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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 ...
    Book 1 - The Corporation Wars
    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

    $9.99 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

  • Social Media and Digital Dissidence in Zimbabwe

    This book proposes a new theorisation when studying cyber dissidents in an African digital sphere. It argues that social media dissidents are a recent development in a long lineage of dissidents in African societies. Using Zimbabwe as a case study, the study locates contemporary dissidents in the same family with other historical dissident figures found in African orature, the Chimurenga wars, ... Read more

    $116.99 USD

  • Resistance and Change in World Politics

    International Dissidence

    series Global Issues
    This edited volume analyses different forms of resistance against international institutions and charts their success or failure in changing the normative orders embodied in these institutions. Non-state groups and specific states alike advocate alternative global politics, at the same time finding themselves demonized as pariahs and outlaws who disturb established systems of governance. However, ... Read more

    $134.99 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

    $67.99 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

    $26.99 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

    $24.99 USD

  • Sacred Surrealism, Dissidence and International Avant-Garde Prose

    series Studies in Surrealism
    Vivienne Brough-Evans proposes a compelling new way of reevaluating aspects of international surrealism by means of the category of divin fou, and consequently deploys theories of sacred ecstasy as developed by the Collège de Sociologie (1937–39) as a critical tool in shedding new light on the literary oeuvre of non-French writers who worked both within and against a surrealist framework.The minor ... Read more

    $48.99 USD

  • The Migration Mobile

    Border Dissidence, Sociotechnical Resistance, and the Construction of Irregularized Migrants

    series Challenging Migration Studies
    The Migration Mobile offers an account of the very different technologies implicated in border crossing and migration management. Borders have been sites of contestations and struggles over who belongs and who does not, who is and is not allowed to move freely in transnational or national spaces. Embedded as they are in the bordering process, policing and security practices produce the ... Read more

    $40.99 USD

  • Freak Performances

    Dissidence in Latin American Theater

    The figure of the freak as perceived by the Western gaze has always been a part of the Latin American imaginary, from the letters that Columbus wrote about his encounters with dog-faced people to Shakespeare's Caliban. The freak acquires greater significance in a globalized, neoliberal world that defines the "abnormal" as one who does not conform mentally, physically, or emotionally and is unable ... Read more

    $21.99 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

    $98.99 USD