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  1. Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Lives

    Edited by Janice L. Ristock

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Queer lives remain at the margins of most academic inquiry into domestic violence. When same-sex violence is considered, it is most commonly as an "added on," without close attention to the specificity and meaning of violence within the lives of lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender/Two-Spirit and...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body

    By Cassandra Jackson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    From early photographs of disfigured slaves to contemporary representations of bullet-riddled rappers, images of wounded black men have long permeated American culture. While scholars have fittingly focused on the ever-present figure of the hypermasculine black male, little consideration has...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Foreign Policies of the European Union and the United States in North Africa

    Diverging or Converging Dynamics?

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta, Vincent Durac

    The war in Iraq seemed to bring to a head underlying differences between the United States and the vast majority of European countries regarding the best means to maintain international peace and stability. The unilateralism of the United States as opposed to the multilateralism of the European...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution

    By Benjamin Shepard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As we play, we step away from stark reality to conjure up new possibilities for the present and our common future. Today, a new cohort of social activists are using it to create social change and reinvent democratic social relations. In contrast to work or routine, play must be free. To the extent...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The State and Indigenous Movements

    By Keri E. Iyall Smith

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Using the comparative historical method, this book looks at the experience of indigenous peoples, specifically the Native Hawaiians, showing how a nation can express culture and citizenship while seeking ways to attain greater sovereignty over territory, culture, and politics....

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The State, Removal and Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Mexico, 1620-2000

    By Claudia Haake

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    This book investigates the forced migration of the Delawares in the United States and the Yaquis in Mexico, focusing primarily on the impact removal from tribal lands had on the (ethnic) identity of these two indigenous societies. It analyzes Native responses to colonial and state policies to...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Parody and Taste in Postwar American Television Culture

    By Ethan Thompson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Television Studies

    In this original study, Thompson explores the complicated relationships between Americans and television during the 1950s, as seen and effected through popular humor. Parody and Taste in Postwar American Television Culture documents how Americans grew accustomed to understanding politics, current...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Indigenous Nations and Modern States

    The Political Emergence of Nations Challenging State Power

    By Rudolph C. Ryser

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Indigenous peoples throughout the world tenaciously defend their lands, cultures, and their lives with resilience and determination. They have done so generation after generation. These are peoples who make up bedrock nations throughout the world in whose territories the United Nations says 80...

    Published January 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

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