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The Unteachables: Disability Rights and the Invention of Black Special Education The Unteachables Disability Rights and the Invention of Black Special Education Keith A. Mayes 2022 Fall
How special education used disability labels to marginalize Black students in public schools
Native Agency: Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Native Agency Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Valerie Lambert 2022 Fall
What happens when American Indians take over an institution designed to eliminate them?
Break Point: Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX Break Point Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX Sheri Brenden 2022 Fall
How two teenage girls in Minnesota jump-started a revolution in high school athletics
The Horror of Police The Horror of Police Travis Linnemann 2022 Spring
Unmasks the horrors of a social order reproduced and maintained by the violence of police
Fearing the Immigrant: Racialization and Urban Policy in Toronto Fearing the Immigrant Racialization and Urban Policy in Toronto Parastou Saberi 2022 Fall
A fascinating deep dive into one city’s urban policy—and the anxiety over immigrants that informs it
On Posthuman War: Computation and Military Violence On Posthuman War Computation and Military Violence Mike Hill 2022 Spring
Tracing war’s expansion beyond the battlefield to the concept of the human being itself
The Common Camp: Architecture of Power and Resistance in Israel–Palestine The Common Camp Architecture of Power and Resistance in Israel–Palestine Irit Katz 2022 Spring
Seeing the camp as a persistent political instrument in Israel–Palestine and beyond
The School-Prison Trust The School-Prison Trust Sabina Vaught, Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy and Jeremiah Chin 2022 Fall
Considers colonial school–prison systems in relation to the self-determination of Native communities, nations, and peoples
Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation Plant Life The Entangled Politics of Afforestation Rosetta S. Elkin 2022 Spring
How afforestation reveals the often-concealed politics between humans and plants
Pipeline Populism: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century Pipeline Populism Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century Kai Bosworth 2022 Spring
How contemporary environmental struggles and resistance to pipeline development became populist struggles
The Life Worth Living: Disability, Pain, and Morality The Life Worth Living Disability, Pain, and Morality Joel Michael Reynolds 2022 Spring
A philosophical challenge to the ableist conflation of disability and pain
Justice at Work: The Rise of Economic and Racial Justice Coalitions in Cities Justice at Work The Rise of Economic and Racial Justice Coalitions in Cities Marc Doussard and Greg Schrock 2022 Spring
A pathbreaking look at how progressive policy change for economic justice has swept U.S. cities
On the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography On the Rural Economy, Sociology, Geography Henri Lefebvre Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton, Editors 2022 Spring
A collection of previously untranslated writings by Henri Lefebvre on rural sociology, situating his research in relation to wider Marxist work
Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Side Affects On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Hil Malatino 2022 Spring
How the “bad feelings” of trans experience inform trans survival and flourishing
Allotment Stories: Indigenous Land Relations under Settler Siege Allotment Stories Indigenous Land Relations under Settler Siege Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O’Brien, Editors 2021 Fall
More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands
Accumulation: The Art, Architecture, and Media of Climate Change Accumulation The Art, Architecture, and Media of Climate Change Nick Axel, Nikolaus Hirsch, Daniel A. Barber and Anton Vidokle, Editors 2022 Spring
Examines how images of accumulation help open up the climate to political mobilization
Insecurity Insecurity Richard Grusin, Editor 2022 Spring
Investigating insecurity as the predominant logic of life in the present moment
The Big No The Big No Kennan Ferguson, Editor 2021 Fall
What it means to celebrate the potential and the power of no
Spent behind the Wheel: Drivers' Labor in the Uber Economy Spent behind the Wheel Drivers' Labor in the Uber Economy Julietta Hua and Kasturi Ray 2021 Fall
Exploring professional passenger driving and the gig economy through feminist theories of labor
Disorderly Families: Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives Disorderly Families Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault 2021 Fall
The first English translation of letters of arrest from eighteenth century France held in the archives of the Bastille
Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature Language, Madness, and Desire On Literature Michel Foucault 2021 Fall
