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This two-volume Handbook provides a major thematic overview of global sexualities, spanning each of the continents, and its study, which is both reflective and prospective, and includes traditional approaches and emerging themes. The Handbook offers a robust theoretical underpinning and critical outlook on current global, glocal, and 'new' sexualities and practices, whilst offering an extensive reflection on current challenges and future directions of the field. The broad coverage of topics engages with a range of theories, and maintains a multi-disciplinary framework. PART ONE: Understanding Sexuality: Epistemologies/Conceptual and Methodological Challenges; PART TWO: Enforcing and Challenging Sexual Norms; PART THREE: Interrogating/Undoing Sexual Categories; PART FOUR: Enhancement Practices and Sexual Markets/Industries; PART FIVE: Sexual Rights and Citizenship (And the Governance of Sexuality); PART SIX: Sexuality and Social Movements; and PART SEVEN: Language and Cultural Representation.

Chapter 14: Prison Heterocissexual Complex: Sociospatial Politics of Queer Incarceration and the Case of Turkey

Prison Heterocissexual Complex: Sociospatial Politics of Queer Incarceration and the Case of Turkey
Prison heterocissexual complex: sociospatial politics of queer incarceration and the case of Turkey
Ece Canlı
Introduction

Through the global expansion of incarceration and the increasing number of incarcerated people, the prison industry has reached its most powerful state in history, growing disproportionally in the Global North but still noticeably in the Global South (Saleh-Hanna, 2008; Lamble, 2011). Although new facilities are being built and new punitive technologies are emerging, incarceration does not rise in direct proportion to crime rates. In other words, it is not that more people commit serious offences, but that more people are found guilty because governments invent more crimes utilising heavier law enforcement (Lamble, 2011; ...

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