New PDF release: Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial

By Nat Smith,Eric A. Stanley

ISBN-10: 1849350701

ISBN-13: 9781849350709

Pathologized, terrorized, and limited, trans/gender non-conforming and
queer fogeys have regularly struggled opposed to the enormity of the prison
industrial complicated. the 1st choice of its sort, Eric A. Stanley
and Nat Smith collect present and previous prisoners, activists,
and lecturers to provide new methods for realizing how race, gender,
ability, and sexuality are lived below the crushing weight of captivity.
via a politic of gender self-determination, this assortment argues
that trans/queer liberation and felony abolition has to be grown together.
From rioting opposed to police violence and critiquing hate crimes
legislation to prisoners hard entry to HIV drugs, and far
beyond, Captive Genders is a problem for us all to hitch the struggle.

"An
intriguing assemblage of writings--analyses, manifestos, stories,
interviews--that traverse the advanced entanglements of surveillance,
policing, imprisonment, and the creation of gender normativity....
[T]he individuals to this quantity create new frameworks and new
vocabularies that definitely could have a transformative impression on the
theories and practices of twenty-first century abolition."--Angela Y. Davis, professor emerita, college of California, Santa Cruz

"The
objective of felony abolition is to find and advertise the countless
ways freedom and distinction are jointly established. The members to
Captive Genders brilliantly shatter the idea that the antidote to
danger is human sacrifice."--Ruth Wilson Gilmore, writer of Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, predicament, and competition in Globalizing California

"Captive Genders
is instantly a scathing and valuable research of the felony industrial
complex and a background of queer resistance to nation tyranny. through queering a
legal abolition research, Captive Genders strikes us to visualize the
impossible dream of liberation."--Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, writer of So some ways to Sleep Badly

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