Dismantling the Carceral Classroom

Unpacking the Carceral:

  • Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish (1975)

  • Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law, Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms (2020)

  • Judith Levine and Erica Meiners, The Feminist and the Sex Offender: Confronting Sexual Harm, Ending State Violence (2020)

  • Mariame Kaba, We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice (2021)

  • Jackie Wang, Carceral Capitalism (2018)

Liberating our Classrooms:

  • William Ayers, Teaching Toward Freedom: Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom (2004)

  • Sally Belfrage, Freedom Summer (1990)

  • Martin B. Duberman, Black Mountain: An Exploration in Community (1972)

  • Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1968)

  • Myles Horton and Paulo Freire. We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change (1990)

  • bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress Education as the Practice of Freedom (1995)

  • Ivan Ilich, Deschooling Society (1971)

  • Shoemaker, Deanna. “Stepping into Prison: Communication Activism and Pedagogy Beyond Classrooms.” Cultural studies critical methodologies, vol. 20, no. 5, 2020, pp. 448-459.