Tuesday, October 30, 2012

New Release from the Against Equality Collective

Readers of this blog will likely find the most recent release from the Against Equality Collective of interest. Entitled Prisons Will Not Protect You, the volume advances a queer critique of hate crime legislation, passionately making the argument that strengthening the prison-industrial complex is not the right way to address social inequality. To the contrary, the editors argue, the higher incarceration rates that result from such laws only exacerbate social stratification.

This appears to be a powerful, provocative intervention into critical prison studies and queer theory.