Decarcerating disability: deinstitutionalization and prison abolition

"Politics of (En)closure: Deinstitutionalization, Disability, and Prison Abolition argues that a complex understanding of disability is fundamental to an understanding of decarceration. Many argue that the rise of deinstitutionalization led directly to the rise of imprisonment. Liat Ben-Moshe c...

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Main Author: Ben-Moshe, Liat (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis London University of Minnesota Press [2020]
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:"Politics of (En)closure: Deinstitutionalization, Disability, and Prison Abolition argues that a complex understanding of disability is fundamental to an understanding of decarceration. Many argue that the rise of deinstitutionalization led directly to the rise of imprisonment. Liat Ben-Moshe complicates this narrative by looking closely at how people of color and disabled people are pathologized as well as how profit plays a roll in caring for "disposable" populations in nursing homes, rehab facilities, prisons, etc. Ben-Moshe puts forth a theory of carceral abolition as a way to understand the failed utopian dream of deinstitutionalization and how to move forward"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xiii, 349 Seiten
ISBN:9781517904425
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