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Espacio, cultura e acciones sociales
Eduardo Luis Espinosa (coordinador)
Ciudad de México : Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana : 
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Irresistible : the rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked
Alter, Adam L., 1980- author
New York : Penguin Press, 2017
Part 1. What is behavioral addiction and where did it come from? -- The rise of behavioral addiction -- The addict in all of us -- The biology of behavioral addiction -- Part 2. The ingredients of behavioral addiction (or, How to engineer an addictive experience) -- Goals -- Feedback -- Progress -- Escalation -- Cliffhangers -- Social interaction -- Part 3. The future of behavioral addiction (and some solutions) -- Nipping addictions at birth -- Habits and architecture -- Gamification.
"An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control...Tracing the very notion of addiction through history right up until the present day, Alter shows that we're only just beginning to understand the epidemic of behavioral addiction gripping society..."--
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Communicating prejudice : an appreciative inquiry approach
Sakile Kai Camara and Darlene K. Drummond, editors
New York : Nova Publishers, 
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Society and economy : framework and principles
Granovetter, Mark S., author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 
Introduction: problems of explanation in economic sociology -- The impact of mental constructs on economic action: norms, values, and moral economy -- Trust in the economy -- Power in the economy -- The economy and social institutions -- The interplay between individual action and social institutions.
In Society and Economy, Mark Granovetter sees the economy as one of many activities in "society" - a term that refers to everything people do with one another and how this adds up to a recognizable whole. Some economic action can be well understood as people rationally using means towards well-defined ends, but much of it is harder to fit into such a simple framework. Actors follow norms that specify the "right" thing to do, at times with passionate belief, and at others, without conscious thought. They trust others when there is no obvious reason to do so. And they wield power over one another that comes from non-economic sources but has major impact on economic outcomes. The book explores how problem-solving actors assemble solutions from this kaleidoscope of principles, in ways that psychologists and philosophers describe as "pragmatic," drawing on arguments ranging from individual psychology to social networks to long-term historical and political analysis.--
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edited by Jessie Daniels, Karen Gregory, Tressie McMillan Cottom
Bristol, UK ; Policy Press, 2017
"Providing a much needed overview of the growing field of digital sociology, this handbook connects digital media technologies to the traditional sociological areas of study, like labour, culture, education, race, class and gender. Rooted in a critical understanding of inequality as foundational to digital sociology and is edited by leaders in the field. It includes topics ranging from web analytics, wearable technologies, social media analysis and digital labour. This rigorous, accessible text explores contemporary dilemmas and problems of the digital age in relation to inequality, institutions and social identity, making it suitable for use for a global audience on a variety of social science courses and beyond. Offering an important step forward for the discipline of sociology Digital sociologies is an important intellectual benchmark in placing digital at the forefront of investigating the social." -- Policy Press website.
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Contre-cultures, 1969-1989 : l'esprit français
Guillaume Désanges ; avant-propos Antoine de Galbert
Paris : La Découverte, 2017
"Un sentiment persistant sous-tend-cet ouvrage et T'exposition qu'il accompagne: c'est par ses marges que la France a produit ce qu'elle a de meilleur. Au sortir des années 1960 et jusqu'à la fin des années 1980, une génération est marquée par la "pensée 68", qui mêle toutes les libérations politiques, sociales, esthétiques et de modes de vie, sur fond de crise sociale et 'économique grandissante. Cette situation paradoxale affecte différentes formes de contre-culture où les arts populaires (rock, bande dessinée, presse, télévision, graffiti, etc.) influent sur les champs plus traditionnels de la culture en les subvertissant, il semble qu'un esprit particulier souffle sur cette nébuleuse : alliage d'idéalisme et de nihilisme, d'humour caustique et d'érotisme, de noirceur et d'hédonisme. Du sabotage de l'identité nationale aux libérations sexuelles, des contre-éducations aux soirées du Palace, de la figuration narrative à la violence graphique de Bazooka, des éditions Champ Libre aux radios libres et de Hara Kiri à Bérurier Noir, ce livre aborde, à travers des textes inédits, tous les champs de la création. Richement illustré, il dresse une cartographie subjective de postures minoritaires let dissidentes qui ont en commun d'avoir échappé aux prescriptions de la culture officielle. Il importe moins de décider cet "esprit français", insolent et destructeur, crâneur et festif, relève de l'invention de concept ou s'il préexiste à cette étude, que de regarder ce qu'il produit en tant qu'hypothèse pour réveiller les consciences et les désirs aujourd'hui."--Page 4 of cover.
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What algorithms want : imagination in the age of computing
Finn, Ed, 1980- author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- What is an algorithm? -- Building the "Star Trek" computer -- "House of Cards" : the aesthetics of abstraction -- Coding "Cow Clicker" : the work of algorithms -- Counting Bitcoin -- Coda: the algorithmic imagination -- Notes -- Works cited -- Figure credits -- Index.
We depend on--we believe in--algorithms to help us get a ride, choose which book to buy, execute a mathematical proof. It's as if we think of code as a magic spell, an incantation to reveal what we need to know and even what we want. Humans have always believed that certain invocations--the marriage vow, the shaman's curse--do not merely describe the world but make it. Computation casts a cultural shadow that is shaped by this long tradition of magical thinking. In this book, Ed Finn considers how the algorithm--in practical terms, "a method for solving a problem"--has its roots not only in mathematical logic but also in cybernetics, philosophy, and magical thinking. Finn argues that the algorithm deploys concepts from the idealized space of computation in a messy reality, with unpredictable and sometimes fascinating results. Drawing on sources that range from Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash to Diderot's Encyclopédie, from Adam Smith to the Star Trek computer, Finn explores the gap between theoretical ideas and pragmatic instructions. He examines the development of intelligent assistants like Siri, the rise of algorithmic aesthetics at Netflix, Ian Bogost's satiric Facebook game Cow Clicker, and the revolutionary economics of Bitcoin. He describes Google's goal of anticipating our questions, Uber's cartoon maps and black box accounting, and what Facebook tells us about programmable value, among other things. If we want to understand the gap between abstraction and messy reality, Finn argues, we need to build a model of "algorithmic reading" and scholarship that attends to process, spearheading a new experimental humanities.--Publisher website.
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The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy
Graeber, David, author
Brooklyn : Melville House, 
Introduction : the iron law of liberalism and the era of total bureaucratization -- Dead zones of the imagination : an essay on structural stupidity -- Of flying cars and the declining rate of profit -- The utopia of rules, or why we really love bureaucracy after all -- Appendix. On Batman and the problem of constituent power.
"Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? And is it really a cipher for state violence? To answer these questions, anthropologist David Graeber ... traces the peculiar and unexpected ways we relate to bureaucracy today, and reveals how it shapes our lives in ways we may not even notice"--Jacket.
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Time blind : problems in perceiving other temporalities
Birth, Kevin K., 1963- author
[Cham, Switzerland] : Palgrave Macmillan, 
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The death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters
Nichols, Tom, 1960- author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Introduction: The death of expertise -- Experts and citizens -- How conversation became exhausting -- Higher education : the customer is always right -- Let me google that for you : how unlimited information is making us dumber -- The "new" new journalism, and lots of it -- When the experts are wrong -- Conclusion: Experts and democracy.
A cult of anti-expertise sentiment has coincided with anti-intellectualism, resulting in massively viral yet poorly informed debates ranging from the anti-vaccination movement to attacks on GMOs. As Tom Nichols shows in The Death of Expertise, there are a number of reasons why this has occurred-ranging from easy access to Internet search engines to a customer satisfaction model within higher education.
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Varieties of social imagination
Celarent, Barbara, author
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
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Memory, place and identity : commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict
edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi and Emma Waterton
London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
The significance of memory in the present / Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton -- Part I. Placing memory in public -- Encountering memory in the everyday city / Danielle Drozdzewski -- Personal reflections on formal Second World War memorials in everyday spaces in Singapore / Hamzah Muzaini -- Multiple and contested geographies of memory: remembering the 1989 Romanian Revolution / Duncan Light and Craig Young -- Wrecks to relics Sha'ar Hagai, Israel: battle remains and the formation of a battlescape / Moaz Azaryahu -- Part II. Narrative memorial practices: storytelling and materiality -- Who were the enemies? The spatial practices of belonging and exclusion in Second World War Italy / Sarah De Nardi -- Sound memory: a critical concept for researching past wartime experiences / Carolyn Birdsall -- Heralding Jericho: narratives of remembrance, reclamation and Republican identity in Belfast, Northern Ireland / Lia Dong Shimada -- In the shadow of centenaries: Irish artists go to war 1914-1918 / Nuala C. Johnson -- Part III. Commemorative rituals of remembering in place -- Embodied memory at the Australian War Memorial / Jason Dittmer and Emma Waterton -- Affective atmospheres / Shanti Sumartojo and Quentin Stevens -- Beyond sentimentality and glorification: using a history of emotions to deal with the horror of war / Andrea Witcomb -- Witnessing and affect: altering, imagining and making new spaces to remember the Great War in modern Britain / Ross Wilson -- Places of memory and mourning in Nazi Germany / Joshua Hagen.
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Le crépuscule de la France d'en haut
[Paris] : Flammarion, 
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La ira de México siete voces contra la impunidad
Cacho, Lydia, 1963- author
Barcelona : Debate, 2016
Ira -- Impacto -- Posicionamientos.
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Social policy expansion in Latin America
Garay, Candelaria, author
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Including outsiders in Latin America -- Explaining social policy expansion and policy models -- The social policy divide in Latin America -- Social mobilization, electoral competition for outsiders and inclusive social policy in Brazil -- Social mobilization and inclusive social policy in Argentina -- Electoral competition for outsiders, conservative power and restrictive social policy in Mexico -- Electoral competition for outsiders, conservative power and restrictive social policy in Chile -- Social policy expansion in comparative perspective.
