Tag: protection

In the Journals – Police Abolition

allisontedesco , August 24th, 2020


Allegory of Justice (Sanctity of the Law) by The Metropolitan Museum of Art via PICRYL Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations…


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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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Antonio De Lauri: Times of walls: The politics of fencing in the contemporary world

Focaal Web Editor , March 10th, 2017


In his well-known poem “Mending Wall” (1914), Robert Frost effectively depicted the act of walling: Before I built a wall I’d ask to know What I was walling…


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Social Imperialism and New Victorian Identity Politics

Maximilian Forte , July 31st, 2016


Social Imperialism? New Victorianism’s Domestic Moral Code and the Political Economy of Identity Politics “The nation-state in its imperialist guise was the inescapable context within which all polit…


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