Sarah Launius

About Sarah Launius

My primary interests involve the intersections of Urban and Political Geography with a particular on urban redevelopment trends, gentrification, citizenship, policing and the production of criminality.

You can learn about some of my community work that informs my scholarship here:

You can find some of my recent publications on ResearchGate, Academia, and (with their url's where possible) included below:

Publications:

Boyce, G., Launius, S., & Aguirre, A. (under review). Drawing the line: spatial strategies of community and resistance in post-SB1070 Arizona. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies.

Aguirre, A, Boyce, G & S Launius (under review) “We Mean Business": Arizona’s SB 1070 and the Pursuit of an Anti-Racist Economy. In D. Spade and T. Boucher (eds.) Enough!: the Personal Politics of Resisting Capitalism Oakland: AK Press.

Launius, S., & Boyce, G. (in preparation). The New 'Old' Pueblo: Redevelopment and the frontier in Tucson, Arizona.

Launius, S., & Kear, M. (in preparation). Hybrid-Machines: Local growth coalitions and global financial markets.Boyce, G., Launius, S., & Aguirre, A. (under review). Drawing the line: spatial strategies of community and resistance in post-SB1070 Arizona. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies.

Launius, S. (2014). Critical Dialogue – ‘The Spatial Paradoxes of “Radical” Activism’. Antipode Foundation.
Find it here: http://wp.me/p16RPC-VK

Launius, S., & Boyce, G. (2013). Warehousing the Poor: How Federal Prosecution Initiatives like "Operation Streamline" Hurt Immigrant, Drive Mass Incarceration and Damage U.S. Communities. Amherst, MA: Hampshire College.
Find it here: http://popdev.hampshire.edu/projects/dt/82

Boyce, G., Herr, S., Launius, S., Marshall, S., & Vallet, M. (2012). Resisting the Security Industrial Complex: Operation Streamline and the Militarization of the Arizona / Mexico Border. In A. Burridge, J. Loyd & M. Michelson (Eds.), Beyond walls and cages: Bridging immigration enforcement and the prison industrial complex. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press.
Find it here: http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/beyond_walls_and_cages

Launius, S. (2012). Slow Burn: Arizona, Ethnic Studies, and the Struggle Over the City. SfAA News. Oklahoma City, OK Society for Applied Anthropology. 23, 46-48.
Find it here: http://www.sfaa.net/newsletter/may12nl.pdf 

Boyce, G., Cash, C. J., & Launius, S. (2011). [Review of the book The Art of not being governed: An Anarchist history of upland Southeast Asia by James C. Scott]. Antipode, 43(4), 1434-1436.
Find it here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-8330.2011.00916.x/full

Boyce, G., & Launius, S. (2011). Normalizing Noncompliance: Militarization and Resistance in Southern Arizona. Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life, 81(Arizona Biopower).
Find it here: 
http://bad.eserver.org/issues/2011/81/boyce-launius.htm

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Sarah Launius
Office: ENR2 S570-AA

Dissertation Title

The Streetcar Effect: The socio-political implications of modern streetcars as an economic engine