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Against Ecological SovereigntyEthics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Mick Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670284
eISBN:
9781452947136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670284.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book presents a passionate defense of radical ecology that speaks directly to current debates concerning the nature, and dangers, of sovereign power. Engaging the work of Bataille, Arendt, ... More

Bargaining For Women'S RightsActivism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Alice J. Kang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Bargaining for Women’s Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy asks why a Muslim-majority democracy, the Republic of Niger, adopted some gender equality reforms and rejected others. It ... More

Border Walls Gone GreenNature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

John Hultgren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In contemporary politics, nature is generally assumed to be a commitment of the political left and restrictionism a commitment of the right. The reality, however, is significantly more complicated: ... More

The Capacity ContractIntellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship

The Capacity Contract: Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship

Stacy Clifford Simplican

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693979
eISBN:
9781452950839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693979.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first sustained examination of disability through the lens of political theory, The Capacity Contract shows how the exclusion of disabled people has shaped democratic politics. Stacy Clifford ... More

Corporate SovereigntyLaw and Government under Capitalism

Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Joshua Barkan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Catastrophes such as refinery explosions, accounting scandals, and bank meltdowns might rightfully be blamed on corporations. In response, advocates have suggested reforms ranging from increased ... More

Counting SpeciesBiodiversity in Global Environmental Politics

Counting Species: Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics

Rafi Youatt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694112
eISBN:
9781452950617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Three decades of biodiversity governance have largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss. Yet that governance has resulted in undeniably important political ... More

The Deadly Life of LogisticsMapping Violence in Global Trade

The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Deborah Cowen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book investigates the world of logistics, tracing its movement over the last 60 years from the battlefield to the boardroom, and back again. With a focus on chokepoints - national borders, zones ... More

Desis DividedThe Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Sangay K. Mishra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The book is an analysis of political inclusion and mobilization of South Asian immigrants- focused primarily on Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi communities- in the United States. It situates their ... More

Does Local Government Matter?How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement

Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement

Elaine B. Sharp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677085
eISBN:
9781452947976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677085.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Until recently, policy evaluation has mostly meant assessing whether government programs raise reading levels, decrease teen pregnancy rates, improve air quality levels, lower drunk-driving rates, or ... More

Everyday EnvironmentalismCreating an Urban Political Ecology

Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology

Alex Loftus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665716
eISBN:
9781452946849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book develops a conversation between Marxist theories of everyday life and recent work in urban political ecology, arguing for a philosophy of praxis in relation to the politics of urban ... More

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