Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial by Nat Smith, Eric A. Stanley

By Nat Smith, Eric A. Stanley

Pathologized, terrorized, and limited, trans/gender non-conforming and queer parents have constantly struggled opposed to the enormity of the felony business complicated. the 1st choice of its sort, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith assemble present and previous prisoners, activists, and lecturers to supply new methods for realizing how race, gender, skill, and sexuality are lived below the crushing weight of captivity. via a politic of gender self-determination, this assortment argues that trans/queer liberation and legal abolition has to be grown jointly. From rioting opposed to police violence and critiquing hate crimes laws to prisoners challenging entry to HIV medicinal drugs, and much past, Captive Genders is a problem for us all to affix the struggle.

"An fascinating assemblage of writings--analyses, manifestos, tales, interviews--that traverse the complex entanglements of surveillance, policing, imprisonment, and the construction of gender normativity.... [T]he participants to this quantity create new frameworks and new vocabularies that without doubt may have a transformative impression at the theories and practices of twenty-first century abolition."--Angela Y. Davis, professor emerita, collage of California, Santa Cruz

"The objective of legal abolition is to find and advertise the numerous methods freedom and distinction are jointly based. The members to Captive Genders brilliantly shatter the belief that the antidote to risk is human sacrifice."--Ruth Wilson Gilmore, writer of Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, difficulty, and competition in Globalizing California

"Captive Genders is without delay a scathing and helpful research of the legal business advanced and a historical past of queer resistance to nation tyranny. through queering a felony abolition research, Captive Genders strikes us to visualize the very unlikely dream of liberation."--Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, writer of So many ways to Sleep Badly

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No country in the world has been able to move from low- to middle- and high-income status without undergoing the process of industrialization. Structural transformation is always taking place because of changes in technology, in comparative advantage, and in the global economy. There is a need for some guiding principles on how “best” any society should move its human, capital, and financial resources from low- to high-productivity sectors. For the process to be efficient, coordination issues and externalities issues must be addressed.

To survive, they needed continuous protection and subsidies from the government, which created distortions and other macroeconomic problems: the cumulated financial losses by public enterprises aggravated the country’s savings deficit and contributed to balance-of-payments disequilibria, high inflation, and severe macroeconomic crises. In the end, virtually no developing country that launched industrial policies in the immediate post-World War II era was able to substantially reduce the income gap with that of the United States.

While the paper focuses on industrial policy from the perspective of developing countries whose economies are still within the global technological frontier, its main conclusions are relevant for all countries regardless of their level of development. 2 discusses some of the conceptual issues associated with industrial policy and its theoretical foundations, which are now part of various strands of the mainstream economic literature. 3 analyzes the reasons why industrial policy has often failed and stresses the fact that the mistakes were not in the design or implementation of the strategies followed by many governments but in the very development goals set by policymakers – goals inconsistent with the level of development of their countries and the structure of their endowments at that time.

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