Category Archives: Policing

“Geographies of capital punishment” published in the political geography section of Geography Compass

Geography Compass recently published Alex Colucci on “Geographies of capital punishment: New directions and interventions” in the political geography section of the journal. Alex’s timely article reviews existing conditions and possible direction for political-geographical contributions to the literature on capital … Continue reading

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‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Geoff Boyce in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time.‘ Geoff’s review article argues for examining the centrality of time to spatialized modes of control in immigration policing. … Continue reading

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Geographies of crime and securitization in neoliberal Mexico, contributions to the Journal of Latin American Geography 16(3)

The editorial team for the Journal of Latin American Geography has released 16(3), which includes a number of excellent contributions, including an interesting analysis of changes in the spatial distribution of violence in Mexico between 2006 and 2011, a process … Continue reading

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Group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing

I recently returned to some collaborative writing from the “Breaking Consent” project. Our first paper from the project will be on group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing. The intention is to produce a contribution to academic and movement-relevant … Continue reading

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“Beauty Through Order” – Simon Springer lecture at University of Wyoming, August 30

Simon Springer will give a talk at the University of Wyoming on August 30 at 4:30 in room 210 of the Arts & Sciences Building. I cut-and-paste Simon’s title and abstract below. The talk is supported and co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Gustavo Esteva contextualizing the police violence in Oaxaca

Esteva helpfully links the attacks in Oaxaca with the September 26, 2014 #Ayotzinapa murders and disappearances. This video also includes John Gibler speaking about the Indymedia reporter Brad Will, who was killed in Oaxaca during the APPO occupation in 2006 … Continue reading

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Reading on a politics of emancipation

I’m done teaching classes until January, so I’m making time this weekend to complete an article and finalize revisions on a book chapter. Both pieces theorize and empirically substantiate the relationship between policing and political identity formation. As I write, … Continue reading

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Work in progress for a collection of papers on ‘Police States’

I am finalizing my submission for a collection of papers that emerged from the 2015 AAG panel Contemporary North American Police States: Ferguson, Ayotzinapa, and Alternative Futures. The paper–titled ‘Profiling, state power, and an emerging post-liberal politics of solidarity in … Continue reading

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Profiling, b/ordering, and the political work of pedagogy – panel for AAG in San Francisco

Sutapa Chattopadhyay and I are organizing a set of panels for the 2016 AAG meeting in San Francisco. I cut and paste a description of the panels below. Confirmed participants include Maegan Miller, Serin Houston, Paul Routledge, Jack Norton, Brian … Continue reading

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