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  • Trans Care

    Trans Care
    av Hil Malatino

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517911188

    A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care What does it mean for trans people to show up for one another, to care deeply for one another? How have failures of care shaped trans lives? What care practices have trans subjects and communities cu…

  • Virtue Hoarders

    Virtue Hoarders
    av Catherine Liu

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517912253

    A denunciation of the credentialed elite class that serves capitalism while insisting on its own progressive heroism Professional Managerial Class (PMC) elite workers labor in a world of performative identity and virtue signaling, publicizing an abi…

  • 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…

  • A Third University Is Possible

    A Third University Is Possible
    av la paperson

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902087

    A Third University is Possible unravels the intimate relationship between the more than 200 US land grant institutions, American settler colonialism, and contemporary university expansion. Author la paperson cracks open uncanny connections between I…

  • How to Do Things with Sensors

    How to Do Things with Sensors
    av Jennifer Gabrys

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908317

    An investigation of how-to guides for sensor technologies Sensors are increasingly common within citizen-sensing and DIY projects, but these devices often require the use of a how-to guide. From online instructional videos for troubleshooting sensor…

  • 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…

  • Theory for the World to Come

    Theory for the World to Come
    av Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907808

    Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future? The future has become increasingly difficult to imagine. We might be able to predict a few events, but imagining how looming disasters will coincide is simultaneously necessary and imposs…

  • Grounded

    Grounded
    av Christopher Schaberg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517912024

    As commercial flight is changing dramatically and its future remains unclear, a look at how we got here Grounded: Perpetual Flight . . . and Then the Pandemic considers the time leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing global plummet in c…

  • Kill the Overseer!

    Kill the Overseer!
    av Sarah Juliet Lauro

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517911003

    Explores the representation of slave revolt in video games—and the trouble with making history playable Kill the Overseer! profiles and problematizes digital games that depict Atlantic slavery and “gamify” slave resistance. In vide…

  • The Anthrobscene

    The Anthrobscene
    av Jussi Parikka

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816696079

    Smartphones, laptops, tablets, and e-readers all at one time held the promise of a more environmentally healthy world not dependent on paper and deforestation. The result of our ubiquitous digital lives is, as we see in The Anthrobscene, actually qu…

  • Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism

    Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism
    av Arne De Boever

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908348

    Reconsiders exceptionalism between aesthetics and politics Here, Arne De Boever proposes the notion of aesthetic exceptionalism to describe the widespread belief that art and artists are exceptional. Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism challenges that…

  • The Politics of Bitcoin

    The Politics of Bitcoin
    av David Golumbia

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901806

    Since its introduction in 2009, Bitcoin has been widely promoted as a digital currency that will revolutionize everything from online commerce to the nation-state. Yet supporters of Bitcoin and its blockchain technology subscribe to a form of cyberl…

  • Burgers in Blackface

    Burgers in Blackface
    av Naa Oyo A. Kwate

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908027

    Exposes and explores the prevalence of racist restaurant branding in the United States  Aunt Jemima is the face of pancake mix. Uncle Ben sells rice. Chef Rastus shills for Cream of Wheat. Stereotyped Black faces and bodies have long promoted retail…

  • The Neocolonialism of the Global Village

    The Neocolonialism of the Global Village
    av Ginger Nolan

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904869

    Uncovering a vast maze of realities in the media theories of Marshall McLuhan The term “global village”—coined in the 1960s by Marshall McLuhan—has persisted into the twenty-first century as a key trope of techno-humanitarian…

  • Edges of the State

    Edges of the State
    av John Protevi

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907969

    Using philosophical and scientific work to engage the perennial question of human nature This book takes a look at the formation, and edges, of states: their breakdowns and attempts to repair them, and their encounters with non-state peoples. It dra…

  • Aesop's Anthropology

    Aesop's Anthropology
    av John Hartigan Jr.

