Carceral Logic Resources
Katherine Beckett & Naomi Murakawa, Mapping the Shadow Carceral State: Toward an Institutionally Capacious Approach to Punishment
Michael Coyle & Mechthild Nagel (Eds.), Contesting Carceral Logic: Toward Abolitionoist Futures
Michael Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Issa Kohler-Hausmann, Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control In an Age of Broken Windows Policing
Erica Meiners, Trouble with the Child in the Carceral State
Beth Richie & Kayla Martensen, Resisting Carcerality, Embracing Abolition: Implications for Feminist Social Work Practice
Maya Schenwar & Victoria Law, Prison by Any Other Name
Vesla Weaver & Amy Lerman, Political Consequences of the Carceral State
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Golden Gulag
The following stories of families impacted by family policing intervention provide examples of how carceral logic manifests in ways that surveil, regulate, and punish families.
Simone Browne, Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness
Moon Kie Jung & João Costa Vargas, Antiblackness
Gary Marx, Surveillance and Society
Sheyla Medina, Katherine Sell, Jane Kavanagh, Cara Curtis, & Joanne Wood, Tracking Child Abuse and Neglect: The Role of Multiple Data Sources in Improving Child Safety
Dorothy Roberts, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare
Zoé Samudzi & William Anderson, As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation
Elizabeth Brico, How child protective services can skip due process.
Marilyn Brown & Barbara Bloom, Colonialism and motherhood: Native Hawaiian families under corrections and child welfare control.
Emma Peyton Williams, ‘Family Regulation,’ not ‘Child Welfare’: Abolition Starts with Changing Our Language.
Autumn Brown, adrienne marie brown, & Mariame Kaba, The practices we need: #MeToo and transformative justice in We do this ‘til we free us: Abolitionist organizing and transforming justice
Ta-Nehisi Coates, A Case for reparations.
Brianna Harvey & Kenyon Lee Whitman, Child welfare and a just future: From a moment to a movement.
Mariame Kaba & Shira Hassan, Fumbling towards repair: A workbook for community accountability facilitators
Project NIA, Interrupting Criminalization, & Mariame Kaba, Against Punishment.
Ayana Young & Mariame Kaba, Moving past punishment in We do this ‘til we free us: Abolitionist organizing and transforming justice.
Morghan Vélez Young, Punishing Mothers and Children is a Strategy of Colonizing