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Between Feminism and IslamHuman Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Zakia Salime

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816651337
eISBN:
9781452946085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816651337.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

There are two major women’s movements in Morocco: the Islamists who hold sharia as the platform for building a culture of women’s rights, and the feminists who use the United Nations’ framework to ... More

Body and SoulThe Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Alondra Nelson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Between its founding in 1966 and its formal end in 1980, the Black Panther Party blazed a distinctive trail in American political culture. The Black Panthers are most often remembered for their ... More

Building Dignified WorldsGeographies of Collective Action

Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action

Gerda Roelvink

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816676170
eISBN:
9781452954240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores the question of how contemporary collectives are creating diverse, new forms of creative economies that arrange diverse peoples, animals, natural environments, technologies and ... More

Creating the WitnessDocumenting Genocide on Film, Video, and the Internet

Creating the Witness: Documenting Genocide on Film, Video, and the Internet

Leshu Torchin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676224
eISBN:
9781452948812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Since the beginning of the conflict in 2003, more than 300,000 lives have been lost in Darfur. Players of the video game Darfur Is Dying learn this sobering fact and more as they endeavor to ensure ... More

Fighting for PeaceVeterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Lisa Leitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a window into an intriguing and previously unexamined segment of the anti-Iraq War movement comprised of veterans and military families. The book documents important political and ... More

Fires on the BorderThe Passionate Politics of Labor Organizing on the Mexican Frontera

Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labor Organizing on the Mexican Frontera

Rosemary Hennessy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647583
eISBN:
9781452948454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The history of the maquiladoras has been punctuated by workers’ organized resistance to abysmal working and living conditions. Over years of involvement in such movements, this book’s author was ... More

Free BurmaTransnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

John G. Dale

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

When the military’s ruling party violently quashed Burma’s pro-democracy movement, diplomatic condemnation quickly followed—to little effect. But when Burma’s activists began linking the movement to ... More

The Future of Social Movement ResearchDynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes

The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes

Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Conny Roggeband, and Bert Klandermans (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686513
eISBN:
9781452948928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Have the dynamics of contention changed? This is the question that was asked to the social movement scholars who contributed to this volume. The easy answer to the question is “we don’t know, as we ... More

Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Amy L. Stone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The passage of the anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 in California in 2008 stunned gay rights activists across the country. Although facing a well-funded campaign in support of the ballot measure, LGBT ... More

A Jumble of NeedsWomen's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Rebecca Dolhinow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Many immigrant communities along the U.S. border with Mexico are colonias, border settlements lacking infrastructure or safe housing. This book examines the leadership of Mexican women immigrants in ... More

The Marrying Kind?Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

As the nationwide campaign for same-sex marriage rages in states across the United States and crowds of same-sex couples rush to marriage license counters, the goal of marriage is contested within ... More

Negotiating Sex WorkUnintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Negotiating Sex Work provides a timely and necessary intervention in to current public and political debates about sex work, debates which are primarily divided between those who view selling sexual ... More

Out in AfricaLGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Ashley Currier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Visibility matters to activists—to their social and political relevance, their credibility, their influence. But invisibility matters, too, in times of political hostility or internal crisis. This ... More

Protesting Culture and Economics in Western EuropeNew Cleavages in Left and Right Politics

Protesting Culture and Economics in Western Europe: New Cleavages in Left and Right Politics

Swen Hutter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691180
eISBN:
9781452948966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691180.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book links research on cleavage politics and the populist right with research on social movements. Both research fields have extensively dealt with the transformative power of globalization on ... More

Red Skin, White MasksRejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Glen Sean Coulthard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition is an interdisciplinary of work of critically engaged political theory that traverses the fields of political science and ... More

Reinventing CitizenshipBlack Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Reinventing Citizenship: Black Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Kazuyo Tsuchiya

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681112
eISBN:
9781452947945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681112.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In the 1960s and 1970s, the United States and Japan went through massive welfare expansions that sparked debates about citizenship. At the heart of these disputes stood African Americans and Koreans. ... More

Samurai among PanthersRichard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Diane C. Fujino

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

An iconic figure of the Asian American movement, Richard Aoki (1938–2009) was also, as the most prominent non-Black member of the Black Panther Party, a key architect of Afro-Asian solidarity in the ... More

Strategies for Social Change

Strategies for Social Change

Gregory M. Maney, Rachel V. Kutz-Flamenbaum, and Deana A. Rohlinger (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The theory and practice of social movements come together in strategy—whether, why, and how people can realize their visions of another world by acting together. This book offers a concise definition ... More

Student Activism in AsiaBetween Protest and Powerlessness

Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Meredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Since World War II, students in East and Southeast Asia have led protest movements that toppled authoritarian regimes in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, and Thailand. Elsewhere in the ... More

Total LiberationThe Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

David Naguib Pellow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a story about inequality, its many forms and far reaching consequences, and unconventional efforts to challenge it. The book expands our understanding of inequality by making sense of ... More

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