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Expelling Hope
Expelling Hope (July 2008)
The Assault on Youth and the Militarization of Schooling
Christopher G. Robbins - Author

2008 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Demonstrates the many devastating and interrelated threats that punitive policies like “zero tolerance” pose to youth, schooling, and democracy.

Expelling Hope raises critical questions about the effects of punitive policies, particularly “zero tolerance,” and repressive social relationships on youth (of color) and public scho...(Read More)
 
 
Queer Youth Cultures
Queer Youth Cultures (March 2008)
Susan Driver - Editor

Essays explore the contemporary contexts, activism, and cultural productions of queer youth and their communities.

Engaging a wide range of cultural practices, including zine-making, drag performance, online chatting, music, gay porn, and organizing resistance, the essays in Susan Driver’s Queer Youth Cultures explore the creative, political, energetic, and artistic worlds of contemporary queer ...(Read More)

 
 
Black Studies as Human Studies
Black Studies as Human Studies (November 2004)
Critical Essays and Interviews
Joyce A. Joyce - Author

Explores the interdisciplinary dimensions of black studies.

In Black Studies as Human Studies, Joyce A. Joyce brings black studies back to its beginning, demonstrating that the humanities lie at the intellectual and pedagogical center of black studies. She proposes that by agreeing on a core set of values and looking at the works of black writers from historical and contemporary periods, these values are manife...(Read More)
 
 
Punk Productions
Punk Productions (July 2004)
Unfinished Business
Stacy Thompson - Author

A history and social psychology of punk music.

Stacy Thompson's Punk Productions offers a concise history of punk music and combines concepts from Marxism to psychoanalysis to identify the shared desires that punk expresses through its material productions and social relations. Thompson explores all of the major punk scenes in detail, from the early days in New York and England, through California Hardcore and ...(Read More)
 
 
Intellectuals at a Crossroads
Intellectuals at a Crossroads (August 2003)
The Changing Politics of China's Knowledge Workers
Zhidong Hao - Author

A survey of contemporary Chinese intellectuals.

Zhidong Hao’s fascinating book, Intellectuals at a Crossroads, examines groups of contemporary Chinese intellectuals, their successes, failures, identity contradictions, and ethical dilemmas. Three categories of intellectuals are studied: organic intellectuals who serve specific interests, from government and business to working class movements; critical intell...(Read More)
 
 
Working through Whiteness
Working through Whiteness (April 2002)
International Perspectives
Cynthia Levine-Rasky - Editor

Embraces the leading edge in critical race theory.

What is whiteness? What is gained by claiming it as a critical perspective in anti-racism work? How do whiteness studies both redeem and assert the white subject? Working through Whitenes explores these questions through essays by Canadian, American, British, and Australian scholars, reflecting the broad array of academic inquiry into whiteness in the areas of law, ethic...(Read More)
 
 
Whiteness Just Isn't What It Used To Be
Whiteness Just Isn't What It Used To Be (August 2001)
White Identity in a Changing South Africa
Melissa Steyn - Author

Winner of the 2002 Outstanding Book Award, National Communication Association, International and Intercultural Communication Division

Narratively explores how the changes in South Africa's social and political structure are changing the white population's identity and sense of self.

The election of 1994, which heralded the demise of Apartheid as a legally enforced institutionalization of &qu...(Read More)

 
 
Words in the Wilderness
Words in the Wilderness (January 2000)
Critical Literacy in the Borderlands
Stephen Gilbert Brown - Author
Gary A. Olson - Foreword by

2001 W. Ross Winterowd Award, Best book in composition theory presented by JAC and the Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition
Blends vivid personal accounts and sophisticated theoretical analysis to make a compelling book about one teacher's experience teaching on an Athabascan Indian Reservation in Alaska.
Using the author's intensely personal, reflective, provocative account of his time teaching on an Athabascan ...(Read More)
 
 
Performing Pedagogy
Performing Pedagogy (September 1999)
Toward an Art of Politics
Charles R. Garoian - Author

Performing Pedagogy examines the theory and practice of performance art as an art of politics. It discusses the different ways in which performance artists use memory and cultural history to critique dominant cultural assumptions, to construct identity, and to attain political agency. In doing so, Garoian argues, performance artists like Rachel Rosenthal, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Robbie McCauley, Suzanne Lacy, and the performance art collective ...(Read More)
 
 
Drifting on a Read
Drifting on a Read (February 1999)
Jazz as a Model for Writing
Michael Jarrett - Author

For almost a century, writers such as Ralph Ellison, Michael Ondaatje, and Ishmael Reed have expressed an affinity for jazz, hearing the music as a model for writing. Jarrett examines their work and the work of others who have brought jazz into language, pushing "interpretation" into the realm of "invention."

For almost a century, writers such as Ralph Ellison, Michael Ondaatje, and Ishmael Reed have expressed an affini...(Read More)
 
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