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  • Strangers In Their Own Land

    Strangers In Their Own Land
    av Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620973493

    In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country - a stronghold of the conservative right. As she ge…

  • The Essential Foucault

    The Essential Foucault
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565848016

    Few philosophers have had as significant an impact on contemporary thought as Michel Foucault. His complete uncollected writings, under the title Dits et ecrits, were published in French in 1994 and in a three volume series from The New Press that b…

  • Enemies in Love

    Enemies in Love
    av Alexis Clark

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620971864

    A "New & Noteworthy" selection of The New York Times Book Review"Alexis Clark illuminates a whole corner of unknown World War II history." --Walter Isaacson, New York Times bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci"[A]n irresistible human story. . . .…

  • The Perfect Nine

    The Perfect Nine
    av Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975251

    A dazzling, genre-defying novel in verse from the author Delia Owens says "tackles the absurdities, injustices, and corruption of a continent"Ngugi wa Thiong'o's novels and memoirs have received glowing praise from the likes of President Barack Obam…

  • Three By Echenoz

    Three By Echenoz
    av Jean Echenoz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595589835

    A single volume that gathers together three of the most remarkable novels from Jean Echenoz, the "most distinctive French voice of his generation" (The Washington Post), Three by Echenoz demonstrates the award-winning author's extraordinary versatil…

  • The Responsibility Of Intellectuals

    The Responsibility Of Intellectuals
    av Noam Chomsky

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620973431

    Originally published in the New York Review of Books, Chomsky s essay eviscerated the 'hypocritical moralism of the past' and exposed the shameful policies in Vietnam and the role of intellectuals in justifying it. Also included in this volume is th…

  • Fatal Invention

    Fatal Invention
    av Dorothy Roberts

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595588340

    A decade after the Human Genome Project proved that human beings are not naturally divided by race, scientists are attempting to resuscitate race as a biological category. In this provocative analysis, leading legal scholar and social critic Dorothy…

  • The Jewish Gospels

    The Jewish Gospels
    av Daniel Boyarin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595588784

    In 2008, The New York Times reported on the discovery of a Hebrew tablet, dating from before the birth of Christ, which predicted a Messiah who would rise from the dead after three days. Famed religious scholar Daniel Boyarin stated that 'some Chris…

  • The Essential Chomsky

    The Essential Chomsky
    av Noam Chomsky, Anthony Arnove, Noam Chomsky

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595581891

    For the past forty years Noam Chomsky s writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the most original and wide-ranging political and social critics of our time. Among the seminal figures i…

  • The New Jim Crow (10th Anniversary Edition)

    The New Jim Crow (10th Anniversary Edition)
    av Michelle Alexander

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975459

    Seldom does a book have the impact of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been cited in judicial decisions and has been adopted in campus-wide and community-wide reads; it has been the winner of numero…

  • Playing In The Light

    Playing In The Light
    av Zoe Wicomb

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595582218

    Marion Campbell runs a travel agency but hates travelling. In post-apartheid Cape Town, she must negotiate the complexities of a knotty relationship with Brenda, her first black employee. Caught in the narrow world of private interests and self-adva…

  • Playing In The Light

    Playing In The Light
    av Zoe Wicomb

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595580474

    Running a 1990s Cape Town travel agency in spite of her private hatred of traveling, Marion shares a complex relationship with an African-American employee and eschews national politics, until the exposures of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission…

  • The Crisis of Criticism

    The Crisis of Criticism

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565844179

    Almost more than artists, art critics today form an elite class that legislates cultural tastes. The Crisis of Criticism is a collection of brilliantly argued, provocative essays that address the problematic nature of the critic's authority and resp…

  • Strangers In Their Own Land

    Strangers In Their Own Land
    av Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620972250

    In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country - a stronghold of the conservative right. As she ge…

  • On Language

    On Language
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565844759

    An attractive new edition of two of Chomsky's most popular books on language - an ideal introduction to his pioneering work in modern linguistics. In Part I, Language and Responsibility, the legend discusses his political, moral and linguistic think…

