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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

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