Books

Undoing Networks Undoing Networks Tero Karppi, Urs Stäheli, Clara Wieghorst and Lea P. Zierott 2020 Fall
Exploring and conceptualizing practices, technologies, and politics of disconnecting
Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives Unfastened Globality and Asian North American Narratives Eleanor Ty 2010 Spring
Understanding Asian American literature, history, and culture in terms of globalization
Unfolding the City: Women Write the City in Latin America Unfolding the City Women Write the City in Latin America Anne Lambright and Elisabeth Guerrero, Editors 2006 Fall
An original look at how Latin American women writers rethink urban space
Union Pacific: Volume I, 1862-1893 Union Pacific Volume I, 1862-1893 Maury Klein 2006 Spring
The history of the railroad that connected the coasts and unified the United States
Union Pacific II: Volume II, 1894-1969 Union Pacific II Volume II, 1894-1969 Maury Klein 2006 Spring
The saga continues as the Union Pacific lays the groundwork for modern industry in America
Union Solidarity: The Internal Cohesion of a Labor Union Union Solidarity The Internal Cohesion of a Labor Union Arnold M. Rose None None
Union Women: Forging Feminism in the United Steelworkers of America Union Women Forging Feminism in the United Steelworkers of America Mary Margaret Fonow 2002 Fall
How a feminist agenda took hold in a male-dominated union.
Universal Abandon: The Politics of Postmodernism Universal Abandon The Politics of Postmodernism Andrew Ross, Editor 1989 Spring
“The essays are new, readable and well-informed; the collection is an excellent basis for inquiring into the politics of contemporary art and criticism.” --Journal of Aesthetics & Art Criticism Contributors: Stanley Aronowitz, Hal Foster, Nancy Fraser, Lawrence Grossberg, Laura Kipnis, Ernesto Laclau, Chantal Mouffe, Meaghan Morris, Linda Nicholson, Jacqueline Rose, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Paul Smith, Anders Stephanson, and George Yúdice.
Universal Emancipation: Race beyond Badiou Universal Emancipation Race beyond Badiou Elisabeth Paquette 2020 Fall
A vital and timely contribution to the growing scholarship on the political thought of Alain Badiou
Universes without Us: Posthuman Cosmologies in American Literature Universes without Us Posthuman Cosmologies in American Literature Matthew A. Taylor 2013 Fall
Reimagining posthumanism through the work of canonical American writers
Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field Unlearning the City Infrastructure in a New Optical Field Swati Chattopadhyay 2012 Fall
A new way to describe the city—through the lens of popular culture and street life
Unraveling: Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age Unraveling Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2020 Fall
Developing a cybernetic model of subjectivity and personhood that honors disability experiences to reconceptualize the category of the human
Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women’s Work Unraveling the Garment Industry Transnational Organizing and Women’s Work Ethel C. Brooks 2007 Spring
The consequences—both positive and negative—of consumer boycotts of sweatshop labor.
Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory Unruly Practices Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory Nancy Fraser 1989 Fall
Fraser breaks new ground methodologically by integrating the heretofore divergent insights of poststructuralism, critical social theory, feminist theory, and pragmatism to form a new critical theory of late-capitalist political culture. “A wonderfully rich and insightful collection of well-integrated essays on important current thinkers and social movements.”
Unsettling Choice: Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education Unsettling Choice Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education Ujju Aggarwal 2023 Fall
How the Great Recession revealed a system of school choice built on crisis, precarity, and exclusion
Unstable Frontiers: Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS Unstable Frontiers Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS John Nguyet Erni 1994 Fall
John Erni gives a hopeful view of how we might challenge the way scientists, healers, and the mass media look at the task of treating AIDS.
Untimely Beggar: Poverty and Power from Baudelaire to Benjamin Untimely Beggar Poverty and Power from Baudelaire to Benjamin Patrick Greaney 2007 Fall
Locating literary and socioeconomic poverty at the heart of European modernity
Unwilling Germans?: The Goldhagen Debate Unwilling Germans? The Goldhagen Debate Robert R. Shandley, Editor 1998 Spring
A comprehensive overview of the controversy surrounding Hitler’s Willing Executioners.
Up Against the Sprawl: Public Policy and the Making of Southern California Up Against the Sprawl Public Policy and the Making of Southern California Jennifer Wolch, Manuel Pastor Jr. and Peter Dreier, Editors 2004 Spring
Los Angeles's experience in managing urban growth and change
Up in the Rocky Mountains: Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience Up in the Rocky Mountains Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience Jennifer Eastman Attebery 2007 Spring
How Swedish immigrants became Westerners and Americans, as shown through their letters home