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Elites in the new democracies
Tomšič, Matevž, author
Frankfurt am Main ; PL Academic Research, 
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Understanding Southern social movements
edited by Simin Fadaee
London ; Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 
Foreword / Asef Bayat -- Introduction: Genesis of social movement theory and Southern movements / Simin Fadaee -- Rethinking Southern environmentalism: Iranian environmental movement and its premises / Simin Fadaee -- Claiming "ecological property rights": movements against hydropower projects in Maharashtra (India), 1960-2004 / Arnab Roy Chowdhury -- The feminist movement and counter-movement in Morocco / Moha Ennaji -- Being in-between: the women's movement in Kenya / Antje Daniel -- The technocratic turn of the Mexican human rights movement: from administration of justice to management of suffering / Ariadna Estévez -- Gender and sexual diversity organizing in Africa / Ashley Currier and Matthew Thomann -- Fooled by the folol? How antagonisms and misrecognitions within social currents stunted the Egyptian Revolution / Vali Mansouri and Abdallah Hendawy -- Social movements, rebels and free-riders: the Yemeni uprising of 2011 / Vincent Durac -- Reading Gezi protests as a "moment" / Spyros A. Sofos and Umut Özkirimli -- The long June: the 2013 mobilizations and the future of social movements in Brazil / Breno Bringel -- The student movement in Chile and the neo-liberal agenda in crisis / Oscar Espinoza, Luis Eduardo González and Noel McGinn -- Social movements, state power and party networks in the Kingdom of Thailand / Martin Lassak and Oliver Pye.
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Castillo, Alejandra, author
Santiago de Chile : Editorial Palinodia, 2016
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Niveles de homofobia en una muestra del cristianismo puertorrequeño
Rabell Ramírez, Joaquín, 1942- author
San Juan, P.R. : Editorial EDP University, 2015
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Mujeres náufragas : los consultorios femeninos en la España de los sesenta y setenta
Sánchez, Pura, author
Barcelona : Ediciones Bellaterra, 2016
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¿Por qué los jóvenes chilenos rechazan la política? : desafección política juvenil en el Chile postransición
Venegas Muggli, Juan Ignacio, author
Santiago de Chile : RiL Editores, noviembre de 2016
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La querella de las mujeres : tratados hispánicos en defensa de las mujeres (siglo XV)
Vargas, Ana author
Madrid : Editorial Fundamentos, 2016
La querella de las mujeres is the name by which the ignoble debate that has taken place in Europe over several centuries, in which the dignity of women and their intellectual and political capacity is questioned. La Querella publicly manifested itself in gatherings and generated an enormous number of writings around the value, the difference and the relations between both sexes. Women and men belonging to the most influential circles of the time, cultural and political, participated in various ways. Spain had a significant participation in the debate and shows that it is the European projection that some of the Spanish works of the moment reached. Here we investigate the presence and development of the Querella in the Iberian peninsula in the fifteenth century, through a detailed study of treaties in defense of women. Works that arise mainly in court environments with the clear intention to respond, to oppose, the misogynistic arguments that circulated in the context of the controversy.
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Women's activism and "second wave" feminism : transnational histories
edited by Barbara Molony and Jennifer Nelson
London ; Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017
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Bodies of water : posthuman feminist phenomenology
Neimanis, Astrida, 1972- author
London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017
Water is the element that, more than any other, ties human beings in to the world around them - from the oceans that surround us to the water that makes up most of our bodies. Exploring the cultural and philosophical implications of this fact, this book develops an innovative new mode of posthuman feminist phenomenology that understands our bodies as being fundamentally part of the natural world and not separate from or privileged to it.
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Come hell or high water : feminism and the legacy of armed conflict in Central America
Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2015
Part I. The influence of conflict and its aftermath on the women's movement -- A social history of the women's movement in Guatemala and Nicaragua -- Social movement spillover and organizational learning in the post-conflict women's movement -- Is there a real women's movement? : cooperation, fragmentation and divisions in the movement -- Shifting paradigms : womanhood as a political strategy -- Part II. Complementary approaches to women's empowerment -- Revisiting mainstream feminist approaches : a new framework for feminist activism -- Indigenous feminism and its experience-based approach to women's empowerment -- The socio-political value of an experience-based approach : rethinking strategies of collective action.
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Rebel crossings : new women, free lovers, and radicals in Britain and America
Rowbotham, Sheila, author
London ; Verso, 2016
Introduction -- Radical endeavour: Helena Born -- Subversive intimations: Miriam Daniell -- Awakenings: Robert Allan Nicol -- Exaltation: Autumn 1889 -- Seekers: 1890 -- New bearings: America 1890-1894 -- 'Knotty Points': William Bailie -- Wanderers: 1892-1894 -- Revolutionary lineages: Helen Tufts -- Whitmanites and new women: 1894-1897 -- Fabianism and free love: Gertrude Dix -- Cosmic vibrations: 1894-1897 -- Love, pure food and the market: 1897-1899 -- Family ructions and political exploration: 1900 -- 'Separation': 1901-1902 -- 'Clues and meanings': 1898-1902 -- A new beginning: 1901-1902 -- Romancing the West: 1902-1908 -- Bundles of contradictions: 1903-1907 -- Political reorientation and a new arrival: 1907-1914 -- Elusive realities: 1908-1914 -- Loose endings.
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Feminist futures : reimagining women, culture and development
edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya A. Kurian and Debashish Munshi
London, UK : Zed Books Ltd, 2016
An introduction to women, culture and development / Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran and Priya A. Kurian -- Visions I: Maria's stories / Maria Ofelia Navarrete -- The woof and the warp / Luisa Valenzuela -- Consider the problem of privatization / Anna Tsing -- Part I. Sexuality and the gendered body : More "tragedies" in out-of-the-way places: oceanic interpretations of another scale / Yvonne Underhill-Sem with Kaita Sem -- 'Revolution with a woman's face?: Family norms, constitutional reform and the politics of redistribution in post/neoliberal Ecuador / Amy Lind -- Claiming the state: revisiting women's reproductive identity in India's development policy / Rachel Simon-Kumar -- Abortion and African culture: a case study of Kenya / Jane Wambui Njagi -- Bodies and choices: African matriarchs and Mammy Water / Ifi Amadiume -- Visions II: Empowerment: snakes and ladders / Jan Nederveen Pieterse -- Gendered sexualities and lived experience: revisiting the case of gay sexuality in women, culture and development / Dana Collins -- Revolutionary women's struggle and leadership: building local political power in rural areas in the age of neoliberal globalization / Peter Chua -- 'What should I say about a dream?': reflections on adolescent girls, agency and citizenship / Gauri Nandedkar -- Part II. Environment, technology, science : New Lenses with limited vision: shell scenarios, science fiction, storytelling wars / David McKie with Akanksha Munshi-Kurian -- Development nationalism: science, religion, and the quest for a modern India / Banu Subramaniam -- What would Rachel say? / Joni Seager -- Negotiating human-nature boundaries, cultural hierarchies and masculinist paradigms of development studies / Priya A. Kurian and Debashish Munshi -- The intersection of women, culture and development: conversations about visions for the future, take two / Arturo Escobar and Wendy Harcourt -- Visions III: Alternatives to development: of love, dreams, and revolution / John Foran -- Dreams and process in development theory and practice / Light Carruyo -- The subjective side of development: sources of well-bring, resources for struggle / Linda Klouzal -- Part III. The cultural politics of representation : Of rural mothers, urban whores and working daughters: women and the critique of neocolonial development in Taiwan's nativist literature / Ming-yan Lai -- Revisiting the mostaz'af and the mostakbar / Minoo Moallem -- Mariama Bâ's So long a letter: 'women, culture and development' from a Francophone or postcolonial perspective / Anjali Prabhu -- The precarious middle class: gender, risk and mobility in the new Indian economy / Raka Ray -- Visions IV: An antipodean take on gender, culture and development co-operation / Susanne Schech -- On activist scholarship and women, culture and development / Julie Shayne -- Women, traditional ecological knowledge and sustainable development / Sangion Appiee Tiu -- Reimagining climate justice: what the world needs now is love, hope ... and you / John Foran -- Postscript : A conversation about the future of women, culture and development / Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya A. Kurian and Debashish Munshi.
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Divided we stand : the battle over women's rights and family values that polarized American politics
Spruill, Marjorie Julian, 1951- author
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017
Four days that changed the world -- The rise of the feminist establishment -- To form a more perfect union -- What's wrong with "equal rights" for women? -- An alternative to "women's lib" -- The gathering storm -- Armageddon state by state -- Out of the kitchen and into the counterrevolution -- Mama said there'd be days like this -- Crest of the second wave -- Launching the pro-family movement -- We shall go forth -- Onward Christian soldiers -- A nation divided.
"Forty years ago, two women's movements drew a line in the sand between liberals and conservatives. The legacy of that rift is still evident today in American politics and social policies,"--NoveList.
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The way we never were : American families and the nostalgia trap
Coontz, Stephanie, author
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Book Group, 
Acclaimed historian Stephanie Coontz provides a myth-shattering examination of two centuries of the American family, sweeping away misconceptions about the past that cloud current debates about domestic life.
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Flâneuse : women walk the city in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London
Elkin, Lauren, author
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Flâneuse-ing -- Long Island: New York -- Paris: cafés where they -- London: Bloomsbury -- Paris: children of the revolution -- Venice: obedience -- Tokyo: inside -- Paris: protest -- Paris: neighbourhood -- Everywhere: the view from the ground -- New York: return -- Epilogue: Flâneuserie.
The flâneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals of the world with abandon. But it is the flâneuse who captures the imagination of Elkin. She takes us on a cosmopolitan jaunt that begins in New York, where Elkin grew up, and transports us to Paris via Venice, Tokyo, and London, all cities in which she's lived. Elkin creates a mosaic of what urban settings have meant to women, charting through literature, art, history, and film the sometimes exhilarating, sometimes fraught relationship that women have with the metropolis.
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Sold people : traffickers and family life in North China
Ransmeier, Johanna S., author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017
A young woman as portable property -- The flow of trafficking in the Qing -- New laws and emerging language -- Fictive families and children in the marketplace -- Moving beyond the reach of the law -- The warlord's widow and the chief of police -- Domestic bonds -- Talking with traffickers.
