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By Nat Smith,Eric A. Stanley

ISBN-10: 1849350701

ISBN-13: 9781849350709

Pathologized, terrorized, and restricted, trans/gender non-conforming and
queer fogeys have continually struggled opposed to the enormity of the prison
industrial complicated. the 1st selection of its type, Eric A. Stanley
and Nat Smith collect present and previous prisoners, activists,
and teachers to supply new methods for knowing 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 criminal abolition needs to be grown together.
From rioting opposed to police violence and critiquing hate crimes
legislation to prisoners hard entry to HIV medicines, and far
beyond, Captive Genders is a problem for us all to affix the struggle.

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

goal of legal abolition is to find and advertise the countless
ways freedom and distinction are together established. The participants to
Captive Genders brilliantly shatter the belief that the antidote to
danger is human sacrifice."--Ruth Wilson Gilmore, writer of Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, drawback, and competition in Globalizing California

"Captive Genders
is right now a scathing and priceless research of the felony industrial
complex and a historical past of queer resistance to country tyranny. by means of queering a
felony 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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