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Decarcerating Disability
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Liat Ben-Moshe
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-19 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

This vital addition to carceral, prison, and disability studies draws important new links between deinstitutionalization and decarceration Prison abolition and decarceration are increasingly debated, but it is often without taking into account the largest exodus of people from carceral facilities in the twentieth century: the closure of disability institutions and
Disability, Intersectional Agency, and Latinx Identity
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Alexis Padilla
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This interdisciplinary volume links dis/ability and agency by exploring LatDisCrit’s theory and activist emancipatory practice. It uses the author’s experiential and analytical views as a blind brown Latinx engaged scholar and activist from the global south living and struggling in the highly racialized global north context of the United States.
Disability Incarcerated
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Allison C. Carey, Liat Ben-Moshe, Chris Chapman
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-29 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Disability Incarcerated offers an outstanding collection of interdisciplinary scholarship examining the incarceration and segregation of people with disabilities the United States and Canada.
Building Abolition
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Kelly Struthers Montford, Chloë Taylor
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Building Abolition: Decarceration and Social Justice explores the intersections of the carceral in projects of oppression, while at the same time providing intellectual, pragmatic, and undetermined paths toward abolition. Prison abolition is at once about the institution of the prison, and a broad, intersectional political project calling for the end
Carceral Con
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Kay Whitlock, Nancy A. Heitzeg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-21 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"From the beginning, evasions, hedging, deceptive rhetoric, trap doors, backroom reversals, hidden agendas, and slippery 'success' indicators have been built into the misleading and false promises of sweeping criminal justice reform. In the wake of the 2020 protests of racist structural violence, many people seek to better understand why contemporary