Sold People considers human trafficking in China not as a symptom of social problems like poverty or famine, but as a widespread practice and imbedded process extending far beyond times of crisis into the very heart of family life. It follows the lives of sold people and their traffickers closely, demonstrating how the trade in people was shaped, encouraged, and even enabled by Chinese family structure. In 1910, the Qing government promulgated legislation to abolish slavery and prohibit trafficking. Reformers hoped that this would help usher China into an international community of modern nations. On the ground, the country's new police found these laws almost impossible to enforce. Urbanization, commercialization, industrialization, the development of modern transportation systems, and the fractious militarization that followed China's 1911 revolution created a perfect environment for entrepreneurial brokers to meet old needs with new criminal strategies. The dynasty's Republican successors struggled to eliminate the deeply entrenched and yet malleable trade in people.--
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When we rise : my life in the movement
Jones, Cleve, author
New York : Hachette Books, 2016
Ghost ranch -- Gay Liberation Arizona Desert -- Polk Street -- Betty Blender finds a tree house -- Struggling for solidarity -- Going to the tubs -- On the road -- Père Lachaise -- On Barer Strasse -- Homesick -- Ten million queers -- Back to Scott -- Anita Bryant -- Summer of '77 -- Supervisor Harvey Bernard Milk -- Building the army -- Raise the sky -- A victory and a massacre -- A long winter -- White night -- We march on Washington -- Sacramento -- The avalanche -- One thousand dead -- Needle and thread -- A stupid idea -- We bring a quilt -- Ricardo -- Loma Prieta -- Counting the days -- The president sees the quilt -- A new world -- Making Milk -- Proposition 8 -- New life -- Meet in the middle -- National equality march -- Equality across America -- "Something greater than once they were.".
A longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist offers an account of his life from sexually liberated 1970s San Francisco, through the AIDS crisis, and up to his present-day involvement with the marriage equality battle.
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Gender : a genealogy of an idea
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Money and the production of gender -- Stoller's seductive dualisms -- Feminist encounters with gender -- Of "lovemaps" and limerance -- Dangerous desires : intersex as subjectivity -- By way of conclusion.
"Gender stands as one of the great conceptual devices of the twentieth century. It has becomes such a part of the English language that it seems indispensable today. Yet until the 1950s, gender in English marked relations between words rather than people. Gender: A Genealogy of an Idea represents a critical intervention into the concept of gender. It traces gender's historical specificity from its mid-twentieth century origins in sexology through the present and demonstrates the complex relation that the intersexed have to the concept. In doing so, this text applies a fresh approach to the study of gender as an object of knowledge and embodied experience."--Jacket.
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Transforming patriarchy : Chinese families in the twenty-first century
edited by Gonçalo Santos and Stevan Harrell
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 
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About abortion : terminating pregnancy in twenty-first-century America
Sanger, Carol, author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017
About abortion -- The law from Roe forward -- Abortion privacy/abortion secrecy -- The eye of the storm -- Facing your fetus -- "You had body, you died" -- Sending pregnant teenagers to court -- Fathers and fetuses: what would men do? -- Normalizing abortion.
One of the most private decisions a woman can make, abortion is also one of the most contentious topics in American civic life. Protested at rallies and politicized in party platforms, terminating pregnancy is often characterized as a selfish decision by women who put their own interests above those of the fetus. This background of stigma and hostility has stifled women's willingness to talk about abortion, which in turn distorts public and political discussion. To pry open the silence surrounding this public issue, Sanger distinguishes between abortion privacy, a form of nondisclosure based on a woman's desire to control personal information, and abortion secrecy, a woman's defense against the many harms of disclosure. Laws regulating abortion patients and providers treat abortion not as an acceptable medical decision--let alone a right--but as something disreputable, immoral, and chosen by mistake. Exploiting the emotional power of fetal imagery, laws require women to undergo ultrasound, a practice welcomed in wanted pregnancies but commandeered for use against women with unwanted pregnancies. Sanger takes these prejudicial views of women's abortion decisions into the twenty-first century by uncovering new connections between abortion law and American culture and politics. New medical technologies, women's increasing willingness to talk online and off, and the prospect of tighter judicial reins on state legislatures are shaking up the practice of abortion. As talk becomes more transparent and acceptable, women's decisions about whether or not to become mothers will be treated more like those of other adults making significant personal choices.--
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We need to talk about family : essays on neoliberalism, the family and popular culture
edited by Roberta Garrett, Tracey Jensen and Angie Voela
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
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Wedlocked : the perils of marriage equality : how African Americans and gays mistakenly thought the right to marry would set them free
New York : New York University Press, 
The staggering string of victories by the gay rights movement's campaign for marriage equality raises questions not only about how gay people have been able to successfully deploy marriage to elevate their social and legal reputation, but also what kind of freedom and equality the ability to marry can mobilize. Wedlocked turns to history to compare today's same-sex marriage movement to the experiences of newly emancipated black people in the mid-nineteenth century, when they were able to legally marry for the first time. Maintaining that the transition to greater freedom was both wondrous and perilous for newly emancipated people, Katherine Franke relates stories of former slaves' involvements with marriage and draws lessons that serve as cautionary tales for today's marriage rights movements. While "be careful what you wish for" is a prominent theme, they also teach us how the rights-bearing subject is inevitably shaped by the very rights they bear, often in ways that reinforce racialized gender norms and stereotypes. Franke further illuminates how the racialization of same-sex marriage has redounded to the benefit of the gay rights movement while contributing to the ongoing subordination of people of color and the diminishing reproductive rights of women. Like same-sex couples today, freed African-American men and women experienced a shift in status from outlaws to in-laws, from living outside the law to finding their private lives organized by law and state licensure. Their experiences teach us the potential and the perils of being subject to legal regulation: rights--and specifically the right to marriage--can both burden and set you free.--Publisher website.
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Buying a bride : an engaging history of mail-order matches
Zug, Marcia A., author
New York : New York University Press, 
There have always been mail-order brides in America--but we haven't always thought about them in the same ways. In Buying a Bride, Marcia A. Zug starts with the so-called "Tobacco Wives" of the Jamestown colony and moves all the way forward to today's modern same-sex mail-order grooms to explore the advantages and disadvantages of mail-order marriage. It's a history of deception, physical abuse, and failed unions. It's also the story of how mail-order marriage can offer women surprising and empowering opportunities. Drawing on a forgotten trove of colorful mail-order marriage court cases, Zug explores the many troubling legal issues that arise in mail-order marriage: domestic abuse and murder, breach of contract, fraud (especially relating to immigration), and human trafficking and prostitution. She tells the story of how mail-order marriage lost the benign reputation it enjoyed in the Civil War era to become more and more reviled over time, and she argues compellingly that it does not entirely deserve its current reputation. While it is a common misperception that women turn to mail-order marriage as a desperate last resort, most mail-order brides are enticed rather than coerced. Since the first mail-order brides arrived on American shores in 1619, mail-order marriage has enabled women to improve both their marital prospects and their legal, political, and social freedoms. Buying A Bride uncovers this history and shows us how mail-order marriage empowers women and should be protected and even encouraged.
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Free women, free men : sex, gender, feminism
Paglia, Camille, 1947- author
New York : Pantheon Books, 
Sex and violence, or nature and art -- The Venus of Willendorf -- Nefertiti -- Madonna: animality and artifice -- Rape and modern sex war -- Junk bonds and corporate raiders: academe in the hour of the wolf -- The MIT lecture: crisis in the American universities -- The strange case of Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill -- The nursery school campus: the corrupting of the humanities in the U.S. -- The return of Carry Nation: Catharine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin -- A white liberal women's conference -- Loose cannons: review of Germaine Greer, Slip-shod sibyls -- Men's sports vanishing -- Coddling won't elect women, toughening will -- Academic feminists must begin to fulfill their noble, animating ideal -- Gridiron feminism -- The modern battle of the sexes -- American gender studies today -- The cruel mirror: body type and body image as reflected in art -- The pitfalls of plastic surgery -- Feminism past and present: ideology, action, and reform -- No sex please, we're middle class -- The stiletto heel -- Scholars in bondage: review of Margot Weiss, Techniques of Pleasure; Staci Newmahr, Playing on the Edge; and Danielle J. Lindemann, Dominatrix -- Gender roles: nature or nurture -- Are men obsolete? -- Put the sex back in sex ed -- It's time to let teenagers drink again -- Cliquish, tunnel-vision intolerance afflicts too many feminists: interview with Deborah Coughlin, Feminist Times -- Southern women: old myths and new frontiers -- The modern campus cannot comprehend evil -- Why I love The Real Housewives -- What a woman president should be like -- Feminist trouble: interview with Ella Whelan, Spiked Review -- On abortion -- What's in a picture: Robert Mapplethorpe's portrait of Patti Smith for Horses.
"From the fiery intellectual provocateur: a brilliant essay collection that both celebrates and challenges modern feminism--from motherhood to Madonna, football to Friedan, stilettos to Steinem. When Camille Paglia first burst onto the scene with her best-selling Sexual Personae, she established herself as a smart, fearless, and often dissenting voice among feminists. Now, for the first time, her best essays on the subject are gathered together in one concise volume. Whether she's declaring Madonna the future of feminism, asking if men are obsolete, calling for equal opportunity for American women years before the founding of N.O.W., or urging all women to love football, Paglia can always be counted on to get a discussion started. The rock-solid intellectual foundation beneath her fiery words assures her timeless relevance"--
Baker Berry HQ1155 .P34 2017
Family values : between neoliberalism and the new social conservatism
Cooper, Melinda, author
New York : Zone Books, 
Between neoliberalism and the new social conservatism -- The moral crisis of inflation : neoliberalism, neoconservatism, and the demise of the family wage -- The ethic of family responsibility : reinventing the poor laws -- The return of inherited wealth : asset inflation and the economic family -- The price of promiscuity : the Chicago School confronts aids -- In loco parentis : human capital, student debt, and the logic of family investment -- Theology of the social : the rise of faith-based welfare -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Baker Berry HQ728 .C626 2017
Changing Chinese masculinities : from imperial pillars of state to global real men
edited by Kam Louie
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 
Introduction / Kam Louie -- Part 1. Late imperial Chinese masculinity. Polygamy and masculinity in China : past and present / Harriet Zurndorfer ; The manhood of a pinshi (poor scholar) : the gendered spaces in the Six records of a floating life / Martin W. Huang ; Theater and the text-spatial reproduction of literati and mercantile masculinities in nineteenth-century Beijing / Mark Stevenson ; The plebification of male-love in late Ming fiction : The forgotten tales of Longyang / Cuncun Wu ; Aestheticizing masculinity in Honglou meng : clothing, dress, and decoration /Louise Edwards ; Drawings of a life of "Unparalleled glory" : ideal manhood and the rise of pictorial autobiographies in China / Binbin Yang -- Part 2. Chinese masculinity today. Making class and gender : white-collar men in postsocialist China / Derek Hird ; Corruption, masculinity, and jianghu ideology in the PRC / John Osburg ; The postsocialist working class : male heroes in Jia Zhangke's films / Sheldon Lu ; The Chinese father : masculinity, conjugal love, and parental involvement / Xuan Li and William Jankowiak ; All dogs deserve to be beaten : negotiating manhood and nationhood in Chinese TV dramas / Geng Song ; The anthropology of Chinese masculinity in Taiwan and Hong Kong / Heung-wah Wong and Hoi-yan Yau.