  • Art on My Mind

    Art on My Mind
    av Bell Hooks

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565842632

    In Art on My Mind, bell hooks, a leading cultural critic, responds to the ongoing dialogues about producing, exhibiting, and criticizing art and aesthetics in an art world increasingly concerned with identity politics. Always concerned with the libe…

  • The End Of Ice

    The End Of Ice
    av Dahr Jamail

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975978

    After nearly a decade overseas as a war reporter, the acclaimed journalist Dahr Jamail returned to America to renew his passion for mountaineering, only to find that the slopes he had once climbed have been irrevocably changed by climate disruption.…

  • The New Jim Crow (10th Anniversary Edition)

    The New Jim Crow (10th Anniversary Edition)
    av Michelle Alexander

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620971932

    Seldom does a book have the impact of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. Since it was first published in 2010, it has been cited in judicial decisions and has been adopted in campus-wide and community-wide reads; it has been the winner of numero…

  • The Coup

    The Coup
    av Ervand Abrahamian

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620970867

    In this well-documented account [that] will become indispensable reading for students of the modern Middle East' (Choice), Abrahamian uncovers little-known documents that challenge conventional interpretations of the 1953 Iranian governmental coup.…

  • Measuring What Counts

    Measuring What Counts
    av Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975695

    In 2009, a group of economists issued a report challenging gross domestic product (GDP) as a measure of progress and well-being. Now, in Measuring What Counts they - propose a new, 'beyond GDP' agenda. This book provides an accessible overview of th…

  • The Boy Who Could Change The World

    The Boy Who Could Change The World
    av Aaron Swartz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620970669

    In his too-short life, Aaron Swartz reshaped the Internet and questioned our assumptions about intellectual property. His tragic suicide in 2013 at the age of 26 after being aggressively prosecuted for copyright infringement shocked the world. Here,…

  • Four Soldiers

    Four Soldiers
    av Hubert Mingarelli

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974407

    Longlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize"Its simplicity lends it grandeur. One thinks of Maxim Gorky, or even the early sketches of Tolstoy." --The Wall Street Journal"A small miracle of a book, perfectly imagined and perfectly achieve…

  • Japan At War: An Oral History

    Japan At War: An Oral History
    av Haruko Taya Cook

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565840393

    Following the release of Clint Eastwood's epic film Letters from Iwo Jima, which was nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture, there has been a renewed fascination and interest in the Japanese perspective on World War II. This pathbreaking work of o…

  • October

    October
    av Zoe Wicomb

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595589620

    Abandoned by her partner in Scotland, where she has been living for 25 years, Mercia returns to her homeland of South Africa to find her family overwhelmed by alcoholism and secrets. Poised between her life in Scotland and her life in South Africa,…

  • Hypercapitalism

    Hypercapitalism
    av Larry Gonick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620972823

    Bestselling 'overeducated cartoonist' Larry Gonick has delighted readers for years with sharp, digestible, and funny accounts of everything from the history of the universe to the intricacies of calculus. Now Gonick teams up with psychologist and sc…

  • Lies My Teacher Told Me

    Lies My Teacher Told Me
    av James W. Loewen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974674

    Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has become one of the most important - and successful - history books of our time, having sold nearly two million copies. In Lies My Teacher Told Me, James W. Loewen brings history alive i…

  • Lies My Teacher Told Me

    Lies My Teacher Told Me
    av James W. Loewen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620973929

    Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has become one of the most important - and successful - history books of our time. Having sold over two million copies, the book also won an American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox…

  • Jean-paul Sartre - A Life

    Jean-paul Sartre - A Life
    av Annie Cohen-Solal

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565849747

    From a description of Sartre's hitherto unknown father to the painful last moments of Sartre's declining years, this intimate portrait incorporates previously untold aspects of Sartre's private, political, and literary life, in a new edition of the…

