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Living a Feminist Life

Ahmed, Sara.
(2017)  | 9780822363194 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated fromeveryday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and atwork. Building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship in particular, Ahmedoffers a poetic and personal meditation on how feminists become...

Orgasmology

(2012)  | 9780822353911 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 280pp
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For all its vaunted attention to sexuality, queer theory has had relativelylittle to say about sex, the material and psychic practices through which eroticgratification is sought. In Orgasmology, Annamarie Jagose takes orgasm as herqueer scholarly object. From simultaneous to fake orgasms, from medical...

Human Rights and the Care of the Self

(2018)  | 9780822371311 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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When we think of human rights we assume that they are meant to protect peoplefrom serious social, legal, and political abuses and to advance global justice.In Human Rights and the Care of the Self Alexandre Lefebvre turns thisassumption on its head, showing how the value of human rights also lies...

Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others

Ahmed, Sara.
(2006)  | 9780822339144 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 25/9/2019
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In this groundbreaking work, Sara Ahmed demonstrates how queer studies can putphenomenology to productive use. Focusing on the “orientation” aspect of“sexual orientation” and the “orient” in “orientalism,”Ahmed examines what it means for bodies to be situated in space...

Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene

(2016)  | 9780822362241 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In the midst of spiraling ecological devastation, multispecies feminist theoristDonna J. Haraway offers provocative new ways to reconfigure our relations to theearth and all its inhabitants. She eschews referring to our current epoch as theAnthropocene, preferring to conceptualize it as what she calls...

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Vital Decomposition: Soil Practitioners and Life Politics

Lyons, Kristina M.
(2020)  | 9781478008163 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In Colombia, decades of social and armed conflict and the U.S.-led War on Drugshave created a seemingly untenable situation for scientists and ruralcommunities as they attempt to care for forests and grow non-illicit crops. InVital Decomposition Kristina M. Lyons presents an ethnography of human-soilrelations....

Vital Decomposition: Soil Practitioners and Life Politics

Lyons, Kristina M.
(2020)  | 9781478007692 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In Colombia, decades of social and armed conflict and the U.S.-led War on Drugshave created a seemingly untenable situation for scientists and ruralcommunities as they attempt to care for forests and grow non-illicit crops. InVital Decomposition Kristina M. Lyons presents an ethnography of human-soilrelations....

Technocrats of the Imagination: Art, Technology, and the Military-Industrial Avant-Garde

Beck, John. Bishop, Ryan.
(2020)  | 9781478006602 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In Technocrats of the Imagination John Beck and Ryan Bishop explore thecollaborations between the American avant-garde art world and themilitary-industrial complex during the 1960s, in which artists worked withscientists and engineers in universities, private labs, and museums. Forartists, designers,...

The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties

Zolov, Eric.
(2020)  | 9781478005438 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 432pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In The Last Good Neighbor Eric Zolov presents a revisionist account of Mexicandomestic politics and international relations during the long 1960s, tracing howMexico emerged from the shadow of FDR's Good Neighbor policy to become ageopolitical player in its own right during the Cold War. Zolov shows...

Parenting Empires: Class, Whiteness, and the Moral Economy of Privilege in Latin America

Ramos-Zayas, Ana Yolanda.
(2020)  | 9781478008217 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In Parenting Empires Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas focuses on the parenting practices ofLatin American urban elites to analyze how everyday experiences of whiteness,privilege, and inequality reinforce national and hemispheric idioms ofanti-corruption and austerity. Ramos-Zayas shows that, for upper-class residentsin...

A Democratic Enlightenment: The Reconciliation Image, Aesthetic Education, Possible Politics

Schoolman, Morton.
(2020)  | 9781478007654 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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In A Democratic Enlightenment Morton Schoolman proposes aesthetic educationthrough film as a way to redress the political violence inflicted on differencethat society constructs as its racialized, gendered, Semitic, and sexualizedother. Drawing on Voltaire, Diderot, and Schiller, Schoolman reconstructs...

A Democratic Enlightenment: The Reconciliation Image, Aesthetic Education, Possible Politics

Schoolman, Morton.
(2020)  | 9781478008033 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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Coming in April 2020
In A Democratic Enlightenment Morton Schoolman proposes aesthetic educationthrough film as a way to redress the political violence inflicted on differencethat society constructs as its racialized, gendered, Semitic, and sexualizedother. Drawing on Voltaire, Diderot, and Schiller, Schoolman reconstructs...

A People's History of Detroit

Conklin, Philip. Jay, Mark.
(2020)  | 9781478007883 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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Recent bouts of gentrification and investment in Detroit have led some to callit the greatest turnaround story in American history. Meanwhile, activists pointto the city's cuts to public services, water shutoffs, mass foreclosures, andviolent police raids. In A People's History of Detroit, Mark Jay...

Playing for Keeps: Improvisation in the Aftermath

Fischlin, Daniel. Porter, Eric.
(2020)  | 9781478008149 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
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The contributors to Playing for Keeps examine the ways in which musicalimprovisation can serve as a method for negotiating violence, trauma, systemicinequality, and the aftermaths of war and colonialism. Outlining the relation ofimprovisatory practices to local and global power structures, they show...

Playing for Keeps: Improvisation in the Aftermath

Fischlin, Daniel. Porter, Eric.
(2020)  | 9781478006800 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 14/12/2019
AUD 193.95 (inc. GST), AUD 176.32 (ex. GST),
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The contributors to Playing for Keeps examine the ways in which musicalimprovisation can serve as a method for negotiating violence, trauma, systemicinequality, and the aftermaths of war and colonialism. Outlining the relation ofimprovisatory practices to local and global power structures, they show...

 

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