Social Movements

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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.

Black Lives Matter in US Schools

A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.

Material Insurgency

Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.

Culture and Tactics

Juxtaposes Antonio Gramsci’s work and critical race theory to offer a new understanding of tactics as a transformative practice.

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.

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.

Massively Parallel Globalization

Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.

The Rise of Global Health

Chronicles the expanding global effort to confront public health challenges.

Crusade for Democracy, Revised Edition

By Daniel Tanner
Subjects: Education

Tells the fascinating story of the Progressive Education movement of the 1930s and 1940s.

Outsmarting Apartheid

Edited by Daniel Whitman
Introduction by Daniel Whitman
Assisted by Kari Jaksa
Subjects: Politics And Law

Inspiring oral history of the impact of cultural and educational exchange between South Africa and the United States during apartheid.

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.

¡VIVA!

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.

Freud, Psychoanalysis, Social Theory

Discusses the reasons for the decline of the cultural influence of psychoanalysis.

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.

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.