"It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the historical Chinese man. With contributions from a team of outstanding scholars, Changing Chinese Masculinities studies a range of Chinese men in diverse and, most importantly, Chinese contexts. It explores the fundamental meaning of manhood in the Chinese setting and the very notion of an indigenous Chinese masculinity"--Back cover.
Baker Berry HQ1090.7.C6 C43 2016
Beyond machismo : intersectional Latino masculinities
Hurtado, Aída, author
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2016
Introduction -- Beyond machismo : the research context -- Chicana intersectional understandings : theorizing social identities and the construction of privilege and oppression -- Toward new masculinities : a Chicana feminist intersectional analysis of Latino' definitions of manhoods -- The Latino/a gendered educational pipeline: vulnerabilities and assets in pathways to achievement -- Relating to feminisms : intersectionality in Latino and white men's views on gender equality -- Relating to oppression : intersectionality in defining Latino men's views on Chicana feminisms -- Intersectionality at work : regression, redemption, reconciliation -- Appendix : seven stages of conocimiento.
Baker Berry HQ1090.7.L29 H87 2016
Stereotypes and self-representations of women with a Muslim background : the stigma of being oppressed
Van Es, Margaretha A., author
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
Baker Berry HQ1170 .V364 2016
Insights in the economics of aging
edited by David A. Wise
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
Baker Berry HQ1064.U5 I547 2017
子どもの中世史 / 斉藤研一
東京 : 吉川弘文館, 2012
Baker Berry Japan HQ792.J3 S235 2012
Virtude e verdade
Fachin, Luiz, 1951- author
Porto Alegre : AGE Editora, 2015-
Tomo I. Graus simbólicos.
Baker Berry HS395 .F33 2015
The global city debate reconsidered : economic globalization in contemporary Dutch cities
Waal, Jeroen van der, 1974- author
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 
Baker Berry HT145.N4 W33 2015
The habitable city in China : urban history in the twentieth century
Toby Lincoln, Xu Tao, editors
New York, NY, U.S.A. : Palgrave Macmillan, 
Baker Berry HT147.C6 H33 2017
The villa at the edge of the Empire : one hundred ways to read a city
Farrell, Fiona, 1947- author
[Auckland] : Vintage, 2015
"From nineteenth-century attempts to create Utopias to America's rustbelt, from Darwin's study of worms to China's phantom cities, this work ranges widely through history and around the world. It examines the evolution of cities and of Christchurch in particular, looking at its swampy origins and its present reconstruction following the recent destructive earthquakes. And it takes us to L'Aquila in Italy to observe another shaken city. Farrell writes as a citizen caught up in a devastated city in an era when political ideology has transformed the citizen to 'an asset, the raw material on which . . . empire makes its profit'. In a hundred tiny pieces, she comments on contentious issues, such as the fate of a cathedral, the closure of schools, the role of insurers, the plans for civic venues. Through personal observation, conversations with friends, a close reading of everything from the daily newspaper to records of other upheavals in Pompeii and Berlin, this dazzling book explores community, the love of place and, ultimately, regeneration and renewal"--Back cover.
Baker Berry HT111 .F37 2015
Cartografía de la ciudad capitalista : transformación urbana y conflicto social en el Estado español
ed., Grupo de Estudios Antropológicos La Corrala
Madrid : Traficantes de Sueños, 2016
La producción de Barcelona como espacio de consumo : gentrificación, turismo y lucha de clases -- Tarragona : de la bicefalía de la ciudad portuaria a la bicefalia de la ciudad postindustrial -- La ocupación del espacio y el común denominador del trabajo urbano : apuntes desde Mallorca -- Otra vuelta de tuerca : la bicicleta en Valencia y el renovado capitalismo urbano -- Los tiempos de la ciudad de los centros comerciales : capital, trabajo y vida : el caso de la reestructuración territorial de Murcia -- Órdenes urbanos: centros y periferias en el Madrid neoliberal -- Sevilla 1929-1992 : la producción de una mercancía -- Cádiz un quiero y no puedo en la conformación de la ciudad neoliberal -- Granadas(s), un tronco, muchas ramas.
Baker Berry HT145.S7 C37 2016
The roots of urban renaissance : gentrification and the struggle over Harlem
Goldstein, Brian D., 1982- author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017
Reforming renewal -- Black utopia -- Own a piece of the block -- The urban homestead in the age of fiscal crisis -- Managing change -- Making markets uptown -- Conclusion: Between the two Harlems.
Displaying gleaming new shopping centers and refurbished row houses, Harlem today bears little resemblance to the neighborhood of the midcentury urban crisis. Brian Goldstein traces Harlem's widely noted "Second Renaissance" to a surprising source: the radical 1960s social movements that resisted city officials and fought to give Harlemites control of their own destiny. In the post-World War II era, large-scale, government-backed redevelopment drove the economic and physical transformation of urban neighborhoods. But in the 1960s, young Harlem activists inspired by the civil rights movement recognized urban renewal as one more example of a power structure that gave black Americans little voice in the decisions that most affected them. They demanded the right to plan their own redevelopment and founded new community-based organizations to achieve that goal. In the following decades, those organizations became the crucibles in which Harlemites debated what their streets should look like and who should inhabit them. Radical activists envisioned a Harlem built by and for its low-income, predominantly African-American population. In the succeeding decades, however, community-based organizations came to pursue a very different goal: a neighborhood with national retailers and increasingly affluent residents. In charting the history that transformed Harlem by the twenty-first century, The Roots of Urban Renaissance demonstrates that gentrification was not imposed on an unwitting community by unscrupulous developers or opportunistic outsiders. Rather, it grew from the neighborhood's grassroots, producing a legacy that benefited some longtime residents and threatened others.--
Baker Berry HT177.N5 G65 2017
Slavery and African life : occidental, oriental, and African slave trades
Manning, Patrick, 1941-
Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 1990
Prologue: Tragedy and sacrifice in the history of slavery -- The political economy of slavery in Africa -- Why Africans? The rise of the slave trade to 1700 -- Slavery and the African population: a demographic model -- The quantitative impact ofthe slave trade, 1700-1900 -- The economics and morality of slave supply -- Patterns of slave life -- Transformations of slavery and society, 1650-1900 -- The end of slavery -- The world and Africa -- Appendix 1: Slave prices -- Appendix 2: The demographic simulation.
This interpretation of the impact of slavery on African life emphasizes the importance of external demand for slaves by Occidental and Oriental purchasers in developing an active trade in slaves within Africa. The book summarizes a wide range of recent literature on slavery for all of tropical Africa. It analyzes the demography, economics, social structure and ideology of slavery in Africa from the beginning of large-scale slave exports in the seventeenth century to the gradual elimination of slavery in the twentieth century. While primarily a general survey, Dr. Manning presents original research and analysis, especially in his demographic model, computer simulation of slave trade and analysis of slave prices. By revealing clearly the succession of transformations which slavery brought throughout the African continent, the book shows in new depth the place of Africa in the history of the Atlantic basin, of western Asia and North Africa, and of the Indian Ocean. -- Publishers description.
Baker Berry HT1321 .M36 1990
What slaveholders think : how contemporary perpetrators rationalize what they do
Choi-Fitzpatrick, Austin, author
New York : Columbia University Press, 
In all its forms : slavery and abolition, movements and targets -- Best laid plans : a partial theory of social movement targets -- Just like family : slaveholders on slavery -- As if we are equal : slaveholders on emancipation -- The farmer in the middle : target response to threats -- Private wrongs : slavery and antislavery in contemporary India -- Long goodbye : the contemporary antislavery movement -- Between good and evil : the everyday ethics of resources and reappraisal.
Drawing on fifteen years of work in the antislavery movement, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick examines the systematic oppression of men, women, and children in rural India and asks: How do contemporary slaveholders rationalize the subjugation of other human beings, and how do they respond when their power is threatened? More than a billion dollars have been spent on antislavery efforts, yet the practice persists. Why? Unpacking what slaveholders think about emancipation is critical for scholars and policy makers who want to understand the broader context, especially as seen by the powerful. Insight into those moments when the powerful either double down or back off provides a sobering counterbalance to scholarship on popular struggle. Through frank and unprecedented conversations with slaveholders, Choi-Fitzpatrick reveals the condescending and paternalistic thought processes that blind them. While they understand they are exploiting workers' vulnerabilities, slaveholders also feel they are doing workers a favor, often taking pride in this relationship. And when the victims share this perspective, their emancipation is harder to secure, driving some in the antislavery movement to ask why slaves fear freedom. The answer, Choi-Fitzpatrick convincingly argues, lies in the power relationship. Whether slaveholders recoil at their past behavior or plot a return to power, Choi-Fitzpatrick zeroes in on the relational dynamics of their self-assessment, unpacking what happens next.
Baker Berry HT867 .C46 2017
Los dilemas territoriales del desarrollo en América Latina
Félix Modrego Benito, Julio A. Berdegué (compiladores)
Bogotá, Colombia : Ediciones Uniandes, Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Economía, ©2016
Baker Berry HT388 .D55 2016
The France of the little-middles : a suburban housing development in greater Paris
Cartier, Marie, author
New York : Berghahn, 
Introduction -- The "good old days" -- Children of the projects in quest of respectability -- Suburban youth -- "They're very nice, but ... ": encountering new foreign neighbors -- A vote of the white lower classes?
