Tag: incarceration

Incarceration as Harm Reduction: The realities of lethal street-based opioid overdoses in neoliberal Philadelphia  by Tali Ziv

Tali Ziv , February 11th, 2022


Philadelphia is the poorest of the ten largest cities in the United States and has one of the highest rates of fatal opioid-related overdoses in the state of…


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In the Journals – Incarceration, Rehabilitation, and Recidivism

allisontedesco , March 1st, 2021


Josh Shapiro: Fair Commutation Not Mass Incarceration by joepiette2 via creativecommons Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are often siloed…


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Coronavirus and Carcerality by Ian Whitmarsh

Ian Whitmarsh , April 1st, 2020


A friend of mine works as a psychotherapist in a northern California prison. Three weeks ago, he and I were talking about coronavirus in prisons as we stood watching…


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Captivating Technology: Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life by Naomi Zucker

Naomi Zucker , December 24th, 2019


Captivating Technology: Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life. Ruha Benjamin, Ed. Duke University Press, 2019. 416 pages. “How might we craft a just…


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I Choose to Look Above the Prison Walls…

Chelsea Horton , November 15th, 2019


From razor wire to emotional barriers, women serving life sentences contend with walls of all kinds—physical, rhetorical, and of their own making. My walls were riddled with bullet…


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Re-framing Crime, Violence, and Poverty: new cinematic narratives of Black criminality in Imperial Dreams

ngraulich , October 12th, 2018


Introduction: reframings Redmond (2017) has noted that, in order to garner support for the punitive policies of the War on Drugs, Americans were presented with stories that framed…


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Sexual Violence in the Clinics and the Courts

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018


Medico-legal systems must change how they respond to victims. Many survivors of sexual assault neither seek out health care nor report to law enforcement, yet these two institutional…


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When Ex-convicts Become Criminologists

Lucas Laursen , November 22nd, 2017


Education can offer prisoners an avenue by which to both voice their critiques of the system and to help transform it. Wenting Li/SAPIENS One fresh, sunny morning this…


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Papers and Panels of Interest at the 2017 American Anthropological Association Meeting

ngraulich , November 20th, 2017


Once again, it is that very special time of year: The American Anthropological Association’s 116th Annual Meeting. This year in Washington, D.C. As impassioned followers of this blog know,…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 6: Lee D. Baker on Ta-Nehisi Coates

smulla16 , October 12th, 2016


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


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In the Journals – December 2015

Sean Miller , January 6th, 2016


As both the holidays, and the year, draw to a close, we here at In the Journals wish all our readers the best in their endeavors in the…


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Open Access Articles from the American Anthropological Association

kevinkarpiak , May 7th, 2015


The AAA has decided to feature the “most-discussed” articles (as measured by Altmetrics)  from Anthrosource by making them temporarily open-access. Among these are several articles that mi…


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Tuberculosis in Prisons

Paul Mason , June 5th, 2014


  Last year I wrote a blog post for the TB CRE covering a story about Ravindra Patil who died of tuberculosis after having spent time in Mumbai…


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