Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2022 Tess M Gibbs
This curriculum guide is designed to connect students’ understandings of environmental problems and injustices to their understandings of prison industrial complex (PIC) abolition, with the ultimate intention of cultivating the knowledge and imaginative practices to develop abolitionist-aligned solutions to environmental justice (EJ) problems outside of frameworks that rely upon state sanction. Students will connect the mutual causal forces of environmental injustices and the carceral state; explore intersections of environmental and carceral politics; and finish the course with broadened understandings of humans’ real and unrealized relationships with each other and the more-than-human world. The guide is intended to be worked through over the course of ten weeks.
Gibbs, Tess, "Let Us Be The Fish Who Grow Legs: A Curriculum Guide for Linking Prison Industrial Complex Abolition, Environmental Justice, and State Power" (2023). Scripps Senior Theses. 1973.