Insight into the importance of literature for Michel Foucault—published in English for the first time
Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity Maurice Hamington and Michael Flower, Editors 2021 Fall
How care can resist the stifling force of the neoliberal paradigm
Case Studies for Interpreting the MMPI-A-RF Case Studies for Interpreting the MMPI-A-RF Daniel L. Davis and Yossef S. Ben-Porath 2021 Fall
A collection of illustrative adolescent case studies to aid clinicians in problem identification, diagnosis, and treatment planning—the only casebook for the MMPI-A-RF
Life in Plastic: Artistic Responses to Petromodernity Life in Plastic Artistic Responses to Petromodernity Caren Irr, Editor 2021 Fall
A vital contribution to environmental humanities that explores artistic responses to the plastic age
Building on Borrowed Time: Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Building on Borrowed Time Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Lukas Ley 2021 Fall
A timely ethnography of how Indonesia’s coastal dwellers inhabit the “chronic present” of a slow-motion natural disaster
We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World We Are Meant to Rise Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World Carolyn Holbrook and David Mura, Editors 2021 Fall
A brilliant and rich gathering of voices on the American experience of this past year and beyond, from Indigenous writers and writers of color from Minnesota
An Essay for Ezra: Racial Terror in America An Essay for Ezra Racial Terror in America Grant Farred 2021 Fall
An intensely personal, and philosophical, account of why white America’s racial unconscious is not so unconscious
For a New Geography For a New Geography Milton Santos 2021 Fall
For the first time in English, a key work of critical geography
Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism Practicing Cooperation Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism Andrew Zitcer 2021 Fall
A powerful new understanding of cooperation as an antidote to alienation and inequality
Calamity Theory: Three Critiques of Existential Risk Calamity Theory Three Critiques of Existential Risk Joshua Schuster and Derek Woods 2021 Fall
What are the implications of how we talk about apocalypse?
Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism Talkin’ Up to the White Woman Indigenous Women and Feminism Aileen Moreton-Robinson 2021 Fall
A twentieth-anniversary edition of this tour de force in feminism and Indigenous studies, now with a new preface
Profit over Privacy: How Surveillance Advertising Conquered the Internet Profit over Privacy How Surveillance Advertising Conquered the Internet Matthew Crain 2021 Fall
A deep dive into the political roots of advertising on the internet
Tolerance and Risk: How U.S. Liberalism Racializes Muslims Tolerance and Risk How U.S. Liberalism Racializes Muslims Mitra Rastegar 2021 Fall
How apparently positive representations in U.S. media cast Muslims as a racial population
Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Sickening Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Anne Pollock 2021 Fall
An event-by-event look at how institutionalized racism harms the health of African Americans in the twenty-first century
Private Metropolis: The Eclipse of Local Democratic Governance Private Metropolis The Eclipse of Local Democratic Governance Dennis R. Judd, Evan McKenzie and Alba Alexander, Editors 2021 Spring
Examines the complex ecology of quasi-public and privatized institutions that mobilize and administer many of the political, administrative, and fiscal resources of today’s metropolitan regions
Batman Saves the Congo: How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Batman Saves the Congo How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Alexandra Cosima Budabin and Lisa Ann Richey 2021 Spring
How celebrity strategic partnerships are disrupting humanitarian space
The Global Shelter Imaginary: IKEA Humanitarianism and Rightless Relief The Global Shelter Imaginary IKEA Humanitarianism and Rightless Relief Daniel Bertrand Monk and Andrew Herscher 2021 Fall
Examines how the humanitarian order advances a message of moral triumph and care while abandoning the dispossessed
Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970–1980) Intolerable Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970–1980) Michel Foucault and Prisons Information Group Edited by Perry Zurn 2021 Spring
A groundbreaking collection of writings by Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group documenting their efforts to expose France’s inhumane treatment of prisoners
Fleeting Monuments for the Wall of Respect Fleeting Monuments for the Wall of Respect Romi Crawford, Editor 2021 Spring
A collaboration of artists and writers commemorates a powerful symbol for social justice and freedom on Chicago’s South Side
The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul The Contest The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul Michael Schumacher 2021 Spring
