NAISA: Political Science

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89380. Code expires August 1, 2022.

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BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

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?
Statelessness: On Almost Not Existing Statelessness On Almost Not Existing 2022 Fall
A pathbreaking new genealogy of statelessness
Webbed Connectivities: The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Webbed Connectivities The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Vrushali Patil 2022 Fall
Constructing a new approach for centering empire in productions of racialized, gendered, and sexualized difference
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Power and Progress on the Prairie Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Thomas Biolsi 2018 Spring
A critical exploration of how modernity and progress were imposed on the people and land of rural South Dakota
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
UW Struggle: When a State Attacks Its University UW Struggle When a State Attacks Its University Chuck Rybak 2018 Spring
A Wisconsin story that serves as a national warning
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
Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance Roots of Our Renewal Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance Clint Carroll 2015 Spring
Highlights the complexities for indigenous Americans of governing a state while caring for the environment
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
The Seeds We Planted: Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School The Seeds We Planted Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua 2013 Spring
Reveals the paradoxes of teaching indigenous knowledge within institutions built to marginalize and displace it
X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent X-Marks Native Signatures of Assent Scott Richard Lyons 2010 Spring
A provocative and deeply personal exploration of contemporary Indian identity, nationalism, and modernity
Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law: A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance Raymond D. Austin 2009 Fall
The only book on the world’s largest tribal court system and Navajo common law
The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.–Indigenous Relations The Third Space of Sovereignty The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.–Indigenous Relations Kevin Bruyneel 2007 Fall
The struggle between indigenous resistance and American colonialism—within its own borders
Toward a Global Idea of Race Toward a Global Idea of Race Denise Ferreira da Silva 2007 Spring
Breaks open the concept of race in a modern, global world.
Like a Loaded Weapon: The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights, and the Legal History of Racism in America Like a Loaded Weapon The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights, and the Legal History of Racism in America Robert A. Williams, Jr. 2005 Fall
Exposes the U.S. Supreme Court’s history of racism against American Indians

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