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Interstitial EP031

Digitize and Punish
by Brian Jefferson

Digital technologies have transformed the geography of carceral space, augmenting older forms of racial criminalization via software and dispersed sensors. Brian Jefferson tracks the history of computing in the American criminal justice system.

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Brian Jefferson is Associate Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on intersections of digital space, the state, and capitalism. Jefferson’s recent publications explore relations between the IT sector, mass criminalization, and urban governance. He edits the digital magazine societyandspace.org and is on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal Urban Geography.

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TITLE
Digitize and Punish: Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age
AUTHOR
Brian Jefferson
PUBLISHER
University of Minnesota Press
PAGES
264
PUBLICATION DATE
April 2020

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