Multifaceted study of Pennsylvania's coal miners during the post-World War One era.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
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.
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.
Juxtaposes Antonio Gramsci’s work and critical race theory to offer a new understanding of tactics as a transformative practice.
Explores the cultural dimensions of protest and dissent in China, focusing on dramatic forms of bodily, spatial, strategic, and artistic performativity.
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.
Examines how Diasporic Black women engage in politics.
Highlights the continuing social unrest and public protest occurring in South Africa’s poorest districts.
A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.
Essays that critically evaluate America's domestic and foreign policy landscape since President Obama took office.
Chronicles the expanding global effort to confront public health challenges.
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
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.
Examines the political significance of ideas about happiness through the work of utilitarian philosophers William Thompson and Jeremy Bentham.
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.
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.
A look at the voluntary sector in Japan, which has emerged strongly only in recent years.
Challenges existing views of crafts and service workers in Egypt in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Confronts globalization and technology from philosophical perspectives.
An exploration of the voluntary simplicity movement including comments from simple livers and a look at class, race, and gender in this movement.
Studies interest group litigation in Canada.
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.
Examines the relationship between grassroots Catholic Church groups (base Christian communities) and the mobilization of peasant farmers in the fight for control of Amazon lands.
Describes the Russian rock music counterculture and how it is changing in response to Russia's transition from a socialist to a capitalist society. It explores the lived experiences, the thoughts and feelings of the rock musicians as they meet the challenges of change.
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.