Progressive dystopia : abolition, antiblackness, + schooling in San Francisco /

"Savannah Shange's Progressive Dystopia is an activist ethnography of Robeson Justice Academy, a progressive Black and Brown school in San Francisco, which despite its commitments to social justice ends up replicating anti-Blackness. Black students are more likely to be punished, and progr...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Shange, Savannah, 1980- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2019.
Table of Contents:
  • #ourlivesmatter: mapping an abolitionist anthropology
  • 'A long history of seeing': historicizing the progressive dystopia
  • Why can't we learn African?: academic pathways, coalition pedagogy, and the demands of abolition
  • The kids in the hall: space and governance in Frisco's plantation futures
  • Ordinary departures: flesh, bodies, and border management at Robeson
  • Black skin, brown masks: carceral progressivism and the co-optation of Xicanx nationalism
  • Coda: My afterlife got afterlives.