Western Political Science Association: Sociology and Social Movements

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Making Things International 2: Catalysts and Reactions Making Things International 2 Catalysts and Reactions Mark B. Salter, Editor 2016 Spring
Comprehending the political impacts of globalization requires new tools and new ways of thinking
Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans Desis Divided The Political Lives of South Asian Americans Sangay K. Mishra 2016 Spring
From taxi drivers to CEOs and Indian American governors Haley and Jindal—how distinctions strain solidarity in the politics of South Asian (or Desi) Americans
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
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
Civil Resistance: Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent Struggle Civil Resistance Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent Struggle Kurt Schock, Editor 2015 Fall
A much-needed cross-disciplinary survey of the most recent scholarship on nonviolent resistance
Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion Making Things International 1 Circuits and Motion Mark B. Salter, Editor 2015 Spring
Considering the movements of things expands our notions of globalization
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
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