Global Coloniality of Power in Guatemala by Egla Martínez Salazar

Global Coloniality of Power in Guatemala
  • Title : Global Coloniality of Power in Guatemala
  • Author : Egla Martínez Salazar
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • ISBN Code : 0739141244
  • Pages : 296
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The dynamics of coloniality of power in guatemala as expressed in the racialized, classed and gendered genocide, citizenship and in peoples’ resistance.


Journal of Anthropological Research by N.A

Journal of Anthropological Research
  • Title : Journal of Anthropological Research
  • Author : N.A
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Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds by Samuel Totten

Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds
  • Title : Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds
  • Author : Samuel Totten
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • ISBN Code : 1442635258
  • Pages : 512
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  • Language : English
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Government officials were reasonable or unreasonable; moral, amoral or immoral; right or wrong; and/or legal or criminal. In his Introduction, Totten offers a critical assessment of the US Foreign Policy as it pertains to genocide and crimes against humanity, and discusses the differences between those two terms--a subject that generates great debate among scholars. In the following chapters, each author presents a detailed analysis of a particular case of crimes against humanity or genocide by a foreign government against its own citizens, and discusses why and how United States Government was complicit by aiding and/or remaining silent. What makes the collection unique--and chilling--is the inclusion of actual declassified documents generated by the U.S. Government at the time. Such documents include memoranda, telegrams, letters, talking points, cables, reports, discussion papers, and situation reports. .


Gaga Feminism by J. Jack Halberstam

Gaga Feminism
  • Title : Gaga Feminism
  • Author : J. Jack Halberstam
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • ISBN Code : 0807010995
  • Pages : 192
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  • Language : English
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A roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty-first century, using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new kind of feminism Why are so many women single, so many men resisting marriage, and so many gays and lesbians having babies? In Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal, J. Jack Halberstam answers these questions while attempting to make sense of the tectonic cultural shifts that have transformed gender and sexual politics in the last few decades. This colorful landscape is populated by symbols and phenomena as varied as pregnant men, late-life lesbians, SpongeBob SquarePants, and queer families. So how do we understand the dissonance between these real lived experiences and the heteronormative narratives that dominate popular media? We can embrace the chaos! With equal parts edge and wit, Halberstam reveals how these symbolic ruptures open a critical space to embrace new ways of conceptualizing sex, love, and marriage. Using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new era, Halberstam deftly unpacks what the pop superstar symbolizes, to whom and why. The result is a provocative manifesto of creative mayhem, a roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty-first century, that holds Lady Gaga as an exemplar of a new kind of feminism that privileges gender and sexual fluidity. Part handbook, part guidebook, and part sex manual, Gaga Feminism is the first book to take seriously the collapse of heterosexuality and find signposts in the wreckage to a new and different way of doing sex and gender.


Citizenship Law in Africa by Bronwen Manby

Citizenship Law in Africa
  • Title : Citizenship Law in Africa
  • Author : Bronwen Manby
  • Publisher : African Minds
  • ISBN Code : 1936133296
  • Pages : 122
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Few African countries provide for an explicit right to a nationality. Laws and practices governing citizenship leave hundreds of thousands of people in Africa without a country to which they belong. Statelessness and discriminatory citizenship practices underlie and exacerbate tensions in many regions of the continent, according to this report by the Open Society Institute. Citizenship Law in Africa is a comparative study by the Open Society Justice Initiative and Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project. It describes the often arbitrary, discriminatory, and contradictory citizenship laws that exist from state to state, and recommends ways that African countries can bring their citizenship laws in line with international legal norms. The report covers topics such as citizenship by descent, citizenship by naturalization, gender discrimination in citizenship law, dual citizenship, and the right to identity documents and passports. It describes how stateless Africans are systematically exposed to human rights abuses: they can neither vote nor stand for public office; they cannot enroll their children in school, travel freely, or own property; they cannot work for the government.--Publisher description.


Global Raciality by Paola Bacchetta,Sunaina Maira,Howard Winant

Global Raciality
  • Title : Global Raciality
  • Author : Paola Bacchetta,Sunaina Maira,Howard Winant
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 9781138346789
  • Pages : 234
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  • Language : English
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Global Raciality expands our understanding of race, space, and place by exploring forms of racism and anti-racist resistance worldwide. Contributors address neoliberalism; settler colonialism; race, class, and gender intersectionality; immigrant rights; Islamophobia; and homonationalism; and investigate the dynamic forces propelling anti-racist solidarity and resistance cultures. Midway through the Trump years and with a rise in nativism fervor across the globe, this expanded approach captures the creativity and variety found in the fight against racism we see the world over. Chapters focus on both the immersive global trajectories of race and racism, and the international variation in contemporary configurations of racialized experience. Race, class, and gender identities may not only be distinctive, they can extend across borders, continents, and oceans with remarkable demonstrations of solidarity happening all over the world. Palestinians, Black Panthers, Dalit, Native Americans, and Indian feminists among others meet and interact in this context. Intersections between race and such forms of power as colonialism and empire, capitalism, gender, sexuality, religion, and class are examined and compared across different national and global contexts. It is in this robust and comparative analytical approach that Global Raciality reframes conventional studies on postcolonial regimes and racial identities and expression.


