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Global GangsStreet Violence across the World

Global Gangs: Street Violence across the World

Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691470
eISBN:
9781452948096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Few studies reflect the critical need to study gangs across time and space. Most investigations focus on a single gang or gangs in a single community, and present the gang in a “snapshot” manner, ... More

Holidays in the Danger ZoneEntanglements of War and Tourism

Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism

Debbie Lisle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698554
eISBN:
9781452955278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698554.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Dangerous Routes traces the usually overlooked connections between warfare and tourism. It shows how a tourist sensibility shapes the behaviour of soldiers in war – especially the experiences of ... More

Militarizing the EnvironmentClimate Change and the Security State

Militarizing the Environment: Climate Change and the Security State

Robert P. Marzec

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697229
eISBN:
9781452953564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the seriousness of planetary climate change becomes more acknowledged, American and global security institutions are responding by taking a prominent role in the governing of environmental ... More

Nuclear DesirePower and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order

Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order

Shampa Biswas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680979
eISBN:
9781452948584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680979.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is an analysis of the complex but hierarchical global nuclear order produced, maintained, and obscured by the workings of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime. Using an analysis heavily ... More

Orientalists, Propagandists, and IlustradosFilipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism

Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados: Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism

Megan C. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816671908
eISBN:
9781452947013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816671908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The writings of a small group of scholars known as the ilustrados are often credited for providing intellectual grounding for the Philippine Revolution of 1896. This book shows that the ilustrados’ ... More

The Parent as CitizenA Democratic Dilemma

The Parent as Citizen: A Democratic Dilemma

Brian Duff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672721
eISBN:
9781452947280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When leaders and citizens in the United States articulate their core political beliefs, they often do so in terms of parenthood and family. But while the motives might be admirable, the results of ... More

Predator EmpireDrone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance

Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance

Ian G. R. Shaw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694730
eISBN:
9781452955339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694730.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores the rise of the Predator Empire, the name for the contemporary “dronified” U.S. national security state. Moving from the Vietnam War to the “war on terror,” it investigates how ... More

Racial Democracy and the Black MetropolisHousing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Preston H. Smith II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines housing debates in Chicago that go beyond black and white politics, and shows how class and factional conflicts among African Americans actually helped to reproduce stunning ... More

Seeking AsylumHuman Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border

Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border

Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665372
eISBN:
9781452946405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In July 1999, Canadian authorities intercepted four boats off the coast of British Columbia carrying nearly six hundred Chinese citizens who were being smuggled into Canada. Government officials held ... More

Speculative SecurityThe Politics of Pursuing Terrorist Monies

Speculative Security: The Politics of Pursuing Terrorist Monies

Marieke de Goede

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675890
eISBN:
9781452947723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675890.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001, finance and security have become joined in new ways to produce particular targets of state surveillance. This book describes how previously ... More

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