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Global Lockdown : Race, Gender, and the Prison-Industrial Complex.

Author: Julia Chinyere Oparah
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates to scholars from around the world. The book is a must-read for anyone concerned by mass incarceration and the growth of the prison-industrial complex within and beyond U.S.  Read more...
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Sudbury, Julia.
Global Lockdown : Race, Gender, and the Prison-Industrial Complex.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Chinyere Oparah
ISBN: 9781317793670 1317793676
OCLC Number: 956646046
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Half Title""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Feminist Critiques, Transnational Landscapes, Abolitionist Visions""; ""Part I: Criminalizing Survival""; ""Chapter 1 Domestic Enemies and Carceral Circles: African Women and Criminalization in Italy""; ""Chapter 2 Challenging the Criminalization of Women Who Resist""; ""Chapter 3 Victims and Agents of Crime: The New Crusade Against Trafficking""; ""Chapter 4 The Prison-Industrial Complex in Indigenous California"" ""Chapter 5 Through the Eyes of a Strong Black Woman Survivor of Domestic Violence: An Australian Story""""Chapter 6 Queering Antiprison Work: African American Lesbians in the Juvenile Justice System""; ""Chapter 7 Imprisoned for Zina: Geopolitics and Women's Narratives in Pakistan""; ""Part II: Women in the Global Prison""; ""Chapter 8 Modern Day Slavery: Inside the Prison-Industrial Complex""; ""Chapter 9 Remaking Big Government: Immigration and Crime Control in the United States""; ""Chapter 10 Las Mujeres Olvidadas: Women in Mexican Prisons"" ""Chapter 11 Latinas and the War on Drugs in the United States, Latin America, and Europe""""Chapter 12 From Neighborhood to Prison: Women and the War on Drugs in Portugal""; ""Chapter 13 "Mules," "Yardies," and Other Folk Devils: Mapping Cross-Border Imprisonment in Britain""; ""Chapter 14 Nigerian Women in Prison: Hostages in Law""; ""Chapter 15 Occupied Territories, Resisting Women: Palestinian Women Political Prisoners""; ""Chapter 16 Playing Global Cop: U.S. Militarism and the Prison-Industrial Complex""; ""Part III: From Criminalization to Resistance"" ""Chapter 17 Pierce the Future for Hope: Mothers and Prisoners in the Post-Keynesian California Landscape""""Chapter 18 The Justice for Women Campaign: Incarcerated Domestic Violence Survivors in Post-Apartheid South Africa""; ""Chapter 19 Reproductive Rights in Nepal: From Criminalization to Resistance""; ""Chapter 20 Sisters Inside: Speaking Out Against Criminal Injustice""; ""Contributor Biographies""; ""Selected Bibliography""; ""Index""

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The rise of women in prison around the world is an under-told story with few available books on the subject. In this book, the contributors offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to  Read more...

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