That the World May Know by James Dawes

That the World May Know
  • Title : That the World May Know
  • Author : James Dawes
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0674030273
  • Pages : 304
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  • Language : English
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What can we do to prevent more atrocities from happening in the future, and to stop the ones that are happening right now? That the World May Know tells the powerful and moving story of the successes and failures of the modern human rights movement. Drawing on firsthand accounts from fieldworkers around the world, the book gives a painfully clear picture of the human cost of confronting inhumanity in our day.


From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green

From Poverty to Power
  • Title : From Poverty to Power
  • Author : Duncan Green
  • Publisher : Oxfam
  • ISBN Code : 0855985933
  • Pages : 522
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  • Language : English
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Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions. This title features research, human stories, statistics, and compelling arguments. It discusses about the world we live in and how we can make it a better place.


Abstracts of the Annual Meeting by American Anthropological Association

Abstracts of the Annual Meeting
  • Title : Abstracts of the Annual Meeting
  • Author : American Anthropological Association
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Nation-building as Necessary Effort in Fragile States by René Grotenhuis

Nation-building as Necessary Effort in Fragile States
  • Title : Nation-building as Necessary Effort in Fragile States
  • Author : René Grotenhuis
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  • ISBN Code : 9789462982192
  • Pages : 200
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  • Language : English
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Policies intended to bring stability to fragile states tend to focus almost exclusively on building institutions and systems to get governance right. Simply building the state is often seen as sufficient for making it stable and legitimate. But policies like these, Ren� Grotenhuis shows in this book, ignore the question of what makes people belong to a nation-state, arguing that issues of identity, culture, and religion are crucial to creating the sense of belonging and social cohesion that a stable nation-state requires.


Appalachian Journal by N.A

Appalachian Journal
  • Title : Appalachian Journal
  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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A regional studies review.


Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality by Joel Spring

Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality
  • Title : Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality
  • Author : Joel Spring
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1317312848
  • Pages : 174
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Joel Spring’s history of school polices imposed on dominated groups in the United States examines the concept of deculturalization—the use of schools to strip away family languages and cultures and replace them with those of the dominant group. The focus is on the education of dominated groups forced to become citizens in territories conquered by the U.S., including Native Americans, Enslaved Africans, Chinese, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Hawaiians. In 7 concise, thought-provoking chapters, this analysis and documentation of how education is used to change or eliminate linguistic and cultural traditions in the U.S. looks at the educational, legal, and social construction of race and racism in the United States, emphasizing the various meanings of "equality" that have existed from colonial America to the present. Providing a broader perspective for understanding the denial of cultural and linguistic rights in the United States, issues of language, culture, and deculturalization are placed in a global context. The major change in the 8th Edition is a new chapter, "Global Corporate Culture and Separate But Equal," describing how current efforts at deculturalization involve replacing family and personal cultures with a corporate culture to increase worker efficiency. Substantive updates and revisions are made throughout all other chapters


No Escape from Discrimination by N.A

No Escape from Discrimination
  • Title : No Escape from Discrimination
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9781907919947
  • Pages : 44
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"The world is currently going through an unprecedented era of migration, with tens of milliions of people moving to new cities, countries and continents every year. But though the decision to move can be driven by the search for opportunities and a better life, in many cases violence, persecution and other human rights abuses are the primary cause of migration. This is especially the case for minorities and indigenous peoples, who in the context of widespread discrimination can face a distinct experience of migration where their own agency is severely curtailed - one often characterized by further discrimination as entrenched patterns of exclusion are replicated elsewhere. This report ... focuses specifically on the situation of minorities and indigenous peoples subjected to this form of forced migration, including its causes, impacts and potential solutions."--Back cover.


Human Rights and Comparative Foreign Policy by David P. Forsythe

Human Rights and Comparative Foreign Policy
  • Title : Human Rights and Comparative Foreign Policy
  • Author : David P. Forsythe
  • Publisher : Manas Publications
  • ISBN Code : 9788170492955
  • Pages : 290
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  • Language : English
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Human Rights And Comparative Foreign Policy Is The First Book In English To Examine The Place Of Human Rights In The Foreign Policies Of A Wide Range Of States During Contemporary Times. The Book Is Also Unique In Utilizing A Common Framework Of Analysis For All 10 Of The Country Or Regional Studies Covered. This Framework Treats Foreign Policy As The Result Of A Two -Level Game In Which Both Domestic And Foreign Factors Have To Be Considered. Leading Experts From Around The World Analyze Both Liberal Democratic And Other Foreign Policies On Human Rights. A General Introduction And A Systematic Conclusion Add To The Coherence Of The Project. The Authors Note The Increasing Attention Given To Human Rights Issues In Contemporary Foreign Policy. At The Same Time, They Argue That Most States, Including Liberal Democratic States That Identify With Human Rights, Are Reluctant Most Of The Time To Elevate Human Rights Concerns To A Level Equal To That Of Traditional Security And Economic Concerns. When States Do Seek To Integrate Human Rights With These And Other Concerns, The Result Is Usually Great Inconsistency In Patterns Of Foreign Policy. The Book Further Argues That Different States Bring Different Emphases To Their Human Rights Diplomacy, Because Of Such Factors As National Political Culture And Perceived National Interests. In The Last Analysis States Can Be Compared Along Two Dimensions Pertaining To Human Rights: Extent To Which They Are Oriented Toward An International Rather Than National Conception Of Rights; And Extent To Which They Are Oriented Toward International Rather Than National Action To Protect Human Rights.


