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Body and SoulThe Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Alondra Nelson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Between its founding in 1966 and its formal end in 1980, the Black Panther Party blazed a distinctive trail in American political culture. The Black Panthers are most often remembered for their ... More

Body DriftButler, Hayles, Haraway

Body Drift: Butler, Hayles, Haraway

Arthur Kroker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679157
eISBN:
9781452948270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679157.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

As exemplary representatives of a form of critical feminism, Judith Butler, Katherine Hayles, and Donna Haraway offer entry into the great crises of contemporary society, politics, and culture ... More

Border Walls Gone GreenNature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

John Hultgren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In contemporary politics, nature is generally assumed to be a commitment of the political left and restrictionism a commitment of the right. The reality, however, is significantly more complicated: ... More

Breathing Race into the MachineThe Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics

Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics

Lundy Braun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683574
eISBN:
9781452949185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683574.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The spirometer is used routinely to diagnose respiratory disease in specialist and primary care settings, although most patients probably do not recognize the name of the device. An important feature ... More

Brown ThreatIdentification in the Security State

Brown Threat: Identification in the Security State

Kumarini Silva

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900021
eISBN:
9781452955179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brown Threat makes a critical intervention in U.S based race studies. The book positions a category of ‘brown’ identification (along side identity) as a form of organizing race and racialized ... More

Brutal VisionThe Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema

Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema

Karl Schoonover

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675548
eISBN:
9781452947563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675548.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film history identifies Italian neorealism as the exemplar of national cinema, a specifically domestic response to wartime atrocities. This book challenges this orthodoxy by arguing that neorealist ... More

Building a House in HeavenPious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

Building a House in Heaven: Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

Mona Atia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689156
eISBN:
9781452949215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689156.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Building a House in Heaven uses Islamic charity as a lens through which to understand the relations between the economy, state and religion in Mubarak era Egypt. My approach links questions of ... More

Building Dignified WorldsGeographies of Collective Action

Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action

Gerda Roelvink

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816676170
eISBN:
9781452954240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores the question of how contemporary collectives are creating diverse, new forms of creative economies that arrange diverse peoples, animals, natural environments, technologies and ... More

Cairo PopYouth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Daniel J. Gilman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689279
eISBN:
9781452949260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689279.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book represents the first scholarly engagement with shababiyya, the genre of popular music that dominates consumption in the Arab world in general and Egypt in particular. This genre is hugely ... More

Calling All CarsRadio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Calling All Cars: Radio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Kathleen Battles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649136
eISBN:
9781452945996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649136.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This book shows how radio played a key role in an emerging form of policing during the turbulent years of the Depression. Until this time popular culture had characterized the gangster as hero, but ... More

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