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Settler Common SenseQueerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Settler Common Sense considers how writings by several canonical mid-nineteenth-century authors that are not “about” Indians still participate in processes of settler colonialism. More than focusing ... More

Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Joseph J. Fischel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816694754
eISBN:
9781452954363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent cautions against any premature pride parade for consent as our determinant of sexual freedom, permissible sex, or good sex. Consent is not ethically dispositive, ... More

Spaces between UsQueer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Scott Lauria Morgensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656325
eISBN:
9781452946306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Explaining how relational distinctions of “Native” and “settler” define the status of being “queer,” this book argues that modern queer subjects emerged among Natives and non-Natives by engaging the ... More

Survival SchoolsThe American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Julie L. Davis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book provides the first history of the AIM survival schools, two alternative, culture-based, community-controlled schools founded by American Indian Movement organizers and other Indian parents ... More

TriangulationsNarrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

David J. Vázquez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673261
eISBN:
9781452947310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673261.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, this text contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America ... More

The Tropics Bite BackCulinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Valérie Loichot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Loichot traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze, or rather, colonial mouth, from the late 19th century to the inception of the 21st. The ubiquitous presence of food and ... More

Under Bright LightsGay Manila and the Global Scene

Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Bobby Benedicto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Under Bright Lights vividly describes the emergence in twenty-first century Manila of a “bright lights” scene: a world composed of dance clubs, upmarket bars, party circuits, and other commercial ... More

The Value of HomelessnessManaging Surplus Life in the United States

The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States

Craig Willse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816693474
eISBN:
9781452952505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

It is an easy assumption that social service programs and social scientific studies respond to homelessness after the fact, attempting to understand and prevent it. This book, however, argues that ... More

WastelandingLegacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Traci Brynne Voyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate ... More

What Gender Is, What Gender Does

What Gender Is, What Gender Does

Judith Roof

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698578
eISBN:
9781452954387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698578.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Genders are dynamics, persistent sets of operations that link individual desires to multiple, shifting manifestations of socio-cultural positioning and self-presentation. These include narratives of ... More

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