Layers of Blackness by Deborah Gabriel

Layers of Blackness
  • Title : Layers of Blackness
  • Author : Deborah Gabriel
  • Publisher : Imani Media Ltd
  • ISBN Code : 0955721008
  • Pages : 145
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  • Language : English
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This is the first book by an author in the UK to take an in-depth look at colourism - the process of discrimination based on skin tone among members of the same ethnic group, whereby lighter skin is more valued than darker complexions. The African Diaspora in Britain is examined as part of a global black community with shared experiences of slavery, colonization and neo-colonialism. The author traces the evolution of colourism within African descendant communities in the USA, Jamaica, Latin America and the UK from a historical and political perspective and examines its present impact on the global African Diaspora. This book is essential reading for educators and students and will appeal to anyone with an interest in the subject of race and identity who wants to understand why colourism - a psychological legacy of slavery still impacts people of African descent in the Diaspora today.


Feminisms Matter by Victoria L. Bromley

Feminisms Matter
  • Title : Feminisms Matter
  • Author : Victoria L. Bromley
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • ISBN Code : 1442605006
  • Pages : 256
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  • Language : English
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Feminisms Matter confronts the major reasons people offer for not being feminists by breaking apart stereotypes of feminists, unraveling myths about women's history, and challenging assumptions about feminists and feminisms.


The Darker Side of Western Modernity by Walter Mignolo

The Darker Side of Western Modernity
  • Title : The Darker Side of Western Modernity
  • Author : Walter Mignolo
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0822350785
  • Pages : 408
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  • Language : English
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DIVA new and more concrete understanding of the inseparability of colonialism and modernity that also explores how the rhetoric of modernity disguises the logic of coloniality and how this rhetoric has been instrumental in establishing capitalism as the econ/div


Unsettling the Settler Within by Paulette Regan

Unsettling the Settler Within
  • Title : Unsettling the Settler Within
  • Author : Paulette Regan
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • ISBN Code : 0774859644
  • Pages : 316
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In 2008, Canada established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that created Canada's notorious residential school system. Unsettling the Settler Within argues that non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own process of decolonization in order to truly participate in the transformative possibilities of reconciliation. Settlers must relinquish the persistent myth of themselves as peacemakers and acknowledge the destructive legacy of a society that has stubbornly ignored and devalued Indigenous experience. A compassionate call to action, this powerful book offers a new and hopeful path toward healing the wounds of the past.


Memory of Silence by D. Rothenberg

Memory of Silence
  • Title : Memory of Silence
  • Author : D. Rothenberg
  • Publisher : Springer
  • ISBN Code : 1137011149
  • Pages : 278
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This edited, one-volume version presents the first ever English translation of the report of The Guatemalan Commission for Historical Clarification (CEH), a truth commission that exposed the details of 'la violenca,' during which hundreds of massacres were committed in a scorched-earth campaign that displaced approximately one million people.


Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr by Mary E. King,Mary King,UNESCO Staff,Unesco

Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr
  • Title : Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr
  • Author : Mary E. King,Mary King,UNESCO Staff,Unesco
  • Publisher : UNESCO
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 529
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Gandhi's wisdom and strategies have been employed by many popular movements. Martin Luther King Jr. adopted them and changed the course of history of the United States. This book reviews major twentieth-century nonviolent theorists and their struggles.


Male Roles, Masculinities and Violence by Expert Group Meeting on Male Roles and M

Male Roles, Masculinities and Violence
  • Title : Male Roles, Masculinities and Violence
  • Author : Expert Group Meeting on Male Roles and M
  • Publisher : UNESCO
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 288
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This book is based on an expert group meeting entitled 'Male Roles and Masculinities in the Perspective of a Culture of Peace', which was organised by UNESCO in Oslo, Norway in 1997, the first international discussion of the connections between men and masculinity and peace and war. The group consisted of researchers, activists, policy makers and administrators and the aim of the meeting was to formulate practical suggestions for change. Chapters in the book consist of both regional case studies and social science research on the connections of traditional masculinity and patriarchy to violence and peace building. The Culture of Peace initiatives in this book show how violence is ineffective, and the book contests the views in the socialisation of boy-children that aggressiveness, violence and force are an acceptable means of expression.


Economic Liberalization and Political Violence by Francisco Gutiérrez

Economic Liberalization and Political Violence
  • Title : Economic Liberalization and Political Violence
  • Author : Francisco Gutiérrez
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • ISBN Code : 0745330630
  • Pages : 355
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A study of workers struggles against management regimes in Britain's car industry from the Second World War to the late 1980s.


New Tactics in Human Rights by Tricia Cornell,Center for Victims of Torture,Kate Kelsch,Nicole Palasz

New