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Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Shannon Speed


Indigenous women migrants from Central America and Mexico face harrowing experiences of violence before, during, and after their migration to the United States, like all asylum seekers. But as Shannon Speed argues, the circumstances for Indigenous women are especially devastating, given their disproportionate vulnerability to neoliberal economic and political policies and practices in Latin America and the United States, including policing, detention, and human trafficking. Speed dubs this vulnerability "neoliberal multicriminalism" and identifies its relation to settler structures of Indigeno ... More

Keywords: Indigenous Women, Violence, Migration, Detention, Incarceration, Structural violence, Settler colonialism, Capitalism, Gender, Race

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781469653129
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653129.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shannon Speed, author
University of California, Los Angeles