ClassCrits IV: Criminalizing Economic Inequality
ClassCrits is a network of scholars and activists interested in critical analysis of law and economic relations. We invite panel proposals and paper presentations that speak to this year’s theme as well as to general classcrits themes. Topics: Criminalizing Economic Inequality * The enforcement of immigration law far from the U.S. border, by ICE and by the police * The relationship between trade policy, immigration policy, and criminal justice * The increase in laws tightening the uses of public space, especially those directed against the homeless * The use of prison labor to produce goods and services for a larger market * The construction of sex trafficking as a moral issue suitable for control by the criminal justice system, rather than an economic issue * The use of remittances to send money from the U.S. to countries in the global South, and the use of the criminal justice system to punish the small businesses that organize and send remittances *The role of criminal justice in addressing the subprime mortgage crisis.
|Event dates:||2011-09-23 – 2011-09-24|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2011-05-06|
|Conference venue:||Washington, D.C., American University, Washington College of Law|
|Classification:||D3 - Distribution ; K4 - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior|
|Event type:||Seminare, Summer Schools, Symposien, Workshops; Seminars, Summer Schools, Symposiums, Workshops|
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