Cover description: The cover showcases a circular design on a faded yellow background. Layers of green concentric circles spiral from the center of the page and are cut off on the left side. Each circle, or circular pattern, is bigger and embedded in the next, and the whole resembles a target or growth rings on a tree. The circular pattern looks like it was drawn by hand in colored pencil. On the right side of the image are shavings or fragments that make it look like the circular pattern is being erased or shattered or disrupted by the title, as if the title is breaking through or encroaching on the circles. The title Decarcerating Disability is in magenta color. At the top right corner is the author’s name, Liat Ben-Moshe, in green, and at the right bottom corner is the subtitle Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition in magenta color.
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Chapter 3 was published in a different form as “Dis-epistemologies of Abolition,” Critical Criminology 26, no. 3 (2018): 341–55; reprinted with permission from Springer Nature, copyright 2018. Portions of chapter 4 were published in “Why Prisons Are Not the New Asylums,” Punishment and Society 19, no. 3 (2017): 272–89.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Names: Ben-Moshe, Liat, author.
Title: Decarcerating disability : deinstitutionalization and prison abolition / Liat Ben-Moshe.
Identifiers: LCCN 2019027128 (ebook) | ISBN 978-1-4529-6350-1 (ebook)
Subjects: LCSH: Deinstitutionalization—United States. | People with disabilities—Institutional care. | Prisoners with disabilities—Deinstitutionalization—United States. | Alternatives to imprisonment—United States.
Classification: LCC HV1553 (ebook) | DDC 365/.6470870973—dc23
LC ebook record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2019027128