The Political Theory of Salvage
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Racism and Resistance
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Primary Elections and American Politics
Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.
Resist, Organize, Build
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
Black Lives Matter in US Schools
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
Inside the Green Lobby
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.
Freedom in Laughter
Analyzes the dynamic period in which Dick Gregory and Bill Cosby moved African American professional stand-up comedy from the chitlin’ circuit to the mainstream.
The Politics of People
Explores the cultural dimensions of protest and dissent in China, focusing on dramatic forms of bodily, spatial, strategic, and artistic performativity.
Culture and Tactics
Juxtaposes Antonio Gramsci’s work and critical race theory to offer a new understanding of tactics as a transformative practice.
The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized
Studies the revolutionary theory of the Black Power Movement in the 1960s through ʼ70s, placing it within the broader social theory of black revolution in the United States since the nineteenth century.
Black Women in Politics
Examines how Diasporic Black women engage in politics.
A Turbulent South Africa
Highlights the continuing social unrest and public protest occurring in South Africa’s poorest districts.
Anarchism in Korea
A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.
The Bitter Taste of Hope
Essays that critically evaluate America's domestic and foreign policy landscape since President Obama took office.
The Rise of Global Health
Chronicles the expanding global effort to confront public health challenges.
Massively Parallel Globalization
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
Crusade for Democracy, Revised Edition
Tells the fascinating story of the Progressive Education movement of the 1930s and 1940s.
Inspiring oral history of the impact of cultural and educational exchange between South Africa and the United States during apartheid.
Happiness, Democracy, and the Cooperative Movement
Examines the political significance of ideas about happiness through the work of utilitarian philosophers William Thompson and Jeremy Bentham.
Shaping Gender Policy in Turkey
Timely analysis of the ways in which women grassroots activists, the European Union, and the Turkish state are involved in shaping gender policies in Turkey.
Friendship as a Way of Life
Develops Foucault’s late work on friendship into a novel critique of contemporary GLBT political strategy.
Compelling case studies of groups in Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, the United States, and Canada using the arts for education, community development, and social movement building.
The Failure of Civil Society?
A look at the voluntary sector in Japan, which has emerged strongly only in recent years.
The first comparative study of two major Jewish labor movements.
The Striking Cabbies of Cairo and Other Stories
Challenges existing views of crafts and service workers in Egypt in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Globalization, Technology, and Philosophy
Confronts globalization and technology from philosophical perspectives.
Buying Time and Getting By
An exploration of the voluntary simplicity movement including comments from simple livers and a look at class, race, and gender in this movement.
Friends of the Court
Studies interest group litigation in Canada.
In Defense of Mohawk Land
Examines the conflict that exists between the Mohawk Warrior Movement and Canada within the context of the Mohawk nation's struggle for national self-determination.
Jews on the Move
Based on data from the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey, the authors examine the high level of mobility among American Jews and their increasing dispersion throughout the United States, and how ...
Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics
A theoretical study of the politics of transnational environmental activist groups such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and the World Wildlife Fund that argues that environmental activists practice ...
Women, Development, and Communities for Empowerment in Appalachia
An examination of the class and gender conditions of working-class women in the coal mining fields reveals how they struggled for development and change and how the struggle sometimes lead to empowerment.