American Sociological Association 2022

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

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: VIRTUAL BOOTH

Welcome to the University of Minnesota Press's virtual presence at the 2022 annual meeting of the American Sociological AssociationAll books below are 40% off using code MN89530. Code expires Oct. 1, 2022.

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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS   //    RACE AND ETHNICITY   //    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

HISTORY OF MEDICINE    //    HEALTH POLICY   //    DISABILITY STUDIES

CRIMINAL JUSTICE   //    EDUCATION   //    ENVIRONMENT   //    ANIMAL STUDIES

URBAN STUDIES    //   GENDER AND SEXUALITY   //   GLBT STUDIES

NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES  //  LITERATURE AND POETRY

THEORY   //    PHILOSOPHY   //    LABOR STUDIES

 

Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle Food Justice Now! Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle Joshua Sbicca 2018 Fall
A rallying cry to link the food justice movement to broader social justice debates
Speaking of Indigenous Politics: Conversations with Activists, Scholars, and Tribal Leaders Speaking of Indigenous Politics Conversations with Activists, Scholars, and Tribal Leaders J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Editor 2018 Spring
“A lesson in how to practice recognizing the fundamental truth that every inch of the Americas is Indigenous territory.” —Robert Warrior, from the Foreword
Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Into the Extreme U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Valerie Olson 2018 Spring
The first book-length, in-depth ethnography of U.S. human spaceflight
The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change The Right to Be Cold One Woman’s Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change Sheila Watt-Cloutier 2018 Spring
A “courageous and revelatory memoir” (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate
Modernism’s Visible Hand: Architecture and Regulation in America Modernism’s Visible Hand Architecture and Regulation in America Michael Osman 2018 Spring
A groundbreaking history of the confluence of regulatory thinking and building design in the United States
Globalized Authoritarianism: Megaprojects, Slums, and Class Relations in Urban Morocco Globalized Authoritarianism Megaprojects, Slums, and Class Relations in Urban Morocco Koenraad Bogaert 2018 Spring
A rich investigation into Morocco’s urban politics
Governance Feminism: An Introduction: An Introduction Governance Feminism: An Introduction An Introduction Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché and Hila Shamir 2018 Spring
Describing and assessing feminist inroads into the state
The Undocumented Everyday: Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility The Undocumented Everyday Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility Rebecca M. Schreiber 2018 Spring
Examining how undocumented migrants are using film, video, and other documentary media to challenge surveillance, detention, and deportation
What Is Information? What Is Information? Peter Janich 2018 Spring
A novel way of looking at information challenges longstanding dogmas—from a preeminent German thinker
Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing Archaeologies of Touch Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing David Parisi 2018 Spring
A material history of haptics technology that raises new questions about the relationship between touch and media
The Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games: Why Gaming Culture Is the Worst The Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games Why Gaming Culture Is the Worst Christopher Paul 2018 Spring
An avid gamer and sharp media critic explains meritocracy’s negative contribution to video game culture—and what can be done about it
The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil The Anti-Black City Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil Jaime Amparo Alves 2018 Spring
An important new ethnographic study of São Paulo’s favelas reveals the widespread use of race-based police repression in Brazil
Youth Media Matters: Participatory Cultures and Literacies in Education Youth Media Matters Participatory Cultures and Literacies in Education Korina M. Jocson 2017 Fall
How young people making media have potential to shape pedagogy, raise social awareness, and promote creative self-expression
Callous Objects: Designs against the Homeless Callous Objects Designs against the Homeless Robert Rosenberger 2018 Spring
Uncovering injustices built into our everyday surroundings
Life: A Modern Invention Life A Modern Invention Davide Tarizzo 2017 Fall
A paradigm-shifting genealogy of biological life as metaphysical concept rather than a scientific category
Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C. Historic Capital Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C. Cameron Logan 2017 Fall
A chronicle of historic preservation’s profound impact on Washington, D.C., highlighting the major changes urban revitalization has made on American cities
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Black on Both Sides A Racial History of Trans Identity C. Riley Snorton 2017 Fall
Uncovering the overlapping histories of blackness and trans identity from the nineteenth century to the present day
A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church A House of Prayer for All People Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church David K. Seitz 2017 Fall
Revealing the underappreciated progressive contributions of a liberal LGBT church
Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability Building Access Universal Design and the Politics of Disability Aimi Hamraie 2017 Fall
Rich with archival images, the first critical history of the Universal Design movement
The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community The River Is in Us Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community Elizabeth Hoover 2017 Fall
The riveting story of the Mohawk community that fought back against the contamination of its lands
Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Five Thousand Years of Urban Media Shannon Mattern 2017 Fall
