Western Political Science Association: Environment

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

BOOKS ON SALE

All books below are 40% off using code MN88840. Code expires May 1, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

PHILOSOPHY   //    POLITICAL AND SOCIAL THEORY   //    ENVIRONMENT

SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS   //    ECONOMY   //    ETHNOGRAPHY

GOVERNMENT   //    PUBLIC POLICY   //    FOOD   //    EDUCATION   //    LAW

GENDER   //    RACE   //    HISTORY   //    GLOBALIZATION   //    URBAN STUDIES

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS   //    HUMAN RIGHTS   //    LABOR

ANIMALS AND SOCIETY   //    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Break Up the Anthropocene Break Up the Anthropocene Steve Mentz 2019 Fall
Takes the singular eco-catastrophic “Age of Man” and redefines this epoch
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
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
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
After Extinction After Extinction Richard Grusin, Editor 2018 Spring
A multidisciplinary exploration of extinction and what comes next
The End of Man: A Feminist Counterapocalypse The End of Man A Feminist Counterapocalypse Joanna Zylinska 2018 Spring
Debugging the Anthropocene’s insistence on apocalyptic tropes
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
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
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
Grafts Grafts Michael Marder 2016 Fall
A vital call for the cross-pollination of philosophy and plant sciences
Freegans: Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America Freegans Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America Alex V. Barnard 2016 Spring
Freegans, who try to live on what we throw away, reveal the limits of capitalism but also the limits of consumer activism in changing it
Elemental Ecocriticism: Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Elemental Ecocriticism Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert, Editors 2015 Fall
Brings to ecotheory and the environmental humanities the challenges and possibilities offered by thinking in elemental terms
Militarizing the Environment: Climate Change and the Security State Militarizing the Environment Climate Change and the Security State Robert P. Marzec 2016 Spring
How ideas of coexisting with the planet are being replaced by a militarized vision of adaptation
Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America Border Walls Gone Green Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America John Hultgren 2015 Fall
Why anti-immigration environmentalists need to reconsider their motives
Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea Leverage of the Weak Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea Hwa-Jen Liu 2015 Fall
Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation’s development?
Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman Stone An Ecology of the Inhuman Jeffrey Jerome Cohen 2015 Spring
A beautifully written account of stone’s intimacy to what it means to be human
Counting Species: Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics Counting Species Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics Rafi Youatt 2015 Spring
How has the idea of biodiversity reconstructed political realities?
No Speed Limit: Three Essays on Accelerationism No Speed Limit Three Essays on Accelerationism Steven Shaviro 2015 Spring
Proposes a vision of survival and flourishing in the face of economic and environmental catastrophe
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

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