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European OthersQueering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe

European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe

Fatima El-Tayeb

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670154
eISBN:
9781452947242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670154.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book offers an interrogation into the position of racialized communities in the European Union, arguing that the tension between a growing nonwhite, non-Christian population and insistent ... More

Families ApartMigrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a developing nation like the Philippines, many mothers provide for their families by traveling to a foreign country to care for someone else’s. This book focuses on Filipino overseas workers in ... More

Farm Worker FuturismSpeculative Technologies of Resistance

Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of Resistance

Curtis Marez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816672318
eISBN:
9781452954288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672318.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Speculative Technologies is a cultural study of technology in conflicts between California agribusiness and workers of color in California from the 1940s to the 1990s and beyond. An important ... More

Fashioning the Nineteenth CenturyHabits of Being 3

Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being 3

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687466
eISBN:
9781452948683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687466.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume is dedicated to clothes and accessories donned in the 19th century in Europe and in the US. This volume also addresses the question of fashion as it became known and practiced by most ... More

The Fourth EyeM ori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand

The Fourth Eye: M ori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand

Brendan Hokowhitu and Vijay Devadas (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681037
eISBN:
9781452948621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

From the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between Indigenous and settler cultures to the emergence of the first-ever state-funded Māori television network, New Zealand has been a hotbed of ... More

From Light to ByteToward an Ethics of Digital Cinema

From Light to Byte: Toward an Ethics of Digital Cinema

Markos Hadjioannou

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677610
eISBN:
9781452947990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677610.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Cinema has been undergoing a profound technological shift: celluloid film is being replaced by digital media in the production, distribution, and reception of moving images. Concerned with the debate ... More

Gameplay ModeWar, Simulation, and Technoculture

Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture

Patrick Crogan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653348
eISBN:
9781452946146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653348.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

From flight simulators and first-person shooters to MMPOG and innovative strategy games like 2008’s Spore, computer games owe their development to computer simulation and imaging produced by and for ... More

Gaming at the EdgeSexuality and Gender at the Margins of Gamer Culture

Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and Gender at the Margins of Gamer Culture

Adrienne Shaw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693153
eISBN:
9781452949666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693153.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

New and heated debates abound over how women, people of color, LGBT people, and other marginalized groups are represented in video games. Debate stakeholders almost always assume the homogeneity of ... More

A Geology of Media

A Geology of Media

Jussi Parikka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695515
eISBN:
9781452950877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695515.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set ... More

George CukorA Double Life

George Cukor: A Double Life

Patrick McGilligan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680382
eISBN:
9781452948843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680382.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time, George Cukor was nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Director. In publicity and mystique he was dubbed the “women’s ... More

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