SCAPEGOAT: Architecture | Landscape | Political Economy is an independent, not-for-profit, bi-annual journal designed to create a context for research and development regarding design practice, historical investigation, and theoretical inquiry.
As a mytheme, the figure of the scapegoat carries the burden of the city and its sins. Walking in exile, the scapegoat was once freed from the constraints of civilization. Today, with no land left unmapped, and with processes of urbanization central to political economic struggles, SCAPEGOAT is exiled within the reality of global capital. The journal examines the relationship between capitalism and the built environment, confronting the coercive and violent organization of space, the exploitation of labour and resources, and the unequal distribution of environmental risks and benefits. Throughout our investigation of design and its promises, we return to the politics of making as a politics to be constructed.
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Maria José A. DE ABREU
Jacob KALMAKOFF, translation by Juhwa PYUN
TOC & Introduction Liat BEN-MOSHE, Deinstitutionalization: A Case Study in Carceral Abolition Raphael SPERRY, Architecture, Activism, and Abolition: From Prison Design Boycott to ADPSR's Human Rights Campaign Jenna M. LOYD, Ricochets of Empire Magdalena MILOSZ, Ghosts of Prisons Past: A Prehistory of the Toronto South Detention Centre William ORR, Generic Matthew FERGUSON, Elizabeth LAY, Justin PICHÉ, Kevin WALBY, The Cultural Work of Decommissioned Carceral Sites: Representations of Confinement and Punishment at Kingston Penitentiary Chris ALTON, Pop-Up Lock Down Lynne HORIUCHI, Dislocations and Relocations: Designing for Prison Cities Lisbet PORTMAN, Change of Scenery: The Architectural Reach of Electronic Monitoring FUCKLAWS Collective, Agit-Prop Against HIV Criminalization Eileen WENNEKERS, Towards an Architectural Explosion of the Oubliette Tings CHAK, Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention FATS, George FRISON, William JONES, Erica R. MEINERS, James PIGGUES, Sarah ROSS, Johnny TAYLOR, Devon TERRELL, Fereshteh TOOSI, Alan WHITE, Due Time Testimonials from Inside Peter COLLINS, The Pathology of Rehabilitation Derrick QUINTERO, Letter to the ACLU & If My Journey Was A Book Title Harold W. NICHOLS, Prison Outside the Box Ojore LUTALO, Untitled Joseph DOLE, Rethinking Illinois' Truth-In-Sentencing Law & The Chicago Police Department : At the Pinnacle of Police Corruption and a Menace to Society A Roundtable Conversation with Lifers Margarita OSIPIAN, Illuminating the Margins: Engaging with the Carceral Image within an Abolitionist Framework Josh MACPHEE, Mass Incarceration and the Book Cover Irmgard EMMELHAINZ, Capadocia: The Place Where Women are Buried Alive/Without Forgiveness Bios and Colophon, and Books taken from cell of George Jackson
06: Mexico DF/NAFTATable of Contents and Editorial Note Eduardo ABAROA, Notes to a Project: total Destruction of the Anthropology Museum Paola AGUIRRE, Water Infrastructure Beyond Borders: The Rio Grande-Bravo Carolina ALBA and Javier TOSCANO, The Populist City Livia CORONA BENJAMIN, From the Series Two Million Homes for Mexico (2006-present) Pilar CALVEIRO, Mexico City Modern: A Review Essay Sarah COWLES and Alan SMART, Borderland: A Line Constructs the Landscape Raymond B. CRAIB, Mexico City Modern: A Review Essay
Yutsil CRUZ and Alfonso HERNANDEZ, The Obstinacy of Tepito Diane E. DAVIS, Competing Globalizations in Mexico City's Historic Centre Carolyn DEUSCHLE and Lauren ELACHI, Landrace: Zea Mays and the NAFTA Landscape Irmgard EMMELHAINZ, The Mexican Neoliberal Conversion: Differentiated, Homogenous LIves Layla EMMELHAINZ, Kids in Puddles: Luis Barragáns Egerstrom Stables Rodrigo ESCANDON CESARMAN, José Esparza CHONG CUY, Guillermo GONZALEZ CEBALLOS, and Tania OSORIO HARP, Furniture for Public Use Daniela GIL ESTEVA, Geo-Subjective Visions Silvia GRUNER, I Want it to Stay / I Want it to Go 1 2 Isadora HASTINGS and Gerson HUERTA GARCIA, Habitability: Cooperación Comunitaria Carla HERRERA-PRATS, Remesas: Sending Money Back Dawn HOOGEVEEN, Intimate Geographies of NAFTA and Canadian Mining in Mexico Gustavo LIPKAU and Fabiola TORRES PACHECO, Mexico City 1994-2014: Political Economy and Infrastructure Lara NEILSEN, The Time After NAFTA: DF's Border Time (And the Other) in Post Tenebras Lux Sergey PIGACH, An Urban Mutagen Silvia RIBEIRO, The Agroindustrial Food Chain: Global Warming, Food Crisis and Transgenic Corn Ivonne SANTOYO-OROZCO, The Apparatus of Ownership Will STRAW, Pulling Back From Apocalypse Sayak VALENCIA, NAFTA: Capitalismo Gore and the Femicide Machine Miguel VENTURA, Something About Coatlicue >> Buy direct