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  • The Death of Asylum

    The Death of Asylum
    av Alison Mountz

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816697113

    Investigating the global system of detention centers that imprison asylum seekers and conceal persistent human rights violations Remote detention centers confine tens of thousands of refugees, asylum seekers, and undocumented immigrants around the w…

  • The Death of Asylum

    The Death of Asylum
    av Alison Mountz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816697106

    Investigating the global system of detention centers that imprison asylum seekers and conceal persistent human rights violations Remote detention centers confine tens of thousands of refugees, asylum seekers, and undocumented immigrants around the w…

  • Cruelty as Citizenship

    Cruelty as Citizenship
    av Cristina Beltran

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517911928

    Why are immigrants from Mexico and Latin America such an affectively charged population for political conservatives? More than a decade before the election of Donald Trump, vitriolic and dehumanizing rhetoric against migrants was already part of the…

  • Women Who Make a Fuss: The Unfaithful Daughters of Virginia Woolf

    Women Who Make a Fuss: The Unfaithful Daughters of Virginia Woolf
    av Carolyn Holbrook, Isabelle Stengers, Vinciane Despret

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907624

  • Anti-Politics Machine

    Anti-Politics Machine
    av James Ferguson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816624379

    Development, it is generally assumed, is good and necessary, and in its name the West has intervened, implementing all manner of projects in the impoverished regions of the world. When these projects fail, as they do with astonishing regularity, the…

  • Mister Satan's Apprentice

    Mister Satan's Apprentice
    av Adam Gussow

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816667758

    The story of an unlikely musical partnership, the blues, and race in America, with a new preface by the author Mister Satan's Apprentice is the history of one of music's most fascinating collaborations, between Adam Gussow, a young graduate school d…

  • Disidentifications

    Disidentifications
    av Jose Esteban Munoz

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816630158

    There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly against it. José Esteban Muñoz looks at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or ag…

  • Neuropolitics

    Neuropolitics
    av William E. Connolly

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816640225

    Why would a political theorist venture into the nexus between neuroscience and film? According to William ConnollyOCowhose new book is itself an eloquent answerOCothe combination exposes the ubiquitous role that technique plays in thinking, ethics,…

  • Neuropolitics

    Neuropolitics
    av William E. Connolly

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816640218

    Why would a political theorist venture into the nexus between neuroscience and film? According to William Connolly-whose new book is itself an eloquent answer-the combination exposes the ubiquitous role that technique plays in thinking, ethics, and…

  • Identity/Difference

    Identity/Difference
    av William E. Connolly

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816640867

    In this foundational work in contemporary political theory, William Connolly makes a distinctive contribution to our understanding of the relationship between personal identity and democratic politics, particularly in the domains of religion, ethics…

  • Celebrity and Power

    Celebrity and Power
    av P. David Marshall

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816695621

    Simultaneously celebrated and denigrated, celebrities represent not only the embodiment of success, but also the ultimate construction of false value. Celebrity and Power questions the impulse to become embroiled with the construction and collapse o…

  • Total Liberation

    Total Liberation
    av David Naguib Pellow

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816687770

    When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF’s communiqué on the ac…

  • Total Liberation

    Total Liberation
    av David Naguib Pellow

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816687763

    When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF’s communiqué on the ac…

  • Readings

    Readings
    av Helene Cixous

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816619412

  • Henry James and the Queerness of Style

    Henry James and the Queerness of Style
    av Kevin Ohi

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816665112

    Kevin Ohi begins this energetic book with the proposition that to read Henry James—particularly the late texts—is to confront the queer potential of style and the traces it leaves on the literary life. In contrast to other recent critics…

  • Asemic

    Asemic
    av Peter Schwenger

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517906979

    The first critical study of writing without language In recent years, asemic writing—writing without language—has exploded in popularity, with anthologies, a large-scale art exhibition, and flourishing interest on sites like tumblr, YouT…