Baker Berry HT352.F82 G86413 2016
La révolution abolitionniste
Grenouilleau, Olivier, author
[Paris] : Gallimard, 
"Dans cette nouvelle étude d'histoire globale, Olivier Grenouilleau revisite à neuf les trois grandes dimensions d'un très vieux sujet : chronologique, en remontant dans le passé à partir des XVIIIe et XIXe siècles, parfois jusqu'à l'Antiquité; géographique, en portant le regard au-delà du monde occidental, jusqu'à la Chine, au Japon et aux mondes musulmans; thématique, en dépassant l'histoire des religions, pour se pencher sur l'analyse de la pensée et des pratiques politiques, la géopolitique et les relations internationales. Loin de se réduire à la France et à Victor Schoelcher ou aux États-Unis et à l'Atlantique colonial, la question de l'abolitionnisme couvre en effet un large spectre. Si l'esclavage n'est jamais allé de soi (sinon pourquoi aurait-on inventé tant d'alibis pour le légitimer?), ce n'est qu'à partir de la fin du XVIIIe siècle que des hommes se sont élevés afin non de le réformer ou de l''humaniser', mais de l'abolir. L'auteur montre que ce caractère profondément révolutionnaire et largement méconnu du projet abolitionniste se conjuguait avec un réformisme de l'action. Apparu autour de quelques hommes inscrits dans des réseaux internationaux, il s'est incarné dans la création de sociétés abolitionnistes, qui, via la Grande-Bretagne, parviendront à le transformer en une croisade planétaire. Quoique fondé sur des valeurs profanes et religieuses, l'abolitionnisme dut sans cesse se justifier sur le terrain de l'utile, et notamment de l'économie politique. Cela n'alla pas sans des relations ambiguës entre abolitionnisme et colonisation, au nom d'un 'commerce légitime' avec l'Afrique en particulier. Au final, Olivier Grenouilleau montre comment le projet abolitionniste a pu s'élever d'un combat solitaire de quelques individus à un phénomène global inaugurant une liste ininterrompue de conquêtes au nom des droits de l'homme."--Back cover.
Baker Berry HT1025 .G74 2017
Seeing the better city : how to explore, observe, and improve urban space
Wolfe, Charles R
Washington, DC : Island Press, 
Introduction: Why Urban Observation Matters: Seeing the Better City -- 1. How to See City Basics and Universal Patterns -- 2. Observational Approaches -- 3. Seeing the City through urban Diaries -- 4. Documenting Our Personal Cities -- 5. From Urban Diaries to Policies, Plans, and Politics -- Conclusion: What the Better City Can Be
"In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever. While big data, digital mapping, and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools for understanding urban space, using them without on-the-ground, human impressions risks creating places that do not reflect authentic local context. Seeing the Better City brings our attention back to the real world right in front of us, focusing it once more on the sights, sounds, and experiences of place in order to craft policies, plans, and regulations to shape better urban environments."--Publisher website.
Baker Berry HT166 .W643 2016
Space, place, and territory : a critical review on spatialities
Duarte, Fábio, 1970- author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2017
Constructions -- The enactment of space, place, and territory -- Sensing the city -- Mapping the city -- Conceiving the city -- Conceiving the city : what is next? -- Challenging the city -- Final remarks : spatial negotiations.
Space, place, and territory are concepts that lie at the core of geography and urban planning, environmental studies and sociology. Although space, place, and territory are indeed polysemic and polemic, they have particular characteristics that distinguish them from each other. They are interdependent but not interchangeable, and the differences between them explain how we simultaneously perceive, conceive, and design multiple spatialities. After drawing the conceptual framework of space, place, and territory, the book initially explores how we sense space in the most visceral ways, and how the overlay of meanings attached to the sensorial characteristics of space change the way we perceive it-smell, spatial experiences using EEG, and the changing meaning of darkness are discussed. The book continues exploring cartographic mapping not as a final outcome, but rather as an epistemological tool, an instrument of inquiry. It follows on how particular ideas of space, place, and territory are embedded in specific urban proposals, from Brasilia to the Berlin Wall, airports, and infiltration of digital technologies in our daily life. The book concludes by focusing on spatial practices that challenge the status quo of how we perceive and understand urban spaces, from famous artists to anonymous interventions by traceurs and hackers of urban technologies. Combining space, place, and territory as distinctive but interdependent concepts into an epistemological matrix may help us to understand contemporary phenomena and live them critically.
Baker Berry HT166 .D789 2017
Women, race, & class
Davis, Angela Y. 1944-
New York : Random House, ©1981
Baker Berry HT1521 .D38
The rise of Africa's middle class : myths, realities and critical engagements
edited by Henning Melber
Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet ; 
'Somewhere above poor but below rich' : explorations into the species of the African middle class(es) / Henning Melber -- African middle classes : lessons from transnational studies and a research agenda / Carola Lentz -- Human development and the construction of middle classes in the global south / Tim Stoffel -- Africa's middle class, Africa's entrepreneurs and the 'missing middle' / Oluyele Akinkugbe and Karl Wohlmuth -- Deconstructing the myth of the African middle class / Sirkku K. Hellsten -- Kenya: an unconscious middle class? : between regional-ethnic political mobilization and middle class lifestyles / Dieter Neubert -- Middle class activism in Nigeria : from nationalist struggle to social media campaign / Nkwachukwu Orji -- Emerging middle class political subjectivities in post-war Angola / Jon Schubert -- The middle class of Mozambique and the politics of the blank slate / Jason Sumich -- South Africa's black middle class professionals / Amuzweni L. Ngoma -- The middle class of Dar es Salaam and Kiswahili video-Films / Vicensia Shule -- How much class have the African middle classes? / Henning Melber.
Baker Berry HT690.A35 R57 2016
Unequal cities : the challenge of post-industrial transition in times of austerity
edited by Roberta Cucca and Costanzo Ranci
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2017
Baker Berry HT131 .U535 2017
Urbanismo e arquitetura na região fronteiriça do Rio Grande do Sul na primeira metade do século XIX
Rhoden, Luíz Fernando, author
Porto Alegre, RS : Armazém Digital, 2013
Baker Berry HT169.B72 R56 2013
A mind to stay : White plantation, Black homeland
Nathans, Sydney, author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017
Prologue: Unexpected -- Part one. Proving ground: Spared -- "Emigrants" -- "So detested a place" -- Held back -- Reversals -- Part two. A foothold in freedom: -- Exile's return -- "Against all comers" -- "If they can get the land" -- Part three. Beyond a living: "Hallelujah times" -- "A game rooster" -- Sanctuaries -- Part four. Heir land: "That thirties wreck" -- New foundations -- "unless it's a must" -- Epilogue: "A heavy load to lift".
A Mind to Stay is a unique and extraordinary historical narrative of generations of a Black family with roots in slavery and in the South. This family won their freedom with emancipation but, instead of fleeing the poverty and oppression of the White plantation, decided to stay on the homeland of their White masters and then to purchase it for themselves within a decade. In a true counterpoint to the predominant tale of the Black exodus north in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, these African Americans chose to hold onto the land that they had rightfully inherited and to risk all to keep it in the ensuing decades. Sydney Nathans, in his deep research into family and plantation papers and archives, as well as in invaluable oral interviews, has uncovered a slice of history that would otherwise have remained unknown. It is the story of a White plantation, Cameron Place, its owners who kept their slaves in family units, and who then sold their plantation to the same families in the 1870s. Those land-owning Blacks chose to remain on their land in the South through the tumultuous years of Reconstruction and Jim Crow and to claim all the rights due to a landowner up to the present. It is an unusual and original story told with great sensitivity and poignancy by Nathans who has the perseverance of a detective in seeking out the hidden tale and the skills and empathy of the historian in relating it.--
Baker Berry HT731 .N36 2017
Le corps en lambeaux : violences sexuelles et sexuées faites aux femmes
sous la direction de Lydie Bodiou, Frédéric Chauvaud, Ludovic Gaussot, Marie-José Grihom et Myriam Soria ; préface de Catherine Coutelle ; postface de Michelle Perrot
Rennes : Presses universitaires de Rennes, 
Baker Berry HV6556 .C67 2016
Revisitar la catástrofe : prisión política en el Chile dictatorial
compiladores, Carolina Pizarro C., José Santos H
Ñuñoa, Santiago : Pehuén, 2016
El testimonio de los sobrevivientes: figuración, creación y resistencia / Nora Strejilevich Labenski -- Voces que incomodan: el silenciamiento del testimonio en postdictadura / Carolina Pizarro Cortés -- Memoria y sufriemiento: vergüenza (auto)silenciada en víctimas de prisión política / Jorge Montealegre Iturra -- La libertad en cautiverio: disputas políticas y reflexiones feministas en la experiencia de detención de una militante del MIR / Marcela Morales Llaña -- La memoria "quebrada": la figura de la traidora en el corpus testimonial y ficcional chileno / Sandra Navarrete Barría -- Resistir y traicionar: las modulaciones del silencio y la voz en testimonios de la represión / Cynthia Shuffer Mendoza -- Dictaduras latinoamerianas y campos de concentración: una reflexión filosófica necesaria / Mariela Ávila Gutiérrez -- La violencia de campo y la emergencia de los sitios de memoria en Chile / Luis Alegría Licuime -- Geografía humana del horror: agentes, detenidos y transeúntes / José Santos Herceg -- Semblanzas del torturador pinochetista / Víctor Sepúlveda Contreras -- El mártir político en el Chile reciente / Christián Matamoros Fernández -- La tortura: un espacio entre el silencio y el decir / Tuilland Yuing Alfaro.
