Abolition Feminisms Vol. 1: Organizing, Survival, and Transformative Practice (Paperback)

Abolition Feminisms Vol. 1: Organizing, Survival, and Transformative Practice By Alisa Bierria (Editor), Jakeya Caruthers (Editor), Dean Spade (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Alisa Bierria (Editor), Jakeya Caruthers (Editor), Dean Spade (Foreword by)
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Abolition Feminisms: Organizing, Survival, and Transformative Practice, offers wide-ranging feminist abolitionist methods for liberation forged in collectivity, radical care, and transformation.

About the Author


Alisa Bierria is a Black feminist philosopher and an assistant professor in the Department of Gender Studies at UCLA. Her writing can be found in numerous scholarly journals and public anthologies, including her co-edited volume, Community Accountability: Emerging Movements to Transform Violence, a special issue of Social Justice. She has been an advocate within the feminist anti-violence movement for over 25 years, including co-founding Survived & Punished, a national abolitionist organization that advocates for the decriminalization of survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Jakeya Caruthers is Assistant Professor of English & Africana Studies at Drexel University. Her research attends to black political aesthetics within 20th and 21st century cultural production as well as race, gender, sexuality, and state discipline. Jakeya is a principal investigator of an inside-outside research initiative with Survived & Punished California that maps pathways between surviving gender violence, incarceration, and radical possibilities for survivor release. She is also collaborating on a digital archive of feminist decriminalization campaigns waged over the last 50 years. Brooke Lober is a teacher, writer, activist, and social movement scholar who is currently researching legacies of antiracist and anti-Zionist feminisms in the Bay Area, and teaching courses in the Gender and Women's Studies Department at UC Berkeley. Brooke is the co-editor of a special issue of Sinister Wisdom, "Out of Control: Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political Prisoners" (2022); her writing is published in the scholarly journals Feminist Formations, Women's Studies, the Journal of Lesbian Studies, Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism, and on numerous websites of radical culture.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781642596946
ISBN-10: 1642596949
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: August 16th, 2022
Pages: 270
Language: English