The Death Penalty and Globalization in Nigeria, the United States, and Europe

  • Silvia Federici
  • George Caffentzis
Keywords: Incarceration, Imperialism, Political Economy, Inequality

Abstract

The most ominous social phenomena shaping the U.S. political economy in the 1980s and 1990s have undoubtedly been: (1) the mass incarceration of young proletarian men and women, mostly black and Hispanic, and (2) not only the return to the death penalty (after the moratorium of the 1972-1976 period) but the constant escalation in the number of executions.
Published
2001-07-09
Section
Articles

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