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    DescriptionPathologized, 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 Genders" is a challenge for us all to join the struggle. "An exciting assemblage of writings--analyses, manifestos, stories, interviews--that traverse the complicated entanglements of surveillance, policing, imprisonment, and the production of gender normativity.... [T]he contributors to this volume create new frameworks and new vocabularies that surely will have a transformative impact on the theories and practices of twenty-first century abolition."--Angela Y. Davis, professor emerita, University of California, Santa Cruz "The purpose of prison abolition is to discover and promote the countless ways freedom and difference are mutually dependent. The contributors to Captive Genders brilliantly shatter the assumption that the antidote to danger is human sacrifice."--Ruth Wilson Gilmore, author of "Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California" ""Captive Genders" is at once a scathing and necessary analysis of the prison industrial complex and a history of queer resistance to state tyranny. By queering a prison abolition analysis, Captive Genders moves us to imagine the impossible dream of liberation."--Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, author of "So Many Ways to Sleep Badly" Eric A. Stanley is a radical queer activist, outlaw academic, and experimental filmmaker. Nat Smith is a member of Trans/gender Variant in Prison Committee and is an organizer with Critical Resistance.


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    Title
    Captive Genders
    Subtitle
    Transembodiment and Prison Industrial Complex
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nat Smith, By (author) Eric Stanley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 366
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 486 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849350709
    ISBN 10: 1849350701
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JKVQ
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: GS
    Libri: I-GS
    LC classification: HQ
    DC22: 364
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 51
    Abridged Dewey: 305
    B&T Approval Code: A11520000
    BISAC V2.8: SOC030000
    B&T Approval Code: A31544800
    BISAC V2.8: SOC032000
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    DC22: 364.30866
    Thema V1.0: JKVP, JBSF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    AK Press
    Imprint name
    AK Press
    Publication date
    18 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Eric A. Stanley: Eric A. Stanley is a radical queer activist, outlaw academic, experimental filmmaker. Nat Smith: Nat Smith is a member of Trans/gender Variant in Prison Committee and an organizer with Critical Resistance.