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Policing Life and Death Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico

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ISBN-10: 0520300173

ISBN-13: 9780520300170

Edition: 2019

Authors: Marisol LeBr�n

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In her exciting new book, Marisol LeBr�n traces the rise of punitive governance in Puerto Rico over the course of the twentieth century to the present moment. Punitive governance emerged as a way for the Puerto Rican state to manage the deep and ongoing crises stemming from the archipelago's incorporation into the United States as a colonial territory. Experienced as a structuring component of everyday life for many Puerto Ricans, police power has reinforced social inequality and worsened conditions of vulnerability in marginalized communities.   Far from a totalizing narrative of state violence, this book provides powerful examples of how Puerto Ricans negotiate and resist their…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/16/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English