A breathtaking tour through thousands of years of urban life and its attendant technologies, rewriting the history of our cities
When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community When the Hills Are Gone Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community Thomas W. Pearson 2017 Fall
An overlooked part of fracking’s environmental impact becomes a window into the activists and industrial interests fighting for the future of energy production—and the fate of rural communities
Aspirational Fascism: The Struggle for Multifaceted Democracy under Trumpism Aspirational Fascism The Struggle for Multifaceted Democracy under Trumpism William E. Connolly 2017 Fall
Coming to terms with a new period of uncertainty when it is still replete with possibilities
Ready Player Two: Women Gamers and Designed Identity Ready Player Two Women Gamers and Designed Identity Shira Chess 2017 Fall
A timely look at the implicit biases in video games as they construct and define feminine identity
Care of the Species: Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity Care of the Species Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity John Hartigan Jr. 2017 Fall
Darwin meets Foucault in this engrossing ethnography of plants, race, and biodiversity
Shareveillance: The Dangers of Openly Sharing and Covertly Collecting Data Shareveillance The Dangers of Openly Sharing and Covertly Collecting Data Clare Birchall 2018 Spring
Cracking open the politics of transparency and secrecy
Transhumanism: Evolutionary Futurism and the Human Technologies of Utopia Transhumanism Evolutionary Futurism and the Human Technologies of Utopia Andrew Pilsch 2017 Fall
Exploring the rich history and utopian potential of transhumanism’s belief that humanity is on the cusp of radical evolutionary transformation
Inheriting Possibility: Social Reproduction and Quantification in Education Inheriting Possibility Social Reproduction and Quantification in Education Ezekiel J. Dixon-Román 2017 Fall
Outstanding Book Award from the American Educational Research Association: From the SAT to social mobility statistics, examining quantitative measurements of human learning and development while rethinking their possibilities
Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine Subprime Health Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine Nadine Ehlers and Leslie R. Hinkson, Editors 2017 Fall
Moving beyond discussions of racial genomics, an interdisciplinary exploration of race-based medicine
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
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?
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
The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture The Assemblage Brain Sense Making in Neuroculture Tony D. Sampson 2017 Spring
A radical new theory of the brain bridging science, philosophy, art, and politics
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
The Perversity of Things: Hugo Gernsback on Media, Tinkering, and Scientifiction The Perversity of Things Hugo Gernsback on Media, Tinkering, and Scientifiction Hugo Gernsback 2016 Fall
The founder of science fiction and his other inventions
Downed by Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling Downed by Friendly Fire Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling Signithia Fordham 2016 Fall
Rehabilitating the meaning of gender-specific violence
First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles First Strike Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles Damien M. Sojoyner 2016 Fall
Challenging perceptions of schooling and prison through the lens of America’s most populous state
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
The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life The Slumbering Masses Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2016 Fall
An eye-opening look at why a “good night’s sleep” might be anything but
Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment Foucault in Iran Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi 2016 Fall
A groundbreaking reassessment of Foucault’s writings on one of the greatest political upheavals of our time
The Uberfication of the University The Uberfication of the University Gary Hall 2016 Fall
The contemporary university’s implications for the future organization of labor
Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom Human Programming Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom Scott Selisker 2016 Fall
The first cultural history of the idea of the programmable mind in U.S. culture, from the Cold War to the War on Terror
On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects Gilbert Simondon 2016 Spring
A groundbreaking study on the universe of technical objects by one of France’s most important thinkers of the second half of the twentieth century.
Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America Blood Sugar Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America Anthony Ryan Hatch 2016 Spring
How contemporary biomedicine has shaped race and racism as America’s health disparities increase
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
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
Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children Made to Hear Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children Laura Mauldin 2016 Spring
The social consequences of the medicalization of deafness, as seen in the experiences of parents and professionals working with cochlear implants
A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School A Good Investment? Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School Amy Brown 2015 Fall
How privatized education funding reinforces race and class inequities
The Straight Line: How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality The Straight Line How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality Tom Waidzunas 2015 Fall
The consequences, for science as well as public policy, of relegating ex-gay therapies to the scientific fringe
Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830–1934 Measuring Manhood Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830–1934 Melissa N. Stein 2015 Fall
A major new history of scientific racism in the United States
Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency Already Doing It Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency Michael Gill 2015 Spring
