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Caging Borders and Carceral States : Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance, Hardback Book

Caging Borders and Carceral States : Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance Hardback

Edited by Robert T. Chase

Part of the Justice, Power and Politics series


This volume considers the interconnection of racial oppression in the U.S.

South and West, presenting thirteen case studies that explore the ways in which people have been caged and incarcerated, and what these practices tell us about state building, coercive legal powers, and national sovereignty.

As these studies depict the institutional development and state scaffolding of overlapping carceral regimes, they also consider how prisoners and immigrants resisted such oppression and violence by drawing on the transnational politics of human rights and liberation, transcending the isolation of incarceration and the boundaries of domestic law. Contributors: Dan Berger, Ethan Blue, George Diaz, David Hernandez, Kelly Lytle Hernandez, Pippa Holloway, Volker Janssen, Talitha LeFlouria, Heather McCarty, Douglas Miller, Vivien Miller, Donna Murch, and Keramet Ann Reiter


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 440 pages, 3 halftones, 2 tables
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9781469651231


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