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Seeking Spatial Justice

Seeking Spatial Justice

Edward W. Soja

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666676
eISBN:
9781452946870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666676.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the ... More

The Servant Class CityUrban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

David J. Karjanen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Servant Class City demonstrates that for San Diego’s inner city revitalization, focusing on new development, visitor services, and high-rises overlooks the dramatic growth in low-wage service ... More

The Straight LineHow the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

The Straight Line: How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

Tom Waidzunas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696147
eISBN:
9781452953663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Straight Line argues that scientific definitions of “sexual orientation” are not merely reflections of human nature, but emerged through a process of social negotiation involving opposing social ... More

Strategies for Social Change

Strategies for Social Change

Gregory M. Maney, Rachel V. Kutz-Flamenbaum, and Deana A. Rohlinger (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The theory and practice of social movements come together in strategy—whether, why, and how people can realize their visions of another world by acting together. This book offers a concise definition ... More

Student Activism in AsiaBetween Protest and Powerlessness

Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Meredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Since World War II, students in East and Southeast Asia have led protest movements that toppled authoritarian regimes in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, and Thailand. Elsewhere in the ... More

Testing FateTay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Shelley Z. Reuter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Testing Fate looks at the racialized history of Tay-Sachs in the US and UK in its construction as a Jewish disease from the late-nineteenth century through to the present era of geneticization, where ... More

Total LiberationThe Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

David Naguib Pellow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687763
eISBN:
9781452949277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a story about inequality, its many forms and far reaching consequences, and unconventional efforts to challenge it. The book expands our understanding of inequality by making sense of ... More

The Tourist StatePerforming Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand

The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand

Margaret Werry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666058
eISBN:
9781452946719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

No longer the dreary sheep farm at the end of the world, the New Zealand of the new millennium is a hot global ticket, heralded for its bicultural dynamism, laid-back lifestyle, and scenery ... More

Trafficking Women's Human Rights

Trafficking Women's Human Rights

Julietta Hua

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675609
eISBN:
9781452946375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675609.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The history of human beings bought and sold, forced into lives of abject servitude or sexual slavery, is a story as old as civilization and yet still of global concern today. How this story is told, ... More

The Transit of EmpireIndigenous Critiques of Colonialism

The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Jodi A. Byrd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1761 and again in 1769, European scientists raced around the world to observe the transit of Venus, a rare astronomical event in which the planet Venus passes in front of the sun. This book ... More

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