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Off the NetworkDisrupting the Digital World

Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Ulises Ali Mejias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The digital world profoundly shapes how we work and consume and also how we play, socialize, create identities, and engage in politics and civic life. Indeed, we are so enmeshed in digital ... More

On the Run in Siberia

On the Run in Siberia

Rane Willerslev

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

“If I had let myself be ruled by reason alone, I would surely be lying dead somewhere or another in the Siberian frost.” The Siberian taiga: a massive forest region of roughly 4.5 million square ... More

Out in AfricaLGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Ashley Currier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Visibility matters to activists—to their social and political relevance, their credibility, their influence. But invisibility matters, too, in times of political hostility or internal crisis. This ... More

Peace Corps FantasiesHow Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Peace Corps Fantasies: How Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Molly Geidel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692217
eISBN:
9781452952468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

To tens of thousands of volunteers in its first decade, the Peace Corps was “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” In the United States’ popular imagination to this day, it is a symbol of selfless ... More

Protesting Culture and Economics in Western EuropeNew Cleavages in Left and Right Politics

Protesting Culture and Economics in Western Europe: New Cleavages in Left and Right Politics

Swen Hutter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691180
eISBN:
9781452948966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691180.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book links research on cleavage politics and the populist right with research on social movements. Both research fields have extensively dealt with the transformative power of globalization on ... More

Red Skin, White MasksRejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Glen Sean Coulthard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679645
eISBN:
9781452948409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition is an interdisciplinary of work of critically engaged political theory that traverses the fields of political science and ... More

Reinventing CitizenshipBlack Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Reinventing Citizenship: Black Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Kazuyo Tsuchiya

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681112
eISBN:
9781452947945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681112.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In the 1960s and 1970s, the United States and Japan went through massive welfare expansions that sparked debates about citizenship. At the heart of these disputes stood African Americans and Koreans. ... More

Represent and DestroyRationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism

Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism

Jodi Melamed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674244
eISBN:
9781452947426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the global convulsions in the aftermath of World War II, one dominant world racial order broke apart and a new one emerged. This story portrays the postwar racial break as a transition from white ... More

Samurai among PanthersRichard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Diane C. Fujino

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

An iconic figure of the Asian American movement, Richard Aoki (1938–2009) was also, as the most prominent non-Black member of the Black Panther Party, a key architect of Afro-Asian solidarity in the ... More

Security In the BubbleNavigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Christine Hentschel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Security in the Bubble is about the struggles of urbanites to come to terms with life in the city as dangerous. This book examines newly emerging aesthetic, affective and inclusionary spatialities of ... More

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