Virtual Exhibit Hub: American Association of Geographers 2022

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers. Books on sale, University of Minnesota Press information, and more.

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Welcome to the University of Minnesota Press's virtual presence at the 2022 annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers.
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NEW AND FORTHCOMING BOOKS:

GEOGRAPHY: THEORY, HISTORY, RACE

  • For the first time in English, a key work of critical geography
  • More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands
  • Revealing the enduring link between settler colonization and the making of modern Minneapolis
  • A detailed exploration of parents’ fight for a safe environment for their kids, interrogating how race, class, and gender shape health advocacy
  • An event-by-event look at how institutionalized racism harms the health of African Americans in the twenty-first century

 

ENVIRONMENT

  • How contemporary environmental struggles and resistance to pipeline development became populist struggles
  • How afforestation reveals the often-concealed politics between humans and plants
  • One woman’s enlightening trek through the natural histories, cultural stories, and present perils of thirteen national monuments, from Maine to Hawaii
  • A timely ethnography of how Indonesia’s coastal dwellers inhabit the “chronic present” of a slow-motion natural disaster
  • A walking journey through France’s vast interior becomes a meditation on both personal recovery and the role of history in the present—more than 425,000 copies sold in France

 

ECONOMY

  • A collection of previously untranslated writings by Henri Lefebvre on rural sociology, situating his research in relation to wider Marxist work
  • A timely and provocative discussion of alienation as an intersectional category of life under racial capitalism and white supremacy
  • A powerful new understanding of cooperation as an antidote to alienation and inequality
  • A pathbreaking look at how progressive policy change for economic justice has swept U.S. cities
  • Insecurity

 

FORERUNNERS SERIES

  • Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?-
  • What are the implications of how we talk about apocalypse?
  • Exploring the existential implications of the Covid-19 crisis through meditations
  • Examines how the humanitarian order advances a message of moral triumph and care while abandoning the dispossessed
  • How fluorescent orange symbolizes the uneven distribution of safety and risk in the neoliberal United States

 

BROWSE BOOKS:

GEOGRAPHY    //    ANTHROPOLOGY    //    SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

RACE    //    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY    //    ENVIRONMENT

PHILOSOPHY    //    POLITICAL SCIENCE    //    THEORY    //    POSTHUMANITIES

ETHNOGRAPHY    //    NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES    //    GLOBALIZATION

HEALTH AND MEDICINE    //    URBAN STUDIES    //    HUMAN RIGHTS

GLBT AND GENDER STUDIES    //    ECONOMY    //    DIGITAL CULTURE

ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN    //    GLOBALIZATION AND COMMUNITY SERIES

