Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
All Our Trials – Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence | Illinois Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Emily L. Thuma

Abstract

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence is a history of grassroots activism by, for, and about incarcerated domestic violence survivors, criminalized rape resisters, and dissident women prisoners in the 1970s and early 1980s. Across the country, in and outside of prisons, radical women participated in collective actions that insisted on the interconnections between interpersonal violence against women and the racial and gender violence of policing and imprisonment. These organizing efforts generated an anticarceral feminist politics that was defined by a criti ... More

Keywords: feminism, gender and race, violence against women, antiviolence, racial criminalization, carceral state, women’s prisons, grassroots activism, coalition organizing, 1970s

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042331
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily L. Thuma, author
University of California, Irvine