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South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (2-3): 529–534.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Necmi Zeka 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Necmi Zeka A Prisoner of Language: The Strange Case of Modern Turkish Poetry Icame to Istanbul to look at the past, not at the future—since the latter doesn’t exist here...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Keramet Reiter On July 1, 2011, approximately four hundred prisoners in California’s Pelican Bay State Prison began a sustained hunger strike. Most of these prisoners had been in total solitary confinement, under conditions of extreme sensory deprivation, for five or more years; a few had been in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 503–528.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Roy D. King; Bruna Valensia The potential for the corruption of the authority of guards by prisoners, either individually or as members of gangs, is well documented in the Anglo-American literature. What distinguishes the situation of prison gang culture in Brazil are its origins in economic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 529–545.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Leonidas K. Cheliotis Severe conditions of imprisonment have contributed to a rise in the frequency and seriousness of unrest in Greek prisons over recent decades. Drawing on fieldwork material collected in the largest and most overcrowded prison for men in Greece, this article explores how prison...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 475–502.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jon Horne Carter This essay examines a period of crisis in the national penitentiary system in Honduras, during emergency campaigns designed to combat transnational gangs, called maras . Emergency laws led to the incarceration of mara members by the thousands, overcrowding prisons and overburdening...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 547–578.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Lena Meari This article investigates Palestinian-Zionist colonial relations from the perspective of the interrogation encounter between Palestinian munadilin (strugglers) in prison and their interrogators from the Israeli security agency during the past forty years of Zionist settler colonization...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Leonidas K. Cheliotis Leonidas K. Cheliotis Our Violence and Theirs: Comparing Prison Realities ​In recent decades, the use of imprisonment has undergone a dramatic rise in a large number of countries around the globe...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Salah M. Hassan The last two decades have marked the publication of a number of prison memoirs and testimonials written by former leftist political prisoners in Sudan. Unlike reports issued by international human rights organizations, these publications foreground a much more personal and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Chris Garces To keep drugs and weapons out and to generate security clearance, Ecuador’s prison administrations now demand the visual, digital, or physical strip searching of all adult citizens who establish contact with incarcerated subjects. The prison system may normalize such denuding and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 640–655.
Published: 01 July 2014
... gradually seep into domestic civilian life as the new norms. The gross abuses of presumed enemy combatants in Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay come back to haunt us, as war crimes abroad impact behavior at home. The expansion and deformation of US prison culture—isolation, solitary confinement, and other...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Avery F. Gordon This essay is an illustrated montage of some points of engagement with Philip Scheffner's 2007 film, The Halfmoon Files , about the Halfmoon prisoner of war camp in Wünsdorf, Germany. The camp was an important site for anthropometric research and propaganda during World War I. The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Colin Dayan This article seeks to make sense of the diverse and contradictory materials of law that intervene in everyday life through strategies of containment, exclusion, and extermination. The prison is now the central public institution in the United States. Though hidden from sight, it defines...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (2): 457–469.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Julien Allavena; Matteo Polleri The stakes of the current shared interest in the idea and the practice of political inquiry are highlighted by the co-research led by Romano Alquati and the Prisons Information Group in which Michel Foucault participated. Each of these experiences produces knowledge...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 573–584.
Published: 01 July 2012
... dictatorship—fundamental for the transition process launched after the dictator’s death—was the work of specific minorities, for the most part workers and students (and we should not forget the price paid in lives, prison, and torture). In contrast, 15M was, in different degrees of intensity, the first large...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Sarah Lamble This article considers the state’s punitive response to the civil unrest that swept across England in August 2011. Surveying measures taken by police, courts, and politicians—including lengthy prison sentences, violent police raids, increased surveillance, and proposals for new benefit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 614–620.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tony Platt The “rehabilitative ideal” was promoted in US “corrections” from the 1950s until the 1970s, when it came under attack from activists both on the left, for its tendency to depoliticize prisoners and violate civil liberties, and on the right, for its indulgent liberalism. After forty years...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Winona LaDuke; Deborah Cowen Infrastructure has long been central to the destruction of Indigenous life and the making of settler colonial futurity. Infrastructure constitutes the body of the Wiindigo—the beast of Anishinaabe legend. Roads and rails, pipelines and dams, prisons and borders have all...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 745–761.
Published: 01 October 2017
... political prisoners, were stimulated in part by the uneven inheritance from the earlier Russian Revolution. Kathy E. Ferguson The Russian Revolution and Anarchist Imaginaries ​Anarchists participated in the 1917 revolution in Russia in many different...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 January 2018
... movement has reignited transnational Palestinian solidarity and drawn into the struggle for Palestinian liberation black activists in the United States, including members of the prison abolition movement. The Black-Palestinian Solidarity movement is still in a nascent stage, and the constituent struggles...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 95–110.
Published: 01 January 2019
... pornography. The first concerns the Diyarbakır Prison, where thousands of Kurds were imprisoned during the 1980–84 military rule. Here, the state created a particular scopic and corporal regime of violence and tried to symbolically give rebirth to Kurds as Turks. The second modality develops with the arrest...