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816696840

    Aesop’s Anthropology is a guide for thinking through the perplexing predicaments and encounters that arise as the line between human and nonhuman shifts in modern life. Recognizing that culture is not unique to humans, John Hartigan Jr. asks w…

  • The End of Man

    The End of Man
    av Joanna Zylinska

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517905590

    Debugging the Anthropocene’s insistence on apocalyptic tropes Where the Anthropocene has become linked to an apocalyptic narrative, and where this narrative carries a widespread escapist belief that salvation will come from a supernatural else…

  • Wageless Life

    Wageless Life
    av Ian G. R. Shaw

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909260

    Drawing up alternate ways to “make a living” beyond capitalism To live in this world is to be conditioned by capital. Once paired with Western democracy, unfettered capitalism has led to a shrinking economic system that squeezes out bill…

  • Mandela's Dark Years

    Mandela's Dark Years
    av Sharon Sliwinski

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816699902

    Inspired by one of Nelson Mandela’s recurring nightmares, Mandela’s Dark Years offers a political reading of dream-life. Sharon Sliwinski guides the reader through the psychology of apartheid, recasting dreaming as a vital form of resist…

  • Martin Heidegger Saved My Life

    Martin Heidegger Saved My Life
    av Grant Farred

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816699360

    In Martin Heidegger Saved My Life, Grant Farred combines autobiography with philosophical rumination to offer this unusual meditation on American racism. In the fall of 2013 while raking leaves outside his home, Farred experienced a racist encounter…

  • Callous Objects

    Callous Objects
    av Robert Rosenberger

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904401

    Uncovering injustices built into our everyday surroundings Callous Objects unearths cases in which cities push homeless people out of public spaces through a combination of policy and strategic design. Robert Rosenberger examines such commonplace de…

  • Shareveillance

    Shareveillance
    av Clare Birchall

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904258

    Cracking open the politics of transparency and secrecy In an era of open data and ubiquitous dataveillance, what does it mean to “share”? This book argues that we are all “shareveillant” subjects, called upon to be transparen…

  • Furious Feminisms

    Furious Feminisms
    av Alexis L. Boylan

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909192

    A provocative peek into this complicated film as a space for subversion, activism, and imaginative powerWhile both fans and foes point to Mad Max: Fury Road’s feminist credentials, Furious Feminisms asks: is there really anything feminist or r…

  • Digital Stockholm Syndrome in the Post-Ontological Age

    Digital Stockholm Syndrome in the Post-Ontological Age
    av Mark Jarzombek

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901837

    Once, humans were what they believed. Now, the modern person is determined by data exhaust—an invisible anthropocentric ether of ones and zeros that is a product of our digitally monitored age. Author Mark Jarzombek argues that the world has b…

  • Aspirational Fascism

    Aspirational Fascism
    av William E. Connolly

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517905125

    Coming to terms with a new period of uncertainty when it is still replete with possibilities This quick and engaging study clearly lays out the United States’ current democratic crisis. Examining the early stages of the Nazi movement in German…

  • The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender

    The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender
    av Marquis Bey

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517911959

    A complex articulation of the ways blackness and nonnormative gender intersect—and a deeper understanding of how subjectivities are formed A deep meditation on and expansion of the figure of the Negro and insurrectionary effects of the “…

  • UW Struggle

    UW Struggle
    av Chuck Rybak

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517903534

    A Wisconsin story that serves as a national warning UW Struggle provides an on-the-ground view of the smoldering attack on public higher education in Wisconsin. Chuck Rybak, who works in the University of Wisconsin System, provides important glimpse…

  • The Geek's Chihuahua

    The Geek's Chihuahua
    av Ian Bogost

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816699131

    At dinnertime: check. At a traffic light: check. In bed at the end of the day: check. In line at the coffee shop: check. In The Geek’s Chihuahua, Ian Bogost addresses the modern love affair of “living with Apple” during the height…

  • The Global Shelter Imaginary

    The Global Shelter Imaginary

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517912222

    Examines how the humanitarian order advances a message of moral triumph and care while abandoning the dispossessed Prompted by a growing number of refugees and other displaced people, intersections of design and humanitarianism are proliferating. Fr…

  • Fifty Years of "The Battle of Algiers"

    Fifty Years of "The Battle of Algiers"
    av Sohail Daulatzai

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902384

    The Battle of Algiers, a 1966 film that poetically captures Algerian resistance to French colonial occupation, is widely considered one of the greatest political films of all time. With an artistic defiance that matched the boldness of the anticolon…

  • How Noise Matters to Finance

    How Noise Matters to Finance
    av N. Adriana Knouf

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901578

    As scores of crises over the past century have shown, the stock market is manipulable and manipulated. The market is composed of human-made machines, which are affected by a lack of predictability more fundamental than the human: the noise of the ma…

