Visions Of Abolition

by Setsu Shigematsu
Visions Of Abolition
  • ISBN-13: 9781604866629
  • Author(s): Setsu Shigematsu
  • Editor(s): Cameron Granadino
  • Subject: Social services & welfare, criminology|social issues
  • Publisher: Pm Press
  • Imprint: Pm Press (cd, Dvd Etc)
  • Publication Date: 01-02-2011
  • Format: DVD-ROM

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Visions of Abolition is a new feature length documentary about the prison industrial complex and the prison abolition movement. Part I, 'Breaking down the Prison Industrial Complex' weaves together the voices of women caught in the criminal justice system, examining the racial and gendered violence of the prison system. Part II, 'Abolition: Past, Present, and Future' documents the recent history of the prison abolition movement through the organizing efforts of Critical Resistance and explores the meaning of abolitionist politics.
About the book

Visions of Abolition is a new feature length documentary about the prison industrial complex and the prison abolition movement. Part I, 'Breaking down the Prison Industrial Complex' weaves together the voices of women caught in the criminal justice system, examining the racial and gendered violence of the prison system. Part II, 'Abolition: Past, Present, and Future' documents the recent history of the prison abolition movement through the organizing efforts of Critical Resistance and explores the meaning of abolitionist politics.