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    Transforming carceral logics: 10 reasons to dismantle the prison industrial complex using a queer/trans analysis

    Lamble, Sarah (2011) Transforming carceral logics: 10 reasons to dismantle the prison industrial complex using a queer/trans analysis. In: Smith, N. and Stanley, E.A. (eds.) Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex. Oakland, U.S.: AK Press, pp. 235-266. ISBN 9781849350709.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming and queer folks have always struggled against the enormity of the prison industrial complex. The first collection of its kind, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith bring together current and former prisoners, activists, and academics to offer new ways for understanding how race, gender, ability, and sexuality are lived under the crushing weight of captivity. Through a politic of gender self-determination, this collection argues that trans/queer liberation and prison abolition must be grown together. From rioting against police violence and critiquing hate crimes legislation to prisoners demanding access to HIV medications, and far beyond, Captive Gender is a challenge for us all to join the struggle.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 14:47
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:23
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4781

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