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Carceral Mobilities


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[Dominique Moran]

1. Carceral mobilities: A manifesto for mobilities, an agenda for carceral studies

[Kimberley Peters and Jennifer Turner]

Part I: Tension

2. Mobile carceral logics: Aboriginal communities and asylum seekers facing enclosure in Australia’s Northern Territory

[Kate Coddington]

3. The ambivalent camp: Mobility and excess in a quasi-carceral Italian asylum seekers hospitality centre

[Roberta Altin and Claudio Minca]

4. ‘Unruly mobilities’ in the tracking of young offenders and criminality: Understanding diversionary programs as carceral space

[Elaine Fishwick and Michael Wearing]

5. Accommodation for asylum seekers and "tolerance" in Romania: Governing foreigners by mobility?

[Bénédicte Michalon]

Part II: Circulation

6. Doing time differently: Imaginative mobilities to/from inmates’ inner/outer spaces

[James Gacek]

7. Spreading the word: The dissemination of the American convict code, 1919-1940

[Alex Tepperman]

8. Mobility and materialisation of the carceral: examining immigration and immigration detention

[Deirdre Conlon and Nancy Hiemstra]

9. On ‘floaters’: Constrained locomotion and complex micro-scale mobilities of objects in carceral environments

[Anna Schliehe]

Part III: Distribution

10. Virtual presence as a challenge to immobility: Examining the potential of an online anti-detention campaign

[Emma Marshall, Patricia Pinkowska and Nick Gill]

11. Mobile authority: Prosecutorial spaces in the Parisian Banlieue

[Joaquín Villanueva]

12. The other side of mobilities: Aboriginal containment in Australia from rail to jail, past and present

[Katie Maher]

13. The world of the ‘rondines’: Trust, waiting and time in a Latin American prison

[Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera]

Part IV: Transition

14. Enforced social mobilisation of ‘deviant’ women: Carceral regimes of discipline in Liverpool Female Penitentiary, 1809-1921

[Kirsty Greenwood]

15. Mobilising carceral reformation: Mobility, the will to change, and the urban history of the juvenile court

[Elizabeth Brown]

16. Carceral transitions experienced through Community Service placements in charity shops

[Avril Maddrell]

17. Prison: Legitimacy through mobility?

[Christophe Mincke]


[Peter Merriman]

About the Author

Jennifer Turner is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Liverpool, UK. Her research is concerned with spaces, practices, and representations of incarceration, past and present. Jennifer has published widely in the fields of carceral geography and criminology. She is the author of The Prison Boundary: Between Society and Carceral Space (2016).

Kimberley Peters is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Liverpool, UK. Kimberley’s research analyses the governance of mobilities at sea. Most recently she has pursued this interest through interrogating the politics of mobilities aboard the prison ship (with Jennifer Turner) and via a study of the formulation of maritime regulatory apparatus (funded by the Leverhulme Trust).

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