  • Asemic

    Asemic
    av Peter Schwenger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517906962

    The first critical study of writing without language In recent years, asemic writing—writing without language—has exploded in popularity, with anthologies, a large-scale art exhibition, and flourishing interest on sites like tumblr, YouT…

  • Discourse, Figure

    Discourse, Figure
    av Jean-Francois Lyotard

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816645664

    Lyotard's earliest major work, available in English for the first time Choice Outstanding Academic Title Jean-Francois Lyotard is recognized as one of the most significant French philosophers of the twentieth century. Although nearly all of his majo…

  • The Mishomis Book

    The Mishomis Book
    av Edward Benton-Banai

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816673827

    The Ojibway is one of the largest groups of Native Americans, belonging to the Anishinabe people of what is today the northern United States and Canada. The Mishomis Book documents the history, traditions, and culture of the Ojibway people through s…

  • Seeking Spatial Justice

    Seeking Spatial Justice
    av Edward W. Soja

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816666683

    In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city's Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the MTA for a period of ten years to essentially reori…

  • This Wound Is a World

    This Wound Is a World
    av Billy-Ray Belcourt

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908454

    The new edition of a prize-winning memoir-in-poems, a meditation on life as a queer Indigenous man—available for the first time in the United States “i am one of those hopeless romantics who wants every blowjob to be transformative.̶…

  • Modernity At Large

    Modernity At Large
    av Arjun Appadurai

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627936

  • White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness

    White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness
    av Ruth Frankenberg

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816622580

  • Theory Of The Avant-Garde

    Theory Of The Avant-Garde
    av Peter Burger

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816610686

    Suggests a theory of art, tests against the French and German avant-garde movements of the twenties, and discusses hermeneutics, ideology, aesthetic categories, and the autonomy of art."

  • The Collected Poems Of Édouard Glissant

    The Collected Poems Of Édouard Glissant
    av Edouard Glissant

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641956

    The complete poems of the two-time finalist for the Nobel Prize in Literature, available in English for the first time This volume collects and translates—most for the first time—the nine volumes of poetry published by Édouard Glissant,…

  • The Robotic Imaginary

    The Robotic Imaginary
    av Jennifer Rhee

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902988

    Tracing the connections between human-like robots and AI at the site of dehumanization and exploited labor The word robot—introduced in Karel Capek’s 1920 play R.U.R.—derives from rabota, the Czech word for servitude or forced labo…

  • The Robotic Imaginary

    The Robotic Imaginary
    av Jennifer Rhee

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902971

    Tracing the connections between human-like robots and AI at the site of dehumanization and exploited labor The word robot—introduced in Karel Capek’s 1920 play R.U.R.—derives from rabota, the Czech word for servitude or forced labo…

  • Against Purity

    Against Purity
    av Alexis Shotwell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816698646

    The world is in a terrible mess. It is toxic, irradiated, and full of injustice. Aiming to stand aside from the mess can produce a seemingly satisfying self-righteousness in the scant moments we achieve it, but since it is ultimately impossible, ind…

  • Against Purity

    Against Purity
    av Alexis Shotwell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816698622

    The world is in a terrible mess. It is toxic, irradiated, and full of injustice. Aiming to stand aside from the mess can produce a seemingly satisfying self-righteousness in the scant moments we achieve it, but since it is ultimately impossible, ind…

  • Children of the Northlights

    Children of the Northlights
    av Ingri D'Aulaire

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816679232

    From the beloved authors of D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths and other classics comes a new edition of one of Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaires's most beguiling children's books. Long out of print, Children of the Northlights introduces readers young…

  • Afrotopia

    Afrotopia
    av Felwine Sarr

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517906917

    A vibrant meditation and poetic call for an African utopian philosophy of self-reinvention for the twenty-first century In the recent aftermath of colonialism, civil wars, and the AIDS crisis, a new day finally seems to be shining on the African con…

