A FAMILY ABOLITION EXPLAINER
An introduction to the theory and politics of family abolition. Provides a rundown of reformist reforms (e.g., legalized gay marriage) and non-reformist reforms (e.g., a Universal Basic Income) and their effects on working-class and BIPOC communities, kinship ties, and survival practices.
abolition geographies: A STUDENT PODCAST SERIES
A collection of 10-12 minute podcasts produced in Autumn 2020 by students in my "Social Justice and the City" and "Prison Logics and Abolition Futures" courses. Topics include ICE detention centers, Pinkerton agencies of the 19th century, and contemporary movements for prison and police abolition.
PRISON LOGICS, ABOLITION FUTURES SYLLABUS
A reading list on the history of US mass incarceration and possibilities for reforming and/or abolishing the prison system. Includes discussion questions. Get in touch if you want help finding open-access readings.
A PRISON ABOLITION EXPLAINER
Frequently asked questions about prison abolition, as well as answers and resources for deeper learning. Thank you to my students for helping me develop my thinking on these questions!