Exploring and exposing efforts to restrict the sexuality of intellectually disabled people
Life Support: Biocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor Life Support Biocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor Kalindi Vora 2015 Spring
How global capitalism has turned human beings into a new form of biocapital
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 Capacity Contract: Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship The Capacity Contract Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship Stacy Clifford Simplican 2015 Spring
An unprecedented look at democratic theory’s disability exclusion and today’s self-advocacy movement
Deep Mapping the Media City Deep Mapping the Media City Shannon Mattern 2015 Spring
Examines the material spaces in which our networks entangle themselves
HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone HIV Exceptionalism Development through Disease in Sierra Leone Adia Benton 2015 Spring
Have HIV/AIDS-focused development programs ignored wider health crises in Africa?
The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism The Universe of Things On Speculative Realism Steven Shaviro 2014 Fall
An up-to-the-moment critique of a recent turn in philosophical thought
Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement Total Liberation The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement David Naguib Pellow 2014 Fall
All oppression is linked: radical environmental and animal liberation movements in the struggle for social justice
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
Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education Sexuality in School The Limits of Education Jen Gilbert 2014 Spring
Explores and expands on the role of sexuality in teaching and learning
Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools Educated in Whiteness Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools Angelina E. Castagno 2014 Spring
How well-meaning educators shape and enact diversity-related policies and practices that strengthen whiteness rather than educational equity or justice
Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap Academic Profiling Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap Gilda L. Ochoa 2013 Fall
The achievement gap as it is actually experienced by Latino and Asian American students in one California high school
Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World Hyperobjects Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World Timothy Morton 2013 Fall
The world as we know it has already come to an end
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
The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference The Reorder of Things The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference Roderick A. Ferguson 2012 Fall
A critical account of how academia and global capital appropriated the revolutionary fervor of the 1960s and 1970s
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Body and Soul The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Alondra Nelson 2013 Fall
The legacy of the Black Panther Party’s commitment to community health care, a central aspect of its fight for social justice
Cosmopolitics II Cosmopolitics II Isabelle Stengers 2011 Fall
A sweeping inquiry that critiques modern science’s claims of objectivity, rationality, and truth
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
Cosmopolitics I Cosmopolitics I Isabelle Stengers 2010 Spring
A sweeping critique of the role and authority of modern science in contemporary society
Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders Homeless in San Francisco Teresa Gowan 2010 Spring
A powerful ethnographic account of life on the streets in San Francisco
Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World Migrants for Export How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World Robyn Magalit Rodriguez 2010 Spring
How the Philippines transformed itself into the world’s leading labor brokerage state
Those Who Work, Those Who Don't: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America Those Who Work, Those Who Don't Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America Jennifer Sherman 2009 Fall
Following the stories of economic collapse in a Northern California town and what they tell us about rural America
The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan: Right-Wing Movements and National Politics The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan Right-Wing Movements and National Politics Rory McVeigh 2009 Spring
Rediscovering the Ku Klux Klan as a national movement in the 1920s
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
Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville Jim Crow Nostalgia Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville Michelle R. Boyd 2008 Spring
An incisive analysis of racial identity in urban politics
Bíos: Biopolitics and Philosophy Bíos Biopolitics and Philosophy Roberto Esposito 2008 Spring
A significant political theorist advances the discussion of biopolitics
Decolonization and the Decolonized Decolonization and the Decolonized Albert Memmi 2006 Fall
The long-awaited reevaluation of colonialism’s legacy—from the author of The Colonizer and the Colonized
The New Politics of Race: Globalism, Difference, Justice The New Politics of Race Globalism, Difference, Justice Howard Winant 2004 Fall
Classic essays on race from a powerful voice in the field
The Voice of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, 1929-1934 The Voice of Southern Labor Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, 1929-1934 Vincent J. Roscigno and William F. Danaher 2004 Spring
Vividly shows how music united striking workers
Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique Aberrations in Black Toward a Queer of Color Critique Roderick A. Ferguson 2003 Fall
A hard-hitting look at the regulation of sexual difference and its role in circumscribing African American culture
Thicker than Blood: How Racial Statistics Lie Thicker than Blood How Racial Statistics Lie Tukufu Zuberi 2003 Spring
A hard-hitting investigation of the racist uses of statistics—now in paperback!
Methods of Social Movement Research Methods of Social Movement Research Bert Klandermans and Suzanne Staggenborg, Editors 2002 Fall
The definitive guide to conducting research in this dynamic field.