  • Curiosity and Power

    Curiosity and Power
    av Perry Zurn

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907198

    A trailblazing exploration of the political stakes of curiosity Curiosity is political. Who is curious, when, and how reflects the social values and power structures of a given society. In Curiosity and Power, Perry Zurn explores the political philo…

  • Curiosity and Power

    Curiosity and Power
    av Perry Zurn

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907181

    A trailblazing exploration of the political stakes of curiosity Curiosity is political. Who is curious, when, and how reflects the social values and power structures of a given society. In Curiosity and Power, Perry Zurn explores the political philo…

  • A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans

    A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans
    av Jakob von Uexkull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816659005

    Is the tick a machine or a machine operator? Is it a mere object or a subject? With these questions, the pioneering biophilosopher Jakob von Uexküll embarks on a remarkable exploration of the unique social and physical environments that individual a…

  • A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans

    A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans
    av Jakob von Uexkull

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816658992

    Is the tick a machine or a machine operator? Is it a mere object or a subject? With these questions, the pioneering biophilosopher Jakob von Uexküll embarks on a remarkable exploration of the unique social and physical environments that individual a…

  • Design, Control, Predict

    Design, Control, Predict
    av Aaron Shapiro

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908270

    An in-depth look at life in the “smart” city Technology has fundamentally transformed urban life. But today’s “smart” cities look little like what experts had predicted. Aaron Shapiro shows us the true face of the revol…

  • Design, Control, Predict

    Design, Control, Predict
    av Aaron Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908263

    An in-depth look at life in the “smart” city Technology has fundamentally transformed urban life. But today’s “smart” cities look little like what experts had predicted. Aaron Shapiro shows us the true face of the revol…

  • Freedom

    Freedom
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816617579

  • Good Morning Blues

    Good Morning Blues
    av Count Basie

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901431

    Count Basie was one of America's pre-eminent and influential jazz pianists, bandleaders, and composers, known for such classics as "Jumpin' at the Woodside," "Goin' to Chicago Blues," "Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today," and "One O'Cloc…

  • A Geology of Media

    A Geology of Media
    av Jussi Parikka

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816695522

    Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set out from material realities that precede media the…

  • Stomping the Blues

    Stomping the Blues
    av Albert Murray

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517903923

    In this classic work of American music writing, renowned critic Albert Murray argues beautifully and authoritatively that "the blues as such are synonymous with low spirits. Not only is its express purpose to make people feel good, which is to say i…

  • Modern Nature

    Modern Nature
    av Derek Jarman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816665945

    This text is the iconoclastic and controversial filmmaker Derek Jarman's candid journals from 1989 to 1990. The journals include Jarman's love of gardening and flowers while he was growing sicker from AIDS.

  • The Sense of the World

    The Sense of the World
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816626113

    An essential exploration of sense and meaning. Is there a "world" anymore, let alone any "sense" to it? Acknowledging the lack of meaning in our time, and the lack of a world at the center of meanings we try to impose, Jean-Luc Nancy presents a rigo…

  • Writing

    Writing
    av Marguerite Duras

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816677535

    Writing, one of Marguerite Duras’s last works, is a meditation on the process of writing and on her need for solitude in order to do it. In the five short pieces collected in this volume, she explores experiences that had an emotional impact o…

  • Gilles Deleuze

    Gilles Deleuze
    av Michael Hardt

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816621613

    Gilles Deleuze, a major figure in the intellectual history of the late 20th century, inaugurated the radical non-Hegelianism that has marked French intellectual life during the past three decades. Many poststructuralist and postmodernist practices c…

  • Lemon Jail

    Lemon Jail
    av Bill Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901691

    A tour diary of life on the road with one of Minnesota’s greatest bands—with nearly 100 never-before-seen photographs “Don’t bore us, get to the chorus” is Bill Sullivan’s motto, which will come as no surprise to…

  • Lemon Jail

    Lemon Jail

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517912765

    A tour diary of life on the road with one of Minnesota’s greatest bands—with nearly 100 never-before-seen photographs “Don’t bore us, get to the chorus” is Bill Sullivan’s motto, which will come as no surprise to…

  • The Right to Be Cold

    The Right to Be Cold
    av Sheila Watt-Cloutier

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904975

    A “courageous and revelatory memoir” (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate For the first ten years of her life, Sheila Watt-Cloutier traveled only by dog team. To…

  • Marta Oulie

    Marta Oulie
    av Sigrid Undset

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692521

    “I have been unfaithful to my husband.” Marta Oulie’s opening line scandalized Norwegian readers in 1907. And yet, Sigrid Undset had a gift for depicting modern women “sympathetically but with merciless truthfulness,”…

  • Noise

    Noise
    av Jacques Attali

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816612871

    “Noise is a model of cultural historiography. . . . In its general theoretical argument on the relations of culture to economy, but also in its specialized concentration, Noise has much that is of importance to critical theory today.” Su…

  • Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics

    Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics
    av Mikhail Bakhtin

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816612284

    This book is not only a major twentieth-century contribution to Dostoevsky's studies, but also one of the most important theories of the novel produced in our century. As a modern reinterpretation of poetics, it bears comparison with Aristotle."Bakh…

  • Summa Technologiae

    Summa Technologiae
    av Stanislaw Lem

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816675777

    The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh. Throughout his wr…

  • In The Break

    In The Break
    av Fred Moten

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641000

    In his controversial essay on white jazz musician Burton Greene, Amiri Baraka asserted that jazz was exclusively an African American art form and explicitly fused the idea of a black aesthetic with radical political traditions of the African diaspor…

  • A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None

    A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None
    av Kathryn Yusoff

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907532

    Rewriting the “origin stories” of the Anthropocene No geology is neutral, writes Kathryn Yusoff. Tracing the color line of the Anthropocene, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None examines how the grammar of geology is foundational to est…

  • Morals Of History

    Morals Of History
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816622986

    The celebrated scholar Tzvetan Todorov offers a study examining the complex relationship between "ethics" and "history". Exploring such questions as "How does one measure and experience freedom in the depths of society?" and "How does one practise a…

  • Morals Of History

    Morals Of History
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816622979

    The celebrated scholar Tzvetan Todorov offers a study examining the complex relationship between "ethics" and "history". Exploring such questions as "How does one measure and experience freedom in the depths of society?" and "How does one practise a…

  • If Bees Are Few

    If Bees Are Few

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816698066

    It is said there are 20,000 species of bees, a genus 50 million years old, but in the fertile imagination of the world’s poets, there is no beginning or end to the bee buzz. Virgil wrote of bees, as did Rumi, Shakespeare, Burns, Coleridge, Eme…

  • Games of Empire

    Games of Empire
    av Nick Dyer-Witheford

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816666119

    In the first decade of the twenty-first century, video games are an integral part of global media culture, rivaling Hollywood in revenue and influence. No longer confined to a subculture of adolescent males, video games today are played by adults ar…

  • Foucault

    Foucault
    av Gilles Deleuze, Sean Hand, Gilles Deleuze

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816616756

    Examines the philosophical foundations of Foucault's writings and discusses his views on knowledge, punishment, power, and subjectivation

  • Ghostly Matters

    Ghostly Matters
    av Avery F. Gordon

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816654468

    “Avery Gordon’s stunningly original and provocatively imaginative book explores the connections linking horror, history, and haunting. ” —George Lipsitz “The text is of great value to anyone working on issues pertaining…

  • Wastelanding

    Wastelanding
    av Traci Brynne Voyles

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692675

    Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate exposure to environmental harm. Uranium mines and mi…

  • Wastelanding

    Wastelanding
    av Traci Brynne Voyles

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692644

    Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate exposure to environmental harm. Uranium mines and mi…