  • Mediators

    Mediators
    av Reinhold Martin

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816696871

    Reinhold Martin’s Mediators is a series of linked meditations on the globalized city. Focusing on infrastructural, technical, and social systems, Martin explores how the aesthetics and the political economy of cities overlap and interact. He d…

  • The Celebrity Persona Pandemic

    The Celebrity Persona Pandemic
    av P. David Marshall

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901059

    The Celebrity Persona Pandemic explores how the construction of a public persona is fetishized in contemporary culture. As social media has progressively led to a greater focus on the production of the self, so this book looks at the most visible ve…

  • The Uberfication of the University

    The Uberfication of the University
    av Gary Hall

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902124

    Even after the 2008 financial crisis, neoliberalism has been able to advance its program of privatization and deregulation. The Uberfication of the University analyzes the emergence of the sharing economy—an economy that has little to do with…

  • Carceral Humanitarianism

    Carceral Humanitarianism
    av Kelly Oliver

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517903275

    Coopted by military operations, humanitarianism has never been neutral. Rather than welcoming refugees, host countries assess the relative risks of taking them in versus turning them away, using a risk-benefit analysis that often reduces refugees to…

  • Learning versus the Common Core

    Learning versus the Common Core
    av Nicholas Tampio

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907792

    An open challenge to Common Core’s drive for uniformity Nicholas Tampio watched as his kindergartner’s class shifted from one where teachers, aides, parents, and students worked hard to create a rewarding educational experience to one in…

  • Cinema without Reflection

    Cinema without Reflection
    av Akira Mizuta Lippit

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900045

    Cinema without Reflection traces an implicit film theory in Jacques Derrida’s oeuvre, especially in his frequent invocation of the myth of Echo and Narcissus. Derrida’s reflections on the economies of image and sound that reverberate in…

  • Town Hall Meetings and the Death of Deliberation

    Town Hall Meetings and the Death of Deliberation
    av Jonathan Beecher Field

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908560

    Tracing the erosion of democratic norms in the US and the conditions that make it possible Jonathan Beecher Field tracks the permutations of the town hall meeting from its original context as a form of democratic community governance in New England…

  • Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics

    Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics
    av Davide Panagia

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901820

    Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics is an invitation to culture makers, political thinkers of all kinds, and everyday spectators to reconsider their love of the world of appearances. Inspired by Jacques Ranciere's Ten Theses on Politics and wor…

  • The Swindle of Innovative Educational Finance

    The Swindle of Innovative Educational Finance
    av Kenneth J. Saltman

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900892

    How “innovative” finance schemes skim public wealth while hijacking public governanceCharter school expansion. Vouchers. Scholarship tax credit programs. The Swindle of Innovative Educational Finance offers a new social theory to explain…

  • Medical Technics

    Medical Technics
    av Don Ihde

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908300

    A personal account of the aging body and advanced technologies by a preeminent philosopher of technologyMedical Technics is a rigorous examination of how medical progress has modified our worlds and contributed to a virtual revolution in longevity.…

  • Deep Mapping the Media City

    Deep Mapping the Media City
    av Shannon Mattern

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816698516

    Going beyond current scholarship on the “media city” and the “smart city,” Shannon Mattern argues that our global cities have been mediated and intelligent for millennia. Deep Mapping the Media City advocates for urban media…

  • No Speed Limit

    No Speed Limit
    av Steven Shaviro

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816697670

    Accelerationism is the bastard offspring of a furtive liaison between Marxism and science fiction. Its basic premise is that the only way out is the way through: to get beyond capitalism, we need to push its technologies to the point where they expl…

  • Spoiler Alert

    Spoiler Alert
    av Aaron Jaffe

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908034

    All of this information at our fingertips—and we might not need any of itConcurrent with the compulsory connectivity of the digital age is the rise of the spoiler. The inevitability of information has changed the critical quality of modernity,…

  • Dark Deleuze

    Dark Deleuze
    av Andrew Culp

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901332

    French philosopher Gilles Deleuze is known as a thinker of creation, joyous affirmation, and rhizomatic assemblages. In this short book, Andrew Culp polemically argues that this once-radical canon of joy has lost its resistance to the present. Conce…