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Already Doing ItIntellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Michael Gill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Tracing the history of efforts in the United States to limit the sexual freedoms of such persons, using methods such as forced sterilization, invasive birth control, and gender-segregated living ... More

Ambient MediaJapanese Atmospheres of Self

Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self

Paul Roquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692446
eISBN:
9781452953625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary life is increasingly shaped through attunement to the atmospheric affordances of the media environment. Ambient Media delves into the use of music, video, film, and literature as tools ... More

Beautiful Fighting Girl

Beautiful Fighting Girl

Saito Tamaki

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654505
eISBN:
9781452946108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654505.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From Cutie Honey and Sailor Moon to Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the worlds of Japanese anime and manga teem with prepubescent girls toting deadly weapons. Sometimes overtly sexual, always ... More

The Beginning and End of RapeConfronting Sexual Violence in Native America

The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More

Beginning to See the LightSex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Beginning to See the Light: Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680788
eISBN:
9781452948997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Written by New Yorker’s inimitable first pop music critic, this book presents the perspective of a radical and rational political realm, to look at rock-and-roll, sexuality, and above all, freedom. ... More

Being Together in PlaceIndigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World

Being Together in Place: Indigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World

Soren C. Larsen and Jay T. Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902216
eISBN:
9781452958729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Being Together in Place explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests. Using ethnographic ... 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

Celebrity and PowerFame in Contemporary Culture

Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

P. David Marshall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695621
eISBN:
9781452949680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695621.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Simultaneously celebrated and denigrated, celebrities represent not only the embodiment of success but also the ultimate construction of false value. This book questions the impulse to become ... More

Citizen, Invert, QueerLesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Deborah Cohler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In late nineteenth-century England, “mannish” women were considered socially deviant but not homosexual. A half-century later, such masculinity equaled lesbianism in the public imagination. How did ... More

Code and Clay, Data and DirtFive Thousand Years of Urban Media

Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Shannon Mattern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Offering powerful new ways of thinking about our cities, Shannon Mattern goes far beyond the historical concepts of origins, development, revolutions, and the accomplishments of an elite few. Her ... More

Coin-Operated AmericansRebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade

Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade

Carly A. Kocurek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691821
eISBN:
9781452953618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691821.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Coin-Operated Americans centers on the reframing of boyhood that took place in the popular discourse surrounding early video gaming, but it is not another story about young men. Rather, it charts ... More

Collecting MexicoMuseums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Shelley E. Garrigan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670925
eISBN:
9781452947143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. The book approaches ... More

The Construction of EqualitySyriac Immigration and the Swedish City

The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Jennifer Mack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The Construction of Equality, Jennifer Mack shows how Syriac-instigated architectural projects and spatial practices have altered the Swedish city’s built environment “from below.” Combining ... More

Couture and ConsensusFashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Regina A. Root

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Following Argentina’s revolution in 1810, the dress of young patriots inspired a nation and distanced its politics from the relics of Spanish colonialism. Fashion writing often escaped the notice of ... More

Crossing through ChuecaLesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Jill Robbins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the past two decades the city of Madrid has been marked by pride, feminism, and globalization—but also by the vestiges of the machismo nurtured during the long years of the Franco dictatorship. ... More

Dead MatterThe Meaning of Iconic Corpses

Dead Matter: The Meaning of Iconic Corpses

Margaret Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694334
eISBN:
9781452953588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694334.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An Iconography of the Flesh theorizes the relationship between the body and the image by looking at the corpse as a special instance of a body that is both thing and representation. Unlike ... More

Debt to SocietyAccounting for Life under Capitalism

Debt to Society: Accounting for Life under Capitalism

Miranda Joseph

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687411
eISBN:
9781452949109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687411.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

It is commonplace to say that criminals pay their debt to society by spending time in prison, but what is a “debt to society?” How is crime understood as a debt? How has time become the equivalent ... More

Digital Memory and the Archive

Digital Memory and the Archive

Wolfgang Ernst

Jussi Parikka (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677665
eISBN:
9781452948065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677665.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In Ernst’s media theory, archaeology becomes archivological analysis that refuses to stay on the interface level. Instead, it reveals the technological conditions of our contemporary techniques of ... More

Digital ShiftThe Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical ... More

The Divided WorldHuman Rights and Its Violence

The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Randall Williams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Taking a critical view of a venerated international principle, this book shows how the concept of human rights—often taken for granted as a force for good in the world—corresponds directly with U.S. ... More

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