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  • The Fat Studies Reader

    Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in PsychologyWinner of the 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women’s Studies from the Popular Culture AssociationWe have all seen the segments on television news shows: A fat person walking on the sidewalk, her face out of frame so she can't be identified, as some disconcerting findings about ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Convergence Culture

    Where Old and New Media Collide

    by Henry Jenkins ...
    Henry Jenkins at Authors@Google (video)Winner of the 2007 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award2007 Choice Outstanding Academic TitleConvergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the power of the consumer interact in unpredictable ways.Henry ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • The Maids Daughter

    Living Inside and Outside the American Dream

    by Mary Romero ...
    At a very young age, Olivia left her family and traditions in Mexico to live with her mother, Carmen, in one of Los Angeles’s most exclusive and nearly all-white gated communities.  Based on over twenty years of research, noted scholar Mary Romero brings Olivia’s remarkable story to life. We watch as she struggles through adolescence, declares her independence and eventually goes off to college ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Video Games Have Always Been Queer

    by Bonnie Ruberg ...
    Book 16 - Postmillennial Pop
    Argues for the queer potential of video gamesWhile popular discussions about queerness in video games often focus on big-name, mainstream games that feature LGBTQ characters, like Mass Effect or Dragon Age, Bonnie Ruberg pushes the concept of queerness in games beyond a matter of representation, exploring how video games can be played, interpreted, and designed queerly, whether or not they include ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • The Sustainability Myth

    Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

    WINNER OF THE 2021 DELMOS JONES AND JAGNA SHARFF MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR THE CRITICAL STUDY OF NORTH AMERICA!Uncovers the hidden costs and contradictions of sustainable policies in an era driven by real estate developmentFrom state-of-the-art parks to rooftop gardens, efforts to transform New York City’s unsightly industrial waterfronts into green, urban oases have received much public attention. In ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Single

    Arguments for the Uncoupled

    by Michael Cobb ...
    Book 45 - Sexual Cultures
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    $33.99 AUD

  • Spreadable Media

    Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture

    Book 15 - Postmillennial Pop
    Spreadable Media maps fundamental changes taking place in our contemporary media environment, a space where corporations no longer tightly control media distribution and many of us are directly involved in the circulation of content. It contrasts “stickiness”—aggregating attention in centralized places—with “spreadability”—dispersing content widely through both formal and informal networks,some ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

    Why the Protests in Ferguson and Baltimore Matter, and How They Changed America

    Understanding the explosive protests over police killings and the legacy of racismFollowing the high-profile deaths of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and twenty-five-year-old Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, both cities erupted in protest over the unjustified homicides of unarmed black males at the hands of police officers. These local tragedies—and the protests ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Pimps Up, Ho's Down

    Hip Hop's Hold on Young Black Women

    2007 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Emily Toth AwardPimps Up, Ho’s Down pulls at the threads of the intricately knotted issues surrounding young black women and hip hop culture. What unravels for Tracy D. Sharpley-Whiting is a new, and problematic, politics of gender. In this fascinating and forceful book, Sharpley-Whiting, a feminist writer who is a member of the hip hop ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • As Long as We Both Shall Love

    The White Wedding in Postwar America

    In As Long as We Both Shall Love, Karen M. Dunak provides a nuanced history of the American wedding and its celebrants. Blending an analysis of film, fiction, advertising, and prescriptive literature with personal views from letters, diaries, essays, and oral histories, Dunak demonstrates the ways in which the modern wedding epitomizes a diverse and consumerist culture and aims to reveal an ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • Polluted Promises

    Environmental Racism and the Search for Justice in a Southern Town

    Association for Humanist Sociology 2007 Book Award co-winnerJulian Steward Award 2006 Runner-UpOne community's fight against industrial contamination and environmental racismOver the past two decades, environmental racism has become the rallying cry for many communities as they discover the contaminations of toxic chemicals and industrial waste in their own backyards.Living next door to factories ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • Consorts of the Caliphs

    Women and the Court of Baghdad

    Book 13 - Library of Arabic Literature
    Accounts of remarkable women at the world's most powerful courtConsorts of the Caliphs is a seventh/thirteenth-century compilation of anecdotes about thirty-eight women who were consorts to those in power, most of them concubines of the early Abbasid caliphs and wives of latter-day caliphs and sultans. This slim but illuminating volume is one of the few surviving texts by the prolific Baghdadi ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD