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  • Dissidence

    The Rise of Chinese Contemporary Art in the West

    by Marie Leduc ...
    How the valorization of artistic and political dissidence has contributed to the rise of Chinese contemporary art in the West.Interest in Chinese contemporary art increased dramatically in the West shortly after the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. Sparked by political sympathy and the mediatized response to the event, Western curators, critics, and art historians were quick to view the new art as ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • The Corporation Wars: Dissidence

    by Ken MacLeod ...
    series The Corporation Wars #1
    From Arthur C. Clarke Award-nominated author Ken MacLeod, an action-packed space opera told against a backdrop of interstellar drone warfare, virtual reality, and an A.I. revolution.Carlos is dead.A soldier who died for his ideals a thousand years ago, he's been reincarnated and conscripted to fight an A.I. revolution in deep space. And he's not sure he's fighting for the right side.Seba is alive ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Full Dissidence

    Notes from an Uneven Playing Field

    by Howard Bryant ...
    A bold and impassioned meditation on injustice in our country that punctures the illusion of a postracial America and reveals it as a place where authoritarianism looms large.Whether the issues are protest, labor, patriotism, or class division, it is clear that professional sports are no longer simply fun and games. Rather, the industry is a hotbed of fractures and inequities that reflect and even ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Cyberactivism and Citizen Journalism in Egypt

    Digital Dissidence and Political Change

    series Information Technology and Global Governance
    This compelling book explores how Egyptian bloggers used citizen journalism and cyberactivism to chip away at the state’s monopoly on information and recalibrate the power dynamics between an authoritarian regime and its citizens. When the Arab uprisings broke out in early 2011 and ousted entrenched leaders across the region, social media and the Internet were widely credited with playing a role, ... Read more

    $98.09 USD

  • Ofrenda

    Liliana Wilson's Art of Dissidence and Dreams

    series Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series #17
    Liliana Wilson’s art of resistance and protest, dissidence and dreams, consistently calls attention to injustice.Wilson belongs to a group of Chilean artists who were intimately shaped by the political turmoil and repression in Chile in the 1970s and 1980s and who have become self-exiled artists working outside of Chile but who are still tied to the political period and to its issues and concerns ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Agonistic Mourning

    Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

    series Incitements
    Drawing on a range of philosophical, anthropological and political theories, Athena Athanasiou offers a new way of thinking about agonistic performativity with its critical connections to national and gender politics and alongside the political intricacies of affectivity, courage and justice. Through an ethnographic account of the urban feminist and antinationalist movement Women in Black of ... Read more

    $26.49 USD

  • Dissidence and Literature Under Nero

    The Price of Rhetoricization

    by Vasily Rudich ...
    This work inquires into the impact of dissident sensibilities on the writings of the major Neronian authors. It offers a detailed and innovative analysis of essays, poetry and fiction written by Seneca, Lucan and Petronius, and illuminates their psychological and moral anguish.The study is intended as a companion volume to Vasily Rudich's earlier work Political Dissidence under Nero: The Price of ... Read more

    $56.69 USD

  • Sex, Dissidence and Damnation

    Minority Groups in the Middle Ages

    For the authorities in medieval Europe, dissent struck at the roots of an ordered, settled world. It was to be crushed - initially by reason and argument, eventually by torture. Jeffrey Richards examines the wretched lives of heretics, witches, Jews, lepers and homosexuals and uncovers a common motive for their persecution: sexual aberrance. ... Read more

    $47.69 USD

  • Queering the Chilean Way

    Cultures of Exceptionalism and Sexual Dissidence, 1965–2015

    by Carl Fischer ...
    series New Directions in Latino American Cultures
    This book examines and critiques the fact that Chile’s claims to economic exceptionalism have been embodied, often quite aggressively, in a heterosexual, and primarily male, ideal. Despite the many shifts Chilean economics and politics have undergone over the past fifty years, the country’s view of itself as a “model” in contrast to other Latin American countries has remained constant. By ... Read more

    $67.49 USD

  • Civil Disobedience

    An Encyclopedic History of Dissidence in the United States

    Throughout American history, people with strong beliefs that ran counter to society's rules and laws have used civil disobedience to advance their causes. From the Boston Tea Party in 1773, to the Pullman Strike in 1894, to the draft card burnings and sit-ins of more recent times, civil disobedience has been a powerful force for effecting change in American society.This comprehensive A-Z ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • Acting Queer

    Gender Dissidence and the Subversion of Realism

    This book is situated at the intersection of queer/gender studies and theories of acting pedagogy and performance. It explores the social and cultural matrix in which matters of gender are negotiated, including that of post-secondary theatre and drama education. It identifies the predicament of gender dissident actors who must contend with the widespread enforcement of realist paradigms within the ... Read more

    $98.09 USD $71.99 USD

  • Sexual Dissidence

    Why is homosexuality socially marginal yet symbolically central? Why, in other words, is it so strangely integral to the very societies which obsessively denounce it, and why is it history - history rather than human nature - which has produced this paradoxical position? These are just some of the questions explored in this wide-ranging study of sexual dissidence which returns to the early modern ... Read more

    $35.99 USD $22.79 USD