“As often the most vulnerable in our cities, immigrants face struggles that reflect the wider landscape of housing precarity.”
Erin McElroy is an assistant professor of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where their work engages property, eviction, technology, data, empire, and housing justice in both the US and Romania. Erin is also cofounder of the Radical Housing Journal and the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP)—a counter-cartography and digital media collective that produces maps, tools, zines, murals, and narrative-based work to support the work of housing justice in gentrifying cities.
Prison Tech Comes Home
Landlords’, bosses’ and schools’ intrusion of surveillance technologies into the home extends the carceral state into domestic space.