Baker Berry HV9598 .R495 2016
Les nouvelles de la jungle (de Calais)
Mandel, Lisa, author,
[Bruxelles] : Casterman, 
Baker Berry HV640.4.F8 M36 2017
Pour me a life
Gill, A. A., 1954-2016, author
New York : Blue Rider Press, 2016
"An astounding and brilliant memoir, A.A. Gill's Pour Me a Life is a riveting meditation on the author's alcoholism, seen through the lens of the memories that remain, and the transformative moments that saved him from a lifelong addiction and early death. Best known for his hysterically funny and often scathing restaurant reviews for the London Sunday Times, journalist Adrian Gill writes about his near-fatal alcoholism in this extraordinary lucid memoir. By his early twenties, at London's prestigious Saint Martin's art school, Gill was entrenched in his addiction. He writes from the handful of memories that remain, of drunken conquests with anonymous women, of waking to morbid hallucinations, of emptying jacket pockets that "were like tiny crime scenes," helping him puzzle his whereabouts back together. Throughout his recollections, Gill traces his childhood, his early diagnosis of dyslexia, the deep sense of isolation when he was sent to boarding school at age eleven, the disappearance of his only brother, whom he has not seen for decades. When Gill was confronted at age thirty by a doctor who questioned his drinking, he answered honestly for the first time, not because he was ready to stop, but because his body was too damaged to live much longer. Gill was admitted to a thirty-day rehab center--then a rare and revolutionary concept in England--and has lived three decades of his life sober. Written with clear-eyed honesty and empathy, Pour Me a Life is a haunting account of addiction, its exhilarating power and destructive force, and is destined to be a classic of its kind"--
Baker Berry HV5447.G55 A3 2016
Un final para ETA : crónica de un proceso inacabado
Murua Uria, Imanol, 1966-
Donostia : Ttarttalo argitaletxea, c2016
Baker Berry HV6433.S72 E8569 2016
Blitzed : drugs in the Third Reich
Ohler, Norman, author
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
Methamphetamine, the Volksdroge (1933/1938) -- Sieg high! (1939/1941) -- High Hitler: Patient A and his personal physician (1941/1944) -- The wonder drug (1944/1945) -- Acknowledgments.
"The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. But as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated with drugs. On the eve of World War II, Germany was a pharmaceutical powerhouse, and companies such as Merck and Bayer cooked up cocaine, opiates, and, most of all, methamphetamines, to be consumed by everyone from factory workers to housewives to millions of German soldiers. In fact, troops regularly took rations of a form of crystal meth--the elevated energy and feelings of invincibility associated with the high even help to explain certain German military victories. Drugs seeped all the way up to the Nazi high command and, especially, to Hitler himself. Over the course of the war, Hitler became increasingly dependent on injections of a cocktail of drugs--including a form of heroin--administered by his personal doctor. While drugs alone cannot explain the Nazis' toxic racial theories or the events of World War II, Ohler's investigation makes an overwhelming case that, if drugs are not taken into account, our understanding of the Third Reich is fundamentally incomplete"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry HV5840.G3 O3513 2017
Ghetto brother : warrior to peacemaker
Voloj, Julian, author
New York, NY : NBM Comics Lit, 
"An engrossing and counter view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells the true story of Benjy Melendez, son of Puerto-Rican immigrants, who founded, at the end of the 1960s, the notorious Ghetto Brothers gang. From the seemingly bombed-out ravages of his neighborhood, wracked by drugs, poverty, and violence, he managed to extract an incredibly positive energy from this riot ridden era: his multiracial gang promoted peace rather than violence. After initiating a gang truce, the Ghetto Brothers held weekly concerts on the streets or in abandoned buildings, which fostered the emergence of hip-hop. Melendez also began to reclaim his Jewish roots after learning about his family's dramatic crypto-Jewish background"--
Baker Berry HV6439.U7 V65 2015
Big house on the prairie : rise of the rural ghetto and prison proliferation
Eason, John Major, author
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
Baker Berry HV8827 .E273 2017
How the gloves came off : lawyers, policy makers, and norms in the debate on torture
Arsenault, Elizabeth Grimm, author
New York : Columbia University Press, 
Introduction -- History of POW treatment in the United States: from the Revolutionary War to the Korean War -- Modern POW treatment in the United States: the Vietnam War, the Geneva Conventions, and the pre-9/11 era -- POW treatment and lawyers -- POW treatment and policy makers -- POW treatment and interrogators -- Implications and recommendations.
Baker Berry HV8599.U6 A77 2017
Crying for our elders : African orphanhood in the age of HIV and AIDS
Cheney, Kristen E., author
Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
Baker Berry HV1347 .C44 2017
Frontera norte y ciudadania ante la encrucijada de la inseguridad ;
Socorro Arzalua Solano, Arturo Zarate Ruiz coordinadores
Tijuana B.C. Mexico : El Colegio de la Frontera Norte ; 2016
Baker Berry HV4011.M58 F7 2016
Queering acts of mourning in the aftermath of Argentina's dictatorship : the performances of blood
Sosa, Cecilia, author
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Tamesis, 
Paradoxes of blood : from the Madres' queer mourning to the Kirchnerist era -- Black humour and the children of the disappeared -- Undoing the cult of the victim : Los rubios, M and La mujer sin cabeza -- The cooking mother : Hebe de Bonafini and the conversion of the former ESMA -- The attire of (post- )memory : Mi vida después -- Kinship, loss and political heritage : Los topos and Kirchner's death -- Conclusion : The recovery of the house.
On Reserve at Baker Berry HV6322.3.A7 S67 2014
Understanding atrocities : remembering, representing, and teaching genocide
edited by Scott W. Murray
Calgary, Alberta, Canada : University of Calgary Press, 
Atrocity and proto-genocide in Sri Lanka / Christopher Powell and Amarnath Amarasingam -- Finding global justice locally at sites of atrocity : the case for the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center and Cemetery / Laura Beth Cohen -- Troubling history, troubling law : the question of indigenous genocide in Canada / Adam Muller -- The benefits and challenges of genocide education : a case study of the Armenian genocide / Raffi Sarkissian -- "We charge genocide" : a historical petition all but forgotten and unknown / Steven Leonard Jacobs -- "A tragedy to be sure" : heteropatriarchy, historical amnesia, and housing crises in Northern Ontario / Travis Kay, Kristin Burnett, and Lori Cambers -- Remembering them all : including and excluding atrocity crime victims / Andrew R. Basso -- Helping children understand atrocities : developing and implementing an undergraduate course titled War and genocide in children's literature / Sarah Minslow -- Thinking about Nazi atrocities without thinking about Nazi atrocities : limited thinking as legacy in Schlink's The reader / Lorraine Markotic -- Atrocity, banality and jouissance in performance / Donia Mounsef.
"Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essays in this volume investigate how evolving, contemporary views on mass atrocity frame and complicate the possibilities for the understanding and prevention of genocide. The contributors ask, among other things, what are the limits of the law, of history, of literature, and of education in understanding and representing genocidal violence? What are the challenges we face in teaching and learning about extreme events such as these, and how does the language we use contribute to or impair what can be taught and learned about genocide? Who gets to decide if it's genocide and who its victims are? And how does the demonization of perpetrators of atrocity prevent us from confronting the complicity of others, or of ourselves? Through a multi-focused and multidisciplinary investigation of these questions, Understanding Atrocities demonstrates the vibrancy and breadth of the contemporary state of genocide studies."--
Baker Berry HV6322.7 .U53 2017
Drink spiking and predatory drugging : a modern history
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 
Introduction -- Chloral and its Sisters : Synthetic Genesis and Parallel Demon -- Good Girls, Hyenas, and Cheap Novel Fiends : The Scourge of Chloral at the Turn of the Twentieth Century -- Baby, It's Cold War Outside : An Era of Pharma-Ubiquity -- A "New" Problem Appears in the 1990s : The Birth of the Contemporary Date Rape Drugs Scare -- Who and Where are the Druggers? -- What Do We Know (and Not Know) About Predatory Drugging? -- Drugs, Drinking, College, and Warding Off Blame -- Conclusion.
This book analyses common perceptions about drink spiking, a pervasive fear for many and sometimes a troubling reality. Ideas about spiked drinks have shaped the way we think about drugs, alcohol, criminal law, risk, nightspots, and socializing for over 150 years, since the rise of modern anaesthesia and synthetic 'pharma-ubiquity'. The book offers a wide-ranging look at the constantly shifting cultural and gender politics of 'psycho-chemical treachery'. It provides rich case histories, assesses evolving scientific knowledge, and analyzes the influence of social forces as disparate as Temperance and the acid enthusiasts of the 1960s. Drawing on interdisciplinary research, the book will be of great interest to upper-level students and scholars of criminal law, forensic science, public health, and social movements.
Baker Berry HV6493 .D66 2016
Human targets : schools, police, and the criminalization of Latino youth
Rios, Victor M., author
Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, 
Foreword / James Diego Vigil -- Introduction -- The probation school -- The liquor store and the police -- Cultural misframing -- Multiple manhoods -- The mano suave and mano dura of stop and frisk -- Immigrant targets -- Conclusion: from culture of control to culture of care: policy and program implications -- Methodological appendix.
At fifteen, Victor Rios found himself a human target flat on his ass amid a hail of shotgun fire, desperate for money and a place on the street. Faced with the choice of escalating a drug turf war or eking out a living elsewhere, he turned to a teacher, who mentored him and helped him find a job at an auto shop. That job would alter the course of his whole life putting him on the road to college and eventually a PhD. Now, Rios is a rising star, hailed for his work studying the lives of African American and Latino youth. In 'Human Targets', Rios takes us to the streets of California, where we encounter young men who find themselves in much the same situation as fifteen-year-old Victor. We follow young gang members into schools, homes, community organizations, and detention facilities, watch them interact with police, grow up to become fathers, get jobs, get rap sheets and in some cases get killed. What is it that sets apart young people like Rios who succeed and survive from the ones who don't? Rios makes a powerful case that the traditional good kid/bad kid, street kid/decent kid dichotomy is much too simplistic, arguing instead that authorities and institutions help create these identities and that they can play an instrumental role in providing young people with the resources for shifting between roles. In Rios's account, to be a poor Latino youth is to be a human target victimized and considered an enemy by others, viewed as a threat to law enforcement and schools, and treated with stigma, disrepute, and punishment. That has to change.
Baker Berry HV9104 .R56 2017
Stop and frisk : the use and abuse of a controversial policing tactic
White, Michael D. 1951- author
New York : New York University Press, 
Two tales of stop and frisk -- The historical context -- The contemporary legal context -- Crime-control benefits and collateral consequences (with Weston Morrow) -- Beyond a few bad apples -- The future of stop and frisk.
