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Insect MediaAn Archaeology of Animals and Technology

Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology

Jussi Parikka

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667390
eISBN:
9781452947075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Since the early nineteenth century, when entomologists first popularized the unique biological and behavioral characteristics of insects, technological innovators and theorists have proposed insects ... 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

Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

Jakarta, Drawing the City Near

AbdouMaliq Simone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816693351
eISBN:
9781452949611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

By examining the ways in which the central city of Jakarta continues to accommodate different practices of life and types of residents, the book attempts to reframe the conventional discussion and ... More

The Jobless FutureSecond Edition

The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

“High technology will destroy more jobs than it creates.” This grim prediction was first published in the 1994 edition of this text, an eerily accurate title that could have been written for today’s ... 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

Justice and the American Metropolis

Justice and the American Metropolis

Clarissa Rile Hayward and Todd Swanstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676125
eISBN:
9781452947822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676125.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Today’s American cities and suburbs are the sites of “thick injustice”—unjust power relations that are deeply and densely concentrated as well as opaque and seemingly intractable. Thick injustice is ... 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

LifebloodOil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Matthew T. Huber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677849
eISBN:
9781452947402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677849.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

If our oil addiction is so bad for us, why don’t we kick the habit? Looking beyond the usual culprits—Big Oil, petro states, and the strategists of empire—this book finds a deeper and more complex ... More

Made to HearCochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children

Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children

Laura Mauldin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697243
eISBN:
9781452954325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697243.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Made to Hear reveals the structure and culture of the systems we have built to make deaf children hear. Based on an ethnographic investigation of families who adopt the cochlear implant (CI) for ... More

Making Life WorkFreedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Jack Levinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Group homes emerged in the United States in the 1970s as a solution to the failure of the large institutions that, for more than a century, segregated and abused people with intellectual and ... More

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