A dramatic, deeply informed account of one of the most consequential elections and periods in American history
Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Saving Animals Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Elan Abrell 2021 Spring
A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States
Radical Secrecy: The Ends of Transparency in Datafied America Radical Secrecy The Ends of Transparency in Datafied America Clare Birchall 2021 Spring
Reimagining transparency and secrecy in the era of digital data
Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry Curiosity and Power The Politics of Inquiry Perry Zurn 2021 Spring
A trailblazing exploration of the political stakes of curiosity
Why We Lost the Sex Wars: Sexual Freedom in the #MeToo Era Why We Lost the Sex Wars Sexual Freedom in the #MeToo Era Lorna N. Bracewell 2021 Spring
Reexamining feminist sexual politics since the 1970s—the rivalries and the remarkable alliances
The Dispossessed: Karl Marx's Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor The Dispossessed Karl Marx's Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor Daniel Bensaïd 2021 Spring
Excavating Marx’s early writings to rethink the rights of the poor and the idea of the commons in an era of unprecedented privatization
Virtue Hoarders: The Case against the Professional Managerial Class Virtue Hoarders The Case against the Professional Managerial Class Catherine Liu 2021 Spring
A denunciation of the credentialed elite class that serves capitalism while insisting on its own progressive heroism
As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance As We Have Always Done Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance Leanne Betasamosake Simpson 2021 Spring
How to build Indigenous resistance movements that refuse the destructive thinking of settler colonialism
Design, Control, Predict: Logistical Governance in the Smart City Design, Control, Predict Logistical Governance in the Smart City Aaron Shapiro 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at life in the “smart” city
The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender Marquis Bey 2020 Fall
A complex articulation of the ways blackness and nonnormative gender intersect—and a deeper understanding of how subjectivities are formed
Remote Warfare: New Cultures of Violence Remote Warfare New Cultures of Violence Rebecca A. Adelman and David Kieran, Editors 2020 Fall
Considers how people have confronted, challenged, and resisted remote warfare
Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Black Food Matters Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Hanna Garth and Ashanté M. Reese, Editors 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at Black food and the challenges it faces today
Cruelty as Citizenship: How Migrant Suffering Sustains White Democracy Cruelty as Citizenship How Migrant Suffering Sustains White Democracy 2020 Fall
Why are immigrants from Mexico and Latin America such an affectively charged population for political conservatives?
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago The Death of Asylum Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago Alison Mountz 2020 Spring
Investigating the global system of detention centers that imprison asylum seekers and conceal persistent human rights violations
Practicing the Good: Desire and Boredom in Soviet Socialism Practicing the Good Desire and Boredom in Soviet Socialism Keti Chukhrov 2020 Spring
A philosophical consideration of Soviet Socialism that reveals the hidden desire for capitalism in contemporary anticapitalist discourse and theory
Kill the Overseer!: The Gamification of Slave Resistance Kill the Overseer! The Gamification of Slave Resistance Sarah Juliet Lauro 2020 Fall
Explores the representation of slave revolt in video games—and the trouble with making history playable
Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Red Gold The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Jennifer E. Telesca 2020 Spring
Illuminating the conditions for global governance to have precipitated the devastating decline of one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures
Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge Curiosity Studies A New Ecology of Knowledge Perry Zurn and Arjun Shankar, Editors 2020 Spring
The first English-language collection to establish curiosity studies as a unique field
Digitize and Punish: Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age Digitize and Punish Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age Brian Jefferson 2020 Spring
Tracing the rise of digital computing in policing and punishment and its harmful impact on criminalized communities of color
Grocery Activism: The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota Grocery Activism The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota Craig B. Upright 2020 Spring
