Week 10: Crim-imigration and Bio-Politics of Gender in Immigration Policy
Assignment: Film Response 2
- Golash-Boza, Tanya and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo. 2013. “Latino Immigrant Men and the Deportation Crisis: A Gendered Racial Removal Program.” Latino Studies 11(3):271-92 (22 pages).
- Abrego, Leisy J. and Cecilia Menjivar. 2011. “Immigrant Latina Mothers as Targets of Legal Violence.” International Journal of Sociology of the Family 37(1):9-26 (18 pages).
- Golash-Boza, T. M. (2015). Deported: Immigrant policing, disposable labor and global capitalism (Vol. 6). nyu Press.
- Living Undocumented (Episodes 1-3) [Netflix]
* Trigger warning – violence & discussion of suicide*
Week 11: The State and Legal Apparatus as Social Control
- “Policing is Fundamentally a Tool of Social Control to Facilitate our Exploitation,” An Interview with Alex Vitale,” 6/8/2020. Jacobin.
- “Introduction: From Mass Imprisonment to Decarceration and Justice Disinvestment,” pp. 1-15 in William G. Martin and Joshua Price, eds., After Prisons? Freedom, Decarceration, and Justice Disinvestment, Lanham. MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.
• Boyz in the Hood (1991) or
• Menace to Society (1993) [Amazon]
- Serial (Podcast) Season 3
Week 12: “Gangs” & Bio-Politics of Data: Part I
Assignment: Reading Response 3
Zatz, Marjorie S. and Nancy Rodriguez. 2015. “Legislative Inaction and Executive Action: Mixed Status Families, the Dreamer Movement and DACA.” Pp. 49-76 in Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. (28 pages).
Ambrosius, C. (2021). Deportations and the transnational roots of gang violence in Central America. World Development, 140, 105373.
Zilberg, Elana. 2004. “Fools Banished from the Kingdom: Remapping Geographies of Gang Violence between the Americas (Los Angeles and San Salvador).” American Quarterly 56(3):759-79 (21 pages)
Terrio, Susan J. 2015. “Which Way Home?” Pp. 19-52 in Whose Child Am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. (34 pages).
- Sin Nombre (2009)
*Trigger warning – sexual violence*
- Serial (Podcast) Season 3
Week 13: “Gangs” & Bio-Politics of Data: Part II
Assignment: Film Response 3
- Tilton, Jennifer. 2010. “Potential Thugs and Gangsters: Youth and the Spatial Politics of Urban Development.” Pp. 159-89 in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America. New York, NY: New York University Press. (30 pages).
- Zinzun, Michael. 1997. “The Gang Truce: A Movement for Social Justice.” Social Justice 24(4): 258-66 (9 pages).
- Martin, William G. “Decarceration and Justice Disinvestment: evidence from New York State,” Punishment and Society, April 2016, doi: 10.1177/1462474516642857.
- I Am No Longer Here (Ya no estoy aqui) (2019) [Netflix]