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The Anarchist Roots of GeographyToward Spatial Emancipation

The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Simon Springer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation sets the stage for the radical politics of possibility and freedom through a discussion of the insurrectionary geographies that suffuse ... More

FreegansDiving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America

Freegans: Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America

Alex V. Barnard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698110
eISBN:
9781452954295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698110.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores how 40% of America’s food supply is thrown out—uneaten—through the lens of one group of activists, “freegans,” in New York City dedicated to recovering, redistributing, and reusing ... More

Improper NamesCollective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous

Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous

Marco Deseriis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694860
eISBN:
9781452952413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694860.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a genealogy and theory of the improper name—defined as the adoption of the same pseudonym by organized collectives, affinity groups and individual authors. Improper Names focuses on ... More

Inter/NationalismDecolonizing Native America and Palestine

Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine

Steven Salaita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901417
eISBN:
9781452955292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Inter/Nationalism examines mutual forms of decolonization in North America and Palestine. Salaita analyzes the many ways that the issue of Palestine has become important to the fields of American ... More

Leverage of the WeakLabor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Hwa-Jen Liu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816689514
eISBN:
9781452952420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689514.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Despite of similarities in colonial heritages, authoritarian rule, and a breakneck speed of industrialization, despite of similar levels of grievances over abused labor power and natural environment, ... More

Peace Corps FantasiesHow Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Peace Corps Fantasies: How Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Molly Geidel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692217
eISBN:
9781452952468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

To tens of thousands of volunteers in its first decade, the Peace Corps was “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” In the United States’ popular imagination to this day, it is a symbol of selfless ... More

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