  • Working

    Working
    av Studs Terkel

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565843424

    Men and women representing a variety of occupations, describe the daily routine of their jobs and express their grievances, aims, and dreams

  • Slave Old Man

    Slave Old Man
    av Patrick Chamoiseau

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975886

    The "heart-stopping" (The Millions), "richly layered" (Brooklyn Rail), "haunting, beautiful" (BuzzFeed) story of an escaped captive and the killer hound that pursues him "Slave Old Man is a cloudburst of a novel, swift and compressed--but every page…

  • Slave Old Man

    Slave Old Man
    av Patrick Chamoiseau

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620972953

    The "heart-stopping" (The Millions), "richly layered" (Brooklyn Rail), "haunting, beautiful" (BuzzFeed) story of an escaped captive and the killer hound that pursues him "Slave Old Man is a cloudburst of a novel, swift and compressed--but every page…

  • The Land Where Blues Began

    The Land Where Blues Began
    av Alan Lomax

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565847392

    Lomax's account of African American oral traditions provides information on such legendary bluesmen as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, and Son House.

  • Sleepwalking To Armageddon

    Sleepwalking To Armageddon

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620972465

    Pioneering antinuclear activist Helen Caldicott assembles the world's leading nuclear scientists and thought leaders to assess the political and scientific dimensions of the threat of nuclear war today. Chapters include the size and distribution of…

  • What We Talk about When We Talk about Rape

    What We Talk about When We Talk about Rape
    av Sohaila Abdulali

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974742

    "What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape is brilliant, frank, empowering, and urgently necessary. Sohaila Abdulali has created a powerful tool for examining rape culture and language on the individual, societal, and global level that everyone can…

  • What We Talk about When We Talk about Rape

    What We Talk about When We Talk about Rape
    av Sohaila Abdulali

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974735

    "What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape is brilliant, frank, empowering, and urgently necessary. Sohaila Abdulali has created a powerful tool for examining rape culture and language on the individual, societal, and global level that everyone can…

  • Thick

    Thick
    av Tressie McMillan Cottom

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974360

    FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDNamed a notable book of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review, Chicago Tribune, Time, and The GuardianAs featured by The Daily Show, NPR, PBS, CBC, Time, VIBE, EntertainmentWeekly, Well-Read Black Girl, and…

  • Overlay

    Overlay
    av Lucy Lippard

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565842380

    A groundbreaking look at the parallels between contemporary art and prehistoric art.

  • Any Way You Slice It

    Any Way You Slice It
    av Stan Cox

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595588098

    Rationing: it's a word and an idea that people often loathe and fear. Health care expert Henry Aaron has compared mentioning the possibility of rationing to shouting an obscenity in church.' Yet societies in fact ration food, water, medical care and…

  • On Anarchism

    On Anarchism
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595589101

    On Anarchism provides the reasoning behind Noam Chomsky's fearless lifelong questioning of the legitimacy of entrenched power. In these essays, Chomsky redeems one of the most maligned ideologies, anarchism, and places it at the foundation of his po…

  • Monopolized

    Monopolized
    av David Dayen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975411

    Over the last forty years our choices have narrowed, our opportunities have shrunk, and our lives have become governed by a handful of very large and very powerful corporations. Today, practically everything we buy, everywhere we shop, and every ser…

  • Merge Left

    Merge Left
    av Ian Haney Lipez

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620975640

    In 2014, Ian Haney Lopez in Dog Whistle Politics named and explained the coded racial appeals exploited by right-wing politicians over the last half century - and thereby anticipated the 2016 presidential election. Now the country is heading into wh…

  • A History of America in Ten Strikes

    A History of America in Ten Strikes
    av Erik Loomis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620971611

    Recommended by The Nation, the New Republic, Current Affairs, Bustle, In These Times"Entertaining, tough-minded, strenuously argued." -The NationA thrilling and timely account of ten moments in history when labor challenged the very nature of power…

  • A History Of America In Ten Strikes

    A History Of America In Ten Strikes
    av Erik Loomis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620976272

    Powerful and accessible, A History of America in Ten Strikes challenges all of our contemporary assumptions around labour, unions, and American workers.