Grounded Authority: The Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the State Grounded Authority The Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the State Shiri Pasternak 2017 Spring
A rare, in-depth critique of federal land claims policy in Canada
A Third University Is Possible A Third University Is Possible la paperson 2017 Spring
Uncovering the decolonizing ghost in the colonizing machine
Seizing Jerusalem: The Architectures of Unilateral Unification Seizing Jerusalem The Architectures of Unilateral Unification Alona Nitzan-Shiftan 2017 Spring
Reveals the ways architectural modernism and Zionism have intertwined to imagine and reshape the city
Shopping Town: Designing the City in Suburban America Shopping Town Designing the City in Suburban America Victor Gruen Anette Baldauf, Editor 2017 Spring
For the first time in English, the “father of the shopping mall” tells his life story
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan and Nils Bubandt, Editors 2017 Spring
Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together?
Metagaming: Playing, Competing, Spectating, Cheating, Trading, Making, and Breaking Videogames Metagaming Playing, Competing, Spectating, Cheating, Trading, Making, and Breaking Videogames Stephanie Boluk and Patrick LeMieux 2017 Spring
A playful and provocative call to stop playing videogames and begin making metagames
From Light to Dark: Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom From Light to Dark Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom Tim Edensor 2017 Spring
A fascinating and unprecedented look at how illumination and darkness shape our experiences across history and space
Anthropocene Feminism Anthropocene Feminism Richard Grusin, Editor 2017 Spring
A stunning experiment in thinking of the Anthropocene through feminism and queer theory
Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds Matters of Care Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds María Puig de la Bellacasa 2017 Spring
Challenging the view that caring is only human
Carceral Humanitarianism: Logics of Refugee Detention Carceral Humanitarianism Logics of Refugee Detention Kelly Oliver 2017 Spring
Considering the uneasy alliance between humanitarian aid, human rights, and military operations
Compound Solutions: Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health Compound Solutions Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health Susan Craddock 2017 Spring
An unprecedented look at the possibilities and limitations of humanitarian drug development
Curated Decay: Heritage beyond Saving Curated Decay Heritage beyond Saving Caitlin DeSilvey 2017 Spring
A bold new approach to heritage conservation that embraces change and accommodates decay
Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times Against Purity Living Ethically in Compromised Times Alexis Shotwell 2016 Fall
Why contamination and compromise might be a starting point for doing something, instead of a reason to give up
California Mission Landscapes: Race, Memory, and the Politics of Heritage California Mission Landscapes Race, Memory, and the Politics of Heritage Elizabeth Kryder-Reid 2016 Fall
How iconic American places cultivate and conceal contested pasts
Marxist Thought and the City Marxist Thought and the City Henri Lefebvre 2016 Fall
For the first time in English, Lefebvre’s essential work on how Marx and Engels conceptualized the development of the city
Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine Inter/Nationalism Decolonizing Native America and Palestine Steven Salaita 2016 Fall
Connecting the scholarship and activism of Indigenous America and Palestine
Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence Life, Emergent The Social in the Afterlives of Violence Yasmeen Arif 2016 Fall
Understanding biopolitics anew, through life and not death, in the aftermath of mass violence
Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times Exposed Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times Stacy Alaimo 2016 Fall
A bold call to approach environmentalism from the inside out
For the Children?: Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State For the Children? Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State Erica R. Meiners 2016 Fall
Centering on the child in the struggle to dismantle America’s carceral state
Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit as America’s Postindustrial Frontier Beautiful Wasteland The Rise of Detroit as America’s Postindustrial Frontier Rebecca J. Kinney 2016 Fall
What is the “new Detroit” that everyone keeps talking about?
A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools A Curriculum of Fear Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools Nicole Nguyen 2016 Fall
Winner: American Association of Geographers Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography
Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance Predator Empire Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance Ian G. R. Shaw 2016 Fall
How a brave new world of robotic surveillance is reshaping the state, society, and our very humanity
The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation The Anarchist Roots of Geography Toward Spatial Emancipation Simon Springer 2016 Fall
A passionate plea for radical geographers to abandon Karl Marx and embrace anarchism
The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment The Rule of Logistics Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment Jesse LeCavalier 2016 Spring
How the world’s largest retailer is redefining architecture by organizing flows of merchandise and information across space and time
The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration The World and All the Things upon It Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration David A. Chang 2016 Spring
Centering indigenous perspectives on the age of exploration
Manifestly Haraway Manifestly Haraway Donna J. Haraway 2016 Spring
Breaking down the binaries: two manifestos and a conversation on dogs and cyborgs, the implosion of technology, and human and nonhuman beings
DIY Detroit: Making Do in a City without Services DIY Detroit Making Do in a City without Services Kimberley Kinder 2016 Spring
When public services fail, neighbors step in to keep a city alive
Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action Building Dignified Worlds Geographies of Collective Action Gerda Roelvink 2016 Spring
Long before the Occupy movement, contemporary collectives have been constructing surprising alternative economies
Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet Program Earth Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet Jennifer Gabrys 2016 Spring
How sensors are changing our environmental relationships
Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago Last Project Standing Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago Catherine Fennell 2015 Fall
How the aftermath of public housing became an education in the rights and duties of belonging to the city
The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States The Value of Homelessness Managing Surplus Life in the United States Craig Willse 2015 Fall
How social welfare and social science came to reinforce, not combat, racialized housing insecurity
Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country Wastelanding Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country Traci Brynne Voyles 2015 Spring
What is “wasteland,” and who gets to decide?
Making Other Worlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies Making Other Worlds Possible Performing Diverse Economies Gerda Roelvink, Kevin St. Martin and J. K. Gibson-Graham, Editors 2015 Spring
Rethinking economy to produce resilient communities
Genetic Geographies: The Trouble with Ancestry Genetic Geographies The Trouble with Ancestry Catherine Nash 2015 Spring
Making sense of the science of ancestry and origins
Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature Wildlife in the Anthropocene Conservation after Nature Jamie Lorimer 2015 Spring
Considers the effects of the Anthropocene era on approaches to conservation
The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade The Deadly Life of Logistics Mapping Violence in Global Trade Deborah Cowen 2014 Fall
A genealogy of logistics, tracing the link between markets and militaries, territory and government
Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition Red Skin, White Masks Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition Glen Sean Coulthard 2014 Fall
Fundamentally questions prevailing ideas of settler colonialization and Indigenous resistance
Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment Henri Lefebvre Lukasz Stanek, Editor 2014 Spring
The relationship between bodily pleasure, space, and architecture—from one of the twentieth century’s most important urban theorists
Health Rights Are Civil Rights: Peace and Justice Activism in Los Angeles, 1963–1978 Health Rights Are Civil Rights Peace and Justice Activism in Los Angeles, 1963–1978 Jenna M. Loyd 2014 Spring
How demands for dignified medical care and healthy living conditions brought together social justice advocates
Building a House in Heaven: Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt Building a House in Heaven Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt Mona Atia 2013 Fall
The merging of religion, capitalism, and politics in Islamic charities in Egypt
Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Native American DNA Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Kim TallBear 2013 Fall
How identifying Native Americans is vastly more complicated than matching DNA
Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism Corporate Sovereignty Law and Government under Capitalism Joshua Barkan 2013 Fall
Corporate power to govern life is increasing not because regulation has failed but because it has succeeded
Degraded Work: The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market Degraded Work The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market Marc Doussard 2013 Fall
Why service-sector jobs have gotten worse—and what can be done to improve pay and working conditions for low-wage workers
Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities Take Back the Economy An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron and Stephen Healy 2013 Spring
An accessible guide to demystifying the economy and creating a more just and sustainable world
Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste Hot Spotter’s Report Military Fables of Toxic Waste Shiloh R. Krupar 2013 Spring
How biopolitical militarism in the U.S. obscures the domestic remains of war
Landscapes of Fear Landscapes of Fear Yi-Fu Tuan 2013 Spring
A landmark study of fear from one of our most eminent thinkers
Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love Families Apart Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love Geraldine Pratt 2012 Spring
How temporary migration programs haunt the lives of families long after they have reunited
Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology Everyday Environmentalism Creating an Urban Political Ecology Alex Loftus 2012 Spring
A bold rethinking of urban political ecology
Governing the Wild: Ecotours of Power Governing the Wild Ecotours of Power Stephanie Rutherford 2011 Fall
Shows how iconic representations of nature—from museum to theme park—define our ideas about saving the natural world
Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory Henri Lefebvre on Space Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory Łukasz Stanek 2011 Spring
Shows how Lefebvre’s theory of space developed out of direct engagement with architecture, urbanism, and urban sociology
Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Swamplife People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Laura A. Ogden 2011 Spring
Alligator hunters, mangroves, and the (mis)adventures of the Ashley Gang in the Florida Everglades
Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border Seeking Asylum Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border Alison Mountz 2010 Spring
How human smuggling illuminates the complexities of immigration policies and laws
Seeking Spatial Justice Seeking Spatial Justice Edward W. Soja 2010 Spring
An innovative new way of understanding and changing the unjust geographies in which we live
Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the Somatic Political Affect Connecting the Social and the Somatic John Protevi 2009 Fall
Encounters the visceral connection between politics and emotion
Terror and Territory: The Spatial Extent of Sovereignty Terror and Territory The Spatial Extent of Sovereignty Stuart Elden 2009 Fall
A timely analysis of the contemporary state of territory
State, Space, World: Selected Essays State, Space, World Selected Essays Henri Lefebvre Edited by Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden 2009 Spring
Leading intellectual Henri Lefebvre on political and state theory
Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle Demonic Grounds Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle Katherine McKittrick 2006 Spring
Explores how black women’s geographies are meaningful sites of political opposition
A Postcapitalist Politics A Postcapitalist Politics J. K. Gibson-Graham 2006 Spring
Presents compelling alternatives to capitalism—and strategies for achieving them
Growing up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday Lives Growing up Global Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday Lives Cindi Katz 2004 Fall
How globalization is remade and internalized in children’s everyday lives
The Urban Revolution The Urban Revolution Henri Lefebvre 2003 Spring
The first English translation of Lefebvre’s groundbreaking work on the urban experience
Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience Space and Place The Perspective of Experience Yi-Fu Tuan 2001 Spring
On the 25th anniversary of its publication, a new edition of this foundational work on human geography.
Space, Place, and Gender Space, Place, and Gender Doreen Massey 1994 Fall
A leading feminist geographer puts forth new ways of thinking about space and place.
The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism The Politics of Bitcoin Software as Right-Wing Extremism David Golumbia 2016 Fall
The first comprehensive account of Bitcoin’s underlying right-wing politics

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