Abolitionist Intimacies

Narrated by Aiza Ntibarikure
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Pub Date Apr 16 2024 | Archive Date Mar 31 2024

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In Abolitionist Intimacies, El Jones examines the movement to abolish prisons through the Black feminist principles of care and collectivity. Understanding the history of prisons in Canada in their relationship to settler colonialism and anti-Black racism, Jones observes how practices of intimacy become imbued with state violence at carceral sites including prisons, policing and borders, as well as through purported care institutions such as hospitals and social work. Jones observes that abolition is not only a political movement to end prisons; it is also an intimate one deeply motivated by commitment and love.

In Abolitionist Intimacies, El Jones examines the movement to abolish prisons through the Black feminist principles of care and collectivity. Understanding the history of prisons in Canada in their...


Advance Praise

•    Winner, Evelyn Richardson Nonfiction Award (2023)
•    Short-listed, George Borden Writing for Change Award (2023)
•    Short-listed, Pat Lowther Memorial Award (2023)

•    Winner, Evelyn Richardson Nonfiction Award (2023)
•    Short-listed, George Borden Writing for Change Award (2023)
•    Short-listed, Pat Lowther Memorial Award (2023)


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ISBN 9781778521744
PRICE $24.99 (USD)
DURATION 9 Hours, 26 Minutes

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