"No policing tactic has been more controversial than "stop and frisk," whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and Frisk, the first authoritative history and analysis of this tactic, there is a disconnect between our everyday understanding and the historical and legal foundations for this policing strategy. First ruled constitutional in 1968, stop and frisk would go on to become a central tactic of modern day policing, particularly by the New York City Police Department. By 2011 the NYPD recorded 685,000 'stop-question-and-frisk' interactions with citizens; yet, in 2013, a landmark decision ruled that the police had over- and mis-used this tactic. Stop and Frisk tells the story of how and why this happened, and offers ways that police departments can better serve their citizens. They also offer a convincing argument that stop and frisk did not contribute as greatly to the drop in New York's crime rates as many proponents, like former NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have argued. While much of the book focuses on the NYPD's use of stop and frisk, examples are also shown from police departments around the country, including Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago, Newark and Detroit. White and Fradella argue that not only does stop and frisk have a legal place in 21st-century policing but also that it can be judiciously used to help deter crime in a way that respects the rights and needs of citizens. They also offer insight into the history of racial injustice that has all too often been a feature of American policing's history and propose concrete strategies that every police department can follow to improve the way they police. A hard-hitting yet nuanced analysis, Stop and Frisk shows how the tactic can be a just act of policing and, in turn, shows how to police in the best interest of citizens." -- Publisher's description
Baker Berry HV8080.P2 W45 2016
Hacked : a radical approach to hacker culture and crime
Steinmetz, Kevin F., author
New York : New York University Press, 
Acknowledgments -- Introduction: toward a radical criminology of hackers -- Setting the stage -- The front end of hacking -- Craft(y)ness -- On authority and protocol -- The radical turn -- The [hack] mode of production -- Crafting a crackdown -- Conclusion -- Appendix: field research lists -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About the author.
Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays the figure of the hacker distinctly: a deceptive, digital villain. But what do we actually know about hackers? In Hacked, Kevin F. Steinmetz explores what it means to be a hacker and the nuances of hacker culture. Through extensive interviews with hackers, observations of hacker communities, and analyses of hacker cultural products, Steinmetz demystifies the figure of the hacker and situates the practice of hacking within larger political and economic structures of capitalism, crime, and control. This captivating book challenges many of the common narratives of hackers, suggesting that not all forms of hacking are criminal and, contrary to popular opinion, the broader hacker community actually plays a vital role in our information economy. Hacked thus explores how governments, corporations, and other institutions attempt to manage hacker culture through the creation of ideologies and laws that protect powerful economic interests. Not content to simply critique the situation, Steinmetz ends his work by providing actionable policy recommendations that aim to redirect focus from the individual to corporations, governments, and broader social issues. A compelling study, Hacked helps us understand not just the figure of the hacker but also digital crime and social control in our high-tech society.-- Back cover.
Baker Berry HV6773 .S735 2016
The great cat and dog massacre : the real story of World War Two's unknown tragedy
Kean, Hilda, author
Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
Introducing animals, historians, and the "people's war" -- Being a pet in the 1920s and 1930s : a chronicle of a massacre foretold? -- September 1939 : no human panic : 400,000 animals killed in four days -- Disrupting previous stories : a phony war for whom? -- Building cross-species experience : eating and food in the war -- Blurring the boundaries : who is going to ground? who is protecting whom? -- The growing strength of animal-human families and the wartime state -- Emotion, utility, morale on the home front : animal-human relationships -- Conclusion: Change and continuity : remembering and forgetting animals during the Second World War.
Baker Berry HV4805.A3 K43 2017
Sentencing fragments : penal reform in America, 1975-2025
Tonry, Michael H., author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Sentencing matters -- Sentencing fragments -- Federal sentencing -- Sentencing theories -- Sentencing principles -- Sentencing futures.
Almost everyone agrees - Right on Crime, the ACLU, Koch Industries, George Soros's Open Society Foundation, the editorial boards of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal - that America's current systems for sentencing criminal offenders are a shambles, with crazy quilts of incompatible and conflicting laws, policies, and practices in every state and the federal system. Almost everyone agrees that punishments are too severe, and too many people are in prison. However, the kinds of major changes required to undo mass incarceration and rebuild American sentencing are simply not happening. Despite well-intentioned rhetoric and media coverage, there has been very little meaningful change. In Sentencing Fragments, Michael Tonry explains what needs to be done to rebuild just systems of sentencing and punishment, and how to do it. This book tells the story of sentencing policy changes since 1975, examines research findings concerning their effects, and explains what does and does not work. Beyond calling attention to the devastating effects on the lives of the poor and disadvantaged and the latest empirical evidence, Tonry identifies the common moral theories behind criminal sentencing - as well as their larger assumptions about human nature - and discusses the ways in which different theories have bred very different sentencing policies. Sentencing Fragments concludes with a set of proposals for creating better policies and practices for the future, calling for American legislators and politicians to remake sentencing into the humane and just process that it always should have been. In lucid and engaging prose, Michael Tonry reveals the historical foundation for the current state of the American criminal justice system, while simultaneously offering a game plan for long overdue reform. -- from dust jacket.
Baker Berry HV9471 .T653 2016
Beyond blurred lines : rape culture in popular media
Phillips, Nickie D., author
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
Acknowledgments -- Rape culture : the evolution of a concept -- The mainstreaming of rape culture -- "Hey TV, stop raping women" -- Geek spaces : "pretty girls pretending to be geeks" -- Geek spaces : feminist interventions and SJW drama queens -- Rape culture on campus: "real men don't hurt women" -- Reconciling panic and policy -- Appendix -- Resources -- Index -- About the author.
From its origins in academic discourse in the 1970s to our collective imagination today, the concept of "rape culture" has resonated in a variety of spheres, including television, gaming, comic book culture, and college campuses. Beyond Blurred Lines : Rape Culture in Popular Media traces ways that sexual violence is collectively processed, mediated, negotiated, and contested by exploring public reactions to high-profile incidents and rape narratives in popular culture. The concept of rape culture was initially embraced in popular media-- mass media, social media, and popular culture-- and contributed to a social understanding of sexual violence that mirrored feminist concerns about the persistence of rape myths and victim-blaming. However, it was later challenged by skeptics who framed the concept as a moral panic. Nickie D. Phillips documents how the conversation shifted from substantiating claims of a rape culture toward growing scrutiny of the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses. This, in turn, renewed attention toward false allegations, and away from how college enforcement policies fail victims and endanger accused young men. Ultimately, Phillips successfully lends insight into how the debates around rape culture, including microaggressions, gendered harassment, and so-called political correctness, inform our collective imaginations and shape our attitudes toward criminal justice and policy responses to sexual violence. --
Baker Berry HV6558 .P45 2017
Gangs of Russia : from the streets to the corridors of power
Stephenson, Svetlana, 1962- author
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015
In the shadow of the State -- The history of street organizations and gangs in Russia -- The transformation of gangs in the 1990s -- The business of gruppirovki: from predation to assimilation -- Gang organization -- Street trajectories -- The gang in the community -- Life according to the poniatiia: the gang's code -- Navigating the world of violence -- Gang culture and the wider Russian society.
Baker Berry HV6439.R8 S74 2015
Cut out : living without welfare
Seabrook, Jeremy, 1939- author
London : Pluto Press, 2016
Welfare cuts : the wider context -- Being there; a sense of place -- The fall of industrial male labour -- Benefit fraud -- A fate foretold -- Sheltered accommodation -- Zubeida -- Azma -- Kareema -- Born at the wrong time -- Abigail -- Adele and Clifford -- Graham Chinnery : zero hours -- Andrea -- Carl Hendricks -- Arif Hossein -- The idea of reform -- People with disability -- Amanda -- Belfort : survival -- Labyrinth : in the benefits ; -- Lorraine : in the benefits labyrinth -- Jayne Durham -- Paula -- Violence against women -- Faraji -- 'Doing the right thing' -- Grace and Richard -- 'It can happen to anyone' -- Andrew -- Lazy categories -- The secret world of 'welfare' -- Self-employment as a refuge -- Joshua Ademola -- Dayanne : the right thing and the wrong result -- The roots of alienation -- Imran Noorzai -- Farida : the duty of young women -- Welfare and mental health -- Alison : the loneliness of being on benefit -- Kenneth Lennox -- Marie Fullerton -- Gus : a heroic life -- Stolen identities : epitaph for a working class.
"From the ale-house drunks of the Victorian era to the obese benefit scroungers of today, civilization has consistently pinned blame and shame for any societal issues on the poorer classes. In reality, the recent dismantling of crucial welfare state sections by both the U.K.'s Labour and Conservative governments has resulted in the emergence of a new, harshly disadvantaged layer of British society. Growing numbers of unemployed citizens have been deserted, their voices obscured. In Cut Out, journalist Jeremy Seabrook talks to these silenced communities in order to expose the cruel realities of the situation the British government has created for some of its most vulnerable citizens. Seabrook uncovers the many routes to poverty caused by welfare reforms and explores the brutally honest stories of Britain's most devastated lives."--
Baker Berry HV245 .S39 2016
Global families, inequality and transnational adoption : the de-kinning of first mothers
Högbacka, Riitta, author
London : This Palgrave Macmillan imprint is published by Springer Nature, 
Introduction: The global in the family -- Adoption and family in the global north and south -- The making of the adoptive family: choosing family -- The un-making of the family of origin: adoption social workers as intermediaries -- First mothers' stunted choices -- Inequality among first mothers: the power of resources -- Re-making family: the struggle over belonging -- Contact over time -- Conclusion: re-kinning first families.
This book looks at the simultaneous processes of making and un-making of families that are part of the adoption practice. Whereas most studies on transnational adoption concentrate on the adoptive family, the author identifies not only the happy occasion when a family gains a child, but also the sorrow and loss of the child to its family of origin. Situating transnational adoption in the context of the Global North-South divide, Hogbacka investigates the devastating effects of unequal life chances and asymmetrical power relations on the adoption process and on the mothers whose children are adopted. Based on unique primary material gathered in in-depth interviews with South African families of origin and Finnish adoptive families, the book investigates the decision-making processes of both sets of parents and the encounters between them. The first mothers' narratives are juxtaposed with those of the adopters and of the adoption social workers who act on the principles of the wider adoption system. Concluding with a critique of the Global Northism that exemplifies current practices, Hogbacka sketches the contours of a more just approach to transnational adoption that would shatter rather than perpetuate inequality. The book can also be read as an expose of the consequences of current inequalities for poor families. Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoption will be of interest to students and scholars of adoption studies, family and kinship, sociology, anthropology, social work and development.