A key period in the history of food cooperatives that continues to influence how we purchase organic food today
Class Action: Desegregation and Diversity in San Francisco Schools Class Action Desegregation and Diversity in San Francisco Schools Rand Quinn 2019 Fall
A compelling history of school desegregation and activism in San Francisco
Furious Feminisms: Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Furious Feminisms Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Alexis L. Boylan, Anna Mae Duane, Michael Gill and Barbara Gurr 2020 Spring
A provocative peek into this complicated film as a space for subversion, activism, and imaginative power
Medical Necessity: Health Care Access and the Politics of Decision Making Medical Necessity Health Care Access and the Politics of Decision Making Daniel Skinner 2019 Fall
How the politics of “medical necessity” complicates American health care
Afrotopia Afrotopia Felwine Sarr 2019 Fall
A vibrant meditation and poetic call for an African utopian philosophy of self-reinvention for the twenty-first century
Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making Deadly Biocultures The Ethics of Life-Making Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh R. Krupar 2019 Fall
A trenchant analysis of the dark side of regulatory life-making today
Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Fair Trade Rebels Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Lindsay Naylor 2019 Fall
Reassessing interpretations of development with a new approach to fair trade
Wageless Life: A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Wageless Life A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Ian G. R. Shaw and Marv Waterstone 2020 Spring
Drawing up alternate ways to “make a living” beyond capitalism
LatinX LatinX Claudia Milian 2020 Spring
Nationality is not enough to understand “Latin”-descended populations in the United States
Suspect Communities: Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror Suspect Communities Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror Nicole Nguyen 2019 Fall
The first major qualitative study of “countering violent extremism” in key U.S. cities
Spoiler Alert: A Critical Guide Spoiler Alert A Critical Guide Aaron Jaffe 2020 Spring
All of this information at our fingertips—and we might not need any of it
The Price of Nice: How Good Intentions Maintain Educational Inequity The Price of Nice How Good Intentions Maintain Educational Inequity Angelina E. Castagno, Editor 2019 Fall
How being “nice” in school and university settings works to reinforce racialized, gendered, and (dis)ability-related inequities in education and society
Medical Technics Medical Technics Don Ihde 2020 Spring
A personal account of the aging body and advanced technologies by a preeminent philosopher of technology
The Political Arrays of American Indian Literary History The Political Arrays of American Indian Literary History James H. Cox 2019 Fall
Bringing fresh insight to a century of writing by Native Americans
Town Hall Meetings and the Death of Deliberation Town Hall Meetings and the Death of Deliberation Jonathan Beecher Field 2019 Fall
Tracing the erosion of democratic norms in the US and the conditions that make it possible
Archives of Infamy: Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens Archives of Infamy Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens Nancy Luxon, Editor 2019 Spring
Expanding the insights of Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault’s Disorderly Families into policing, public order, (in)justice, and daily life
How to Do Things with Sensors How to Do Things with Sensors Jennifer Gabrys 2019 Fall
An investigation of how-to guides for sensor technologies
Everyday Equalities: Making Multicultures in Settler Colonial Cities Everyday Equalities Making Multicultures in Settler Colonial Cities Ruth Fincher, Kurt Iveson, Helga Leitner and Valerie Preston 2019 Fall
A timely new look at coexisting without assimilating in multicultural cities
Beyond Education: Radical Studying for Another World Beyond Education Radical Studying for Another World Eli Meyerhoff 2019 Fall
A bold call to deromanticize education and reframe universities as terrains of struggle between alternative modes of studying and world-making
Burgers in Blackface: Anti-Black Restaurants Then and Now Burgers in Blackface Anti-Black Restaurants Then and Now Naa Oyo A. Kwate 2019 Fall
A powerful account, and rebuke, of historical and contemporary racism in restaurant branding
Break Up the Anthropocene Break Up the Anthropocene Steve Mentz 2019 Fall
Takes the singular eco-catastrophic “Age of Man” and redefines this epoch
Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism Arne De Boever 2019 Fall
Reconsiders exceptionalism between aesthetics and politics
Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Theory for the World to Come Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2019 Spring
Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?
Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity Producers, Parasites, Patriots Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes 2019 Spring
The shifting meaning of race and class in the age of Trump
Edges of the State Edges of the State John Protevi 2019 Fall
Using philosophical and scientific work to engage the perennial question of human nature
Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America Prison Land Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America Brett Story 2019 Spring
From broken-window policing in Detroit to prison-building in Appalachia, exploring the expansion of the carceral state and its oppressive social relations into everyday life
Reimagining Livelihoods: Life beyond Economy, Society, and Environment Reimagining Livelihoods Life beyond Economy, Society, and Environment Ethan Miller 2019 Spring
A provocative reassessment of the concepts underlying the struggle for sustainable development
Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field: Notes from the Field Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field Notes from the Field Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché and Hila Shamir, Editors 2019 Spring
An interdisciplinary, multifaceted look at feminist engagements with governance across the global North and global South
Fighting for NOW: Diversity and Discord in the National Organization for Women Fighting for NOW Diversity and Discord in the National Organization for Women Kelsy Kretschmer 2019 Spring
An unparalleled exploration of NOW’s trajectory, from its founding to the present—and its future
A Contest without Winners: How Students Experience Competitive School Choice A Contest without Winners How Students Experience Competitive School Choice Kate Phillippo 2019 Spring
Seeing the consequences of competitive school choice policy through students’ eyes
The Politics of Annihilation: A Genealogy of Genocide The Politics of Annihilation A Genealogy of Genocide Benjamin Meiches 2019 Spring
How did a powerful concept in international justice evolve into an inequitable response to mass suffering?
Dead Labor: Toward a Political Economy of Premature Death Dead Labor Toward a Political Economy of Premature Death James Tyner 2019 Spring
A groundbreaking consideration of death from capitalism, from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century
Cyberwar and Revolution: Digital Subterfuge in Global Capitalism Cyberwar and Revolution Digital Subterfuge in Global Capitalism Nick Dyer-Witheford and Svitlana Matviyenko 2019 Spring
Uncovering the class conflicts, geopolitical dynamics, and aggressive capitalism propelling the militarization of the internet
The Fourth World: An Indian Reality The Fourth World An Indian Reality George Manuel and Michael Posluns 2018 Fall
A foundational work of radical anticolonialism, back in print
Markets Markets Armin Beverungen, Philip Mirowski, Edward Nik-Khah and Jens Schröter 2019 Spring
A media theory of markets
A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None Kathryn Yusoff 2019 Spring
Rewriting the “origin stories” of the Anthropocene
The Right to Be Out: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America’s Public Schools, Second Edition The Right to Be Out Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America’s Public Schools, Second Edition Stuart Biegel 2018 Fall
An updated edition of this measured, practical, and timely guide to LGBT rights and issues for educators and school officials
Conversations in Maine: A New Edition Conversations in Maine A New Edition Grace Lee Boggs, James Boggs, Freddy Paine and Lyman Paine 2018 Fall
Meditations on activism following the turbulent 1960s—back in print
The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone The Eye of War Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone Antoine Bousquet 2018 Fall
How perceptual technologies have shaped the history of war from the Renaissance to the present
Heidegger: Phenomenology, Ecology, Politics Heidegger Phenomenology, Ecology, Politics Michael Marder 2018 Fall
Understanding the political and ecological implications of Heidegger’s work without ignoring his noxious public engagements
99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value: A Postcapitalist Manifesto 99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value A Postcapitalist Manifesto Brian Massumi 2018 Fall
A speculative exploration of value, emphasizing practical experimentation in its future forms
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