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Loving AnimalsToward a New Animal Advocacy

Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Kathy Rudy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The contemporary animal rights movement encompasses a wide range of sometimes-competing agendas from vegetarianism to animal liberation. For people for whom pets are family members—animal lovers ... More

The Mestizo StateReading Race in Modern Mexico

The Mestizo State: Reading Race in Modern Mexico

Joshua Lund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656363
eISBN:
9781452946160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656363.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Mestizo State examines how the ideas, images, and public discourse around race, nation, and citizen formation have been transformed in Mexico from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. ... More

Militarized CurrentsToward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Setsu Shigematsu and Keith L. Camacho (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Foregrounding indigenous and feminist scholarship, this book analyzes militarization as an extension of colonialism from the late twentieth to the twenty-first century in Asia and the Pacific. The ... More

Mythohistorical InterventionsThe Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Lee Bebout

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670864
eISBN:
9781452946917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670864.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and ... More

The Nearness of OthersSearching for Tact and Contact in the Age of HIV

The Nearness of Others: Searching for Tact and Contact in the Age of HIV

David Caron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691753
eISBN:
9781452949581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691753.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

1.2 million people in the United States are currently living with HIV, and over 30 states have laws criminalizing HIV nondisclosure and/or exposure. As more people continue to be infected (at a rate ... More

Necromedia

Necromedia

Marcel O'Gorman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695706
eISBN:
9781452950662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695706.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In Necromedia, media activist Marcel O’Gorman takes aim at “the collusion of death and technology,” drawing on a broad arsenal that ranges from posthumanist philosophy and social psychology to ... More

The New Asian CityThree-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Jini Kim Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Under Jini Kim, this book’s scrutiny, the Asian Tiger metropolises of Seoul, Taipei, and Singapore reveal a surprising residue of the colonial environment. Drawing on a wide array of literary, ... More

No More Nice GirlsCountercultural Essays

No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book addresses democracy as: “a commitment to individual freedom and egalitarian self-government in every area of social, economic, and cultural life.” The text confronts the conservative ... More

Noise ChannelsGlitch and Error in Digital Culture

Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture

Peter Krapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676248
eISBN:
9781452947792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676248.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the glitches, inefficiencies, and errors that ergonomics and usability engineering strive to surmount, this book identifies creative reservoirs of computer-mediated interaction. Throughout new ... More

On the Existence of Digital Objects

On the Existence of Digital Objects

Yuk Hui

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698905
eISBN:
9781452954349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698905.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a philosophical investigation into digital objects; mere data in their simplest form, digital objects are in many cases further formalized through structural metadata schemes or ... More

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