Challenge to What Is: The Effect and Aftermath of Exposing Intolerable Conditions of Confinement

  • Liat Ben-Moshe University of Illinois at Chicago

Author Biography

Liat Ben-Moshe, University of Illinois at Chicago

Liat Ben-Moshe is an interdisciplinary scholar-activist working at the intersection of disability/madness, incarceration/ decarceration and abolition. She is the author of Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition (University of Minnesota Press 2020) and co-editor (with Allison Carey and Chris Chapman) of Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada (Palgrave 2014). Dr. Ben-Moshe is an Associate Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For more: https://www.liatbenmoshe.com/

References

Ben-Moshe, Liat, Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

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Foucault, Michel, “To Escape from Their Prison,” in Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group, 1970-1980, eds. Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, trans. Perry Zurn and Erik Beranek, 234-236. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021.

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Groupe d’information sure les prisons, “Back Cover of Intolerable 1,” in Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group, 1970-1980, eds. Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, trans. Perry Zurn and Erik Beranek, 93-94. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021.

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Thompson, Kevin and Perry Zurn, “Introduction: Legacies of Militancy and Theory,” in Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group, 1970-1980, eds. Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, trans. Perry Zurn and Erik Beranek, 1-34. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021.

Zurn, Perry, “Hope is the Blood of it: The GIP, Paris 8, and the Urgency of Writing,” in Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group, 1970-1980, eds. Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, trans. Perry Zurn and Erik Beranek, 391-406. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021.

Published
2021-12-12
How to Cite
Ben-Moshe, L. (2021). Challenge to What Is: The Effect and Aftermath of Exposing Intolerable Conditions of Confinement. Foucault Studies, (31), 71-75. https://doi.org/10.22439/fs.vi31.6459
Section
Symposium: Intolerable