  • Subversion as Foreign Policy

    Subversion as Foreign Policy
    av Audrey Kahin

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565842441

    This account of US foreign policy reveals the story of the covert activity in Indonesia undertaken by President Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles in the late 1950s.

  • Swallow

    Swallow
    av Mary Cappello

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595587770

    A beguiling and deeply rewarding exploration of Philadelphia's Mutter Museum Foreign Body Collection, drawers filled with items that have been swallowed. It is also a quirky portrait of Dr Chevalier Jackson, the pioneering laryngologist who extracte…

  • Swallow

    Swallow
    av Mary Cappello

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595583956

    Combining original research with a sympathetic and evocative sensibility, award-winning author Mary Cappello restores the narratives, lives and desires of the physician-artist Dr. Chevalier Jackson and his patients that haunt the uncanny collection…

  • Chokehold

    Chokehold
    av Paul Butler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974834

    Finalist for the 2018 National Council on Crime & Delinquency's Media for a Just Society Awards Nominated for the 49th NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction) A 2017 Washington Post Notable Book A Kirkus Best Book of 2017 "Butl…

  • Chokehold

    Chokehold
    av Paul Butler

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595589057

    With the eloquence of Ta-Nehisi Coates and the persuasive research of Michelle Alexander, a former federal prosecutor explains how the system really works, and how to disrupt it Cops, politicians, and ordinary people are afraid of black men. The res…

  • Assassination Of Julius Caesar

    Assassination Of Julius Caesar
    av Michael Parenti

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565849426

    New Press People's History.

  • When We Were Arabs

    When We Were Arabs
    av Massoud Hayoun

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620974162

    The stunning debut of a brilliant nonfiction writer whose vivid account of his grandparents' lives in Egypt, Tunisia, Palestine, and Los Angeles reclaims his family's Jewish Arab identityThere was a time when being an "Arab" didn't mean you were nec…

  • Vision And Visuality

    Vision And Visuality
    av Hal Foster

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565844612

    A Village Voice Book, this seminal work presents new models of vision and examines modern theories of seeing.

  • Capital Moves

    Capital Moves
    av Jefferson R. Cowie

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565846593

    Globalization is the lead story of the new century, but its roots reach back nearly one hundred years, to major corporations' quest for stable, inexpensive, and pliant sources of labor. Before the largest companies moved beyond national boundaries,…

  • Evil Paradises

    Evil Paradises
    av Mike Davis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595583925

    Evil Paradises shows us the face of conspicuous consumption gone mad, exploring new developments that are being built from extreme global wealth. Although the case studies - which are drawn from around the world - read like science fiction, they are…

  • Beasts of Burden

    Beasts of Burden
    av Sunaura Taylor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620971284

    A beautifully written, deeply provocative inquiry into the intersection of animal and disability liberationand the debut of an important new social critic How much of what we understand of ourselves as "human" depends on our physical and mental abil…

  • Cutting School

    Cutting School
    av Noliwe M. Rooks

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620972489

    A timely indictment of the corporate takeover of education and the privatization - and profitability - of separate and unequal schools, published at a critical time in the dismantling of public education in America What do public schools have in com…

  • Autonomy Myth

    Autonomy Myth
    av Martha Albertson Fineman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565849761

    An expos of flaws in American policies regarding the self-reliance of families argues that policymakers have compromised the well-being of everyday individuals by limiting the definition of acceptable family units and placing unrealistic responsibil…

  • Aesthetics, Method, And Epistemology

    Aesthetics, Method, And Epistemology
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565845589

    Few philosophers have had as strong an influence on the twentieth century as Michel Foucault. His work has affected the teaching of any number of disciplines and remains, twenty years after his death, critically important. This newly available editi…