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Organizing against Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While most chapters offer only glimpses into the local community organizing that challenged carceral expansion, Part 4 ends the book with a more robust examination. Chapter 8 looks primarily, ... More


Conclusion: Nonreformist Reforms and Abolitionist Alternatives

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion to Progressive Punishment expands on some of the ideas discussed by Decarcerate Monroe County during the course of my fieldwork. These alternatives are rooted in an abolitionist ... More


Passive Resistance and Class in Lesbian Self-Making: Alev’s Story

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Alev is a lesbian and self-identified feminist in her early twenties. She employs what she calls "passive resistance" in her self-making vis-à-vis her family, who view homosexuality as an ... More


Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773499
eISBN:
9780814790502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773499.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

While it is well known that more Africans fought on behalf of the British than with the successful patriots of the American Revolution, this book reveals that after 1776, Africans and African ... More


“Don’t Blame Me, It Wasn’t Up to Me!”: Policy Recommendations from Everyday Experience

Frank Ridzi

in Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores how both clients and other human service professionals express resistance to work-first as they experience it in their daily lives. The dynamics of behavioral conditioning by ... More


Automating

Greg Goldberg

in Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines popular and academic concerns that advances in digital technology are driving a new wave of automation, threatening the future of human labor. The chapter proposes that these ... More


The Latino Crime Threat: A Century of Race, Marginality, and Public Policy in Los Angeles

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter investigates how poverty, marginality, and gangs have been long-standing features of Los Angeles's Eastside barrios—an area where most of the Chicano gangs originate. It argues that ... More


Parenting against the Law

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, the authors examine the ways in which participants resist the law, eschewing its moral authority and enacting everyday resistance. Few participants engaged in collective action or ... More


“Rendered More Useful”: Child Labor and Age Consciousness in the Long Nineteenth Century

James D. Schmidt

in Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479870011
eISBN:
9781479840595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870011.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter, by James D. Schmidt, demonstrates that the spread of age consciousness in nineteenth-century America was driven largely by the interlocking enforcement of child labor, compulsory school ... More


Instrumentality of Terror

Khatharya Um

in From the Land of Shadows: "War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479804733
eISBN:
9781479801978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804733.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the legacies of historical trauma as they register in the Cambodian families and communities, and the individual and collective struggle of survivors to restitch meaning, order, ... More


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