Baker Berry HV875.5 .H63 2016
Out of the horrors of war : disability politics in Word War II America
Jennings, Audra, author
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 
Introduction -- 1. Salvaging people: disability in a nation at war -- 2. From the depths of personal experience: disability activists demand a hearing -- 3. Toward a new freedom from fear: disability and postwar uncertainty -- 4. It's good business: disability and employment -- 5. Work or welfare: the limits of the body politic -- 6. Götterdämmerung: rehabilitating rights in the 1950s -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Explores the history of disability activism, concentrating on the American Federation of the Physically Handicapped (AFPH), a national, cross-disability organization founded during World War II to address federal disability policy. Through extensive archival research, the author examines the history of the AFPH and its enduring legacy in the disability rights movement. Counter to most narratives that place the inception of disability activism in the 1970s, Jennings argues that the disability rights movement is firmly rooted in the politics of World War II. This volume extends the arc of the disability rights movement into the 1940s and traces how its terms of inclusion influenced the movement for decades after, leading up to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Baker Berry HV1553 .J46 2016
The Italian antimafia, new media, and the culture of legality
edited by Robin Pickering-Iazzi
Toronto University of Toronto Press, 
Mediating Italian antimafia culture: (cyber)spatialities of legality / Robin Pickering-Iazzi -- Structural modes of recognition and virtual forms of empowerment: toward a new antimafia culture / Carla Bagnoli -- When a journalist defies more than the mafia: the legacy of Giuseppe Fava and Italian antimafia culture / Baris Cayli -- "A taste of justice": digital media and Libera Terra's antimafia public pedagogy of agrarian dissent / Paula M. Salvio -- Democratizing the memorial landscape: Casamemoria Vittimemafia's calendar of loss / Amy Boylan -- Per non dimenticare: antimafia digital storytelling and reflections / Giovanna Summerfield -- Remediating the Banda della Magliana: debating sympathetic perpetrators in the digital age / Dana Renga -- #NuJuornBuon: aesthetics of viral antimafia / Angela Maiello.
"The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture of Legality is the first book to examine the online battles between the mafia and its growing cohort of opponents. While the mafia's supporters have used Internet technologies to expand its power, profits, and violence, antimafia citizens employ the same technologies to recreate Italian civil society. The contributors to this volume are experts in diverse fields and offer interdisciplinary studies of antimafia activism and legality in online journalism, Twitter, YouTube, digital storytelling, blogs, music, and photography. These examinations enable readers to understand the grassroots Italian cultural revolution, which makes individuals responsible for promoting justice, freedom, and dignity."--
Baker Berry HV6452.5 .I83 2017
Down city : a daughter's story of love, memory, and murder
Carroll, Leah, author
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017
"Like James Ellroy's, My Dark Places, DOWN CITY is a gripping narrative built of memory and reportage, and Leah Carroll's portrait of Rhode Island is sure to take a place next Mary Karr's portrayal of her childhood in East Texas and David Simon's gritty Baltimore. Leah Carroll's mother, a gifted amateur photographer, was murdered by two drug dealers with Mafia connections when Leah was four years old. Her father, a charming alcoholic who hurtled between depression and mania, was dead by the time she was eighteen. Why did her mother have to die? Why did the man who killed her receive such a light sentence? What darkness did Leah inherit from her parents? Leah was left to put together her own future and, now in her memoir, she explores the mystery of her parents' lives, through interviews, photos, and police records. DOWN CITY is a raw, wrenching memoir of a broken family and an indelible portrait of Rhode Island- a tiny state where the ghosts of mafia kingpins live alongside the feisty, stubborn people working hard just to get by. Heartbreaking, and mesmerizing, it's the story of a resilient young woman's determination to discover the truth about a mother she never knew and the deeply troubled father who raised her-a man who was, Leah writes, "both my greatest champion and biggest obstacle.""--
Baker Berry HV6533.R4 C37 2017
Nujeen : one girl's incredible journey from war-torn Syria in a wheelchair
Mustafa, Nujeen, author
New York, NY : HarperWave, 
Part one: To lose a country. Foreigners in our own land ; The walls of Aleppo ; The girl on TV ; Days of rage ; A city divided ; A war of our own ; Gone with the wind ; Forgive me, Syria -- Part two: The journey. Widen your world ; In search of a people smuggler ; The route of death ; Freedom like a normal person ; Through the beautiful gate ; Hungary, open the door! ; The hardest day ; The sound of music ; Thank you, Mama Merkel -- Part three: A normal life. Foreigners in a foreign land ; A schoolgirl at last ; A scary new year ; A place called home.
Traces the inspiring story of Syrian refugee Nujeen Mustafa, who after being born with cerebral palsy and denied an education because of her disability made a harrowing journey by wheelchair from her war-ravaged home to safety in Germany.
Baker Berry HV640.5.S97 M87 2016
No home in a homeland : Indigenous peoples and homelessness in the Canadian North
Christensen, Julia, 1978-, author
Vancouver ; UBC Press, 
"The Dene, a traditionally nomadic people, have no word for homelessness, a rare condition in the Canadian North prior to the 1990s. Julia Christensen documents the rise of Indigenous homelessness and proposes solutions by interweaving analysis of the region's unique history with personal narratives of homeless men and women in two cities--Yellowknife and Inuvik. What emerges is a larger story of displacement and intergenerational trauma, hope and renewal. Understanding what it means to be homeless in the North and how Indigenous people think about home and homemaking is the first step, Christensen argues, on the path to decolonizing existing approaches and practices."--
Baker Berry HV4509 .C47 2017
Disability in antiquity
edited by Christian Laes
London ; Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Baker Berry HV1552 .D576 2017
Trotskyism in the United States : historical essays and reconsiderations
Breitman, George, author
Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2016
The essays in this volume deal with various aspects of the history of the revolutionary socialist current in United States that came to be identified as "American Trotskyism. " One of the most dynamic currents in the U.S. Left from the late 1920s to the 1980s, deeply committed to working-class democracy and internationalism, it had an intellectual and political impact well beyond the number of its members. The essays offer the most definitive history of that movement to be produced so far, giving a sense of some of its most colorful personalities and outstanding achievements - as well as it serious limitations. This work is an essential starting point, offering an ample bibliography for those who wish to carry out further research. More than this, the authors develop interpretations that confront the meaning of revolutionary politics in the United States, as they relate the efforts of the Trotskyists to the broader developments of the twentieth century.
Baker Berry HX83 .B695 2016
The rhetorical foundations of society
Laclau, Ernesto, 1935-2014
Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2014
The death and resurrection of the theory of ideology -- On the names of God -- Articulation and the limits of metaphor -- The politics of rhetoric -- Antagonism, subjectivity, and politics -- Ethics, normativity, and the heteronomy of the law -- Why constructing a "people" is the main task of radical politics -- An ethics of militant engagement -- Bare life or social indeterminacy?
"The essays collected in this volume develop the theoretical perspective initiated in Laclau and Mouffe's classic "Hegemony and Socialist Strategy", taking it in three principal directions. First, this book explores the specificity of social antagonisms and answers the question "What is an antagonistic relation?"--An issue which has become increasingly crucial in our globalized world, where the proliferation of conflicts and points of rupture is eroding their links to the social subjects postulated by classical social analysis. This leads Laclau to a second line of questioning: What is the ontological terrain that allows us to understand the nature of social relations in our heterogeneous world?" This is a task he addresses with theoretical instruments drawn from analytical philosophy and from the phenomenological and structuralist traditions. Finally, central to the argument of the book is the basic role attributed to rhetorical tropes--metaphor, metonymy, catachresis--in shaping the "non-foundational" grounds of society"--
Baker Berry HX73 .L3324 2014
Economía, filosofía y marxismo en España (1868-1910)
Priesca Balbín, Rafael
Gijón (Asturias) : Ediciones Trea, 2016
Baker Berry HX344 .P64 2016
Marx's associated mode of production : a critique of marxism
Chattopadhyay, Paresh, author
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 
"This book aims to restore Marx's original emanicipatory idea of socialism, conceived as an association of free individuals centered on working people's self-emanicipation after the demise of capitalism. Marxist scholar Paresh Chattopadhyay argues that, Marx's (and Engels') ideas have been deliberately warped with misinterpretation not only by those who resent these ideas but more consequentially by those who have come to power under the banner of Marx, calling themselves communists."--Page  of cover.
Baker Berry HX45 .C43 2016
The idea of communism
edited by Costas Douzinas and Slavoj Žižek
London ; Verso, 2010-
Responding to Alain Badiouʹs "communist hypothesis", the leading political philosophers of the Left convened in London in 2009 to take part in a landmark conference to discuss the perpetual, persistent notion that, in a truly emancipated society, all things should be owned in common. This volume brings together their discussions on the philosophical and political import of the communist idea, highlighting both its continuing significance and the need to reconfigure the concept within a world marked by havoc and crisis. -- vol 1. back cover.
Baker Berry HX13.A3 I34 2010
Scritti : (1910-1926)
Gramsci, Antonio, 1891-1937, author
[Rome] : Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani, -
2. 1917 / a cura di Leonardo Rapone ; con la collaborazione di Maria Luisa Righi e il contributo di Benedetta Garzarelli.
Baker Berry HX289.7.G73 A25 2015
Continuity and rupture : philosophy in the Maoist terrain
Moufawad-Paul, J. 1978- author
Winchester, UK ; Zero Books, 2016
Baker Berry HX73 .M68 2016
「革共同五〇年」私史 : 中核派の内戦戦略=武装闘争路線をめぐって / 尾形史人著
尾形史人, 1950- author
Tōkyō : Shakai Hyōronsha, 2016
Baker Berry Japan HX413.5 .O348 2016
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