviction on a person’s record. Given the racist history of mass incarceration and persistent material inequality, such stipulations will likely lead these programs to replicate earlier racial...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
... speak of these critical academics because negligence it turns out is a major crime of state. Incarceration Is the Privatization of the Social Individual through War...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in the region’s definition as a “national sacrifice zone”; the toxic legacies of atomic testing ensure its perpetual status as an experimental site for national capital investment: not wasting the wasted. Ruth Wilson Gilmore argues that incarceration in the United States serves as an instrument...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Physical pain. Disability as everyday logistics. Mass incarceration as disenfranchisement. The things white people do. The sunken place. The kind of reading or viewing that is “not safe for work.” We also take care of each other, breathing and blurring as the subway lines hum. This essay was written...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of incarcerated, dispossessed, and disposable subjects was as central to the rise of political and economic liberalism as the isomorphic replication of rights-bearing citizens within nation-states. 22 The analytic of racial capitalism thus simultaneously disrupts historicism, economism, and sociological...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... health conditions were dismissed. The cells were without any light or window, and every night women retreated into dark- ness and stench that intensified both their vulnerability and abjectifica- tion. Their incarceration seemed indefinite, and many women...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of the digital sublime questions how contemporary political economic alignments have trans- incarcerated, the formed surveillance from a “resource of visibility” into a system-serving economics of display. In this political economy the balance of power to homeless, and control these resources tilts...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... mobile working-­class boy turned Massachusetts State police detective; Jimmy Markum (Sean Penn), streetwise kid incarcerated at nineteen and then reformed as a neighborhood store owner; and Dave Boyle (Tim Robbins), the quiet local son kidnapped by “pedophiles” and returned “damaged goods...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... before Ronald Reagan ever uttered a word about welfare queens in the 1980s, Lucy Hicks Anderson was arrested and incarcerated in 1945 in Ventura County, California, for accepting her husband’s military pension. She was tried and convicted of fraud as a “female impersonator” for not meeting the biological...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 103–119.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., feminists, and anticaste protestors are being incarcerated across the country, more movements develop in their stead. From the massive protests that spread across India against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act in 2019, to the rousing images of multigenerational Muslim women gathering for weeks...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to become a national program, deploys a policing function to arrest and incarcerate individuals who Every Move You Make 29 will commit a future crime. They are identifi ed by three “precogs...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
...,” www.lapdonline.org/top_ten_most_wanted_gang_members/content_basic_view/23471 (accessed 14 August 2017). 5 On police English, see Gumbs, “Nobody Mean More.” 6 A recent and powerful example of this is the exhibition State Goods: Art in the Era of Mass Incarceration , cocurated by Social Text...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... a fine of $100,000, and most likely will be deported. As in the recent case of José Padilla, claims have been made on behalf of Abdi that he was “broken” while incarcerated; at one point during custody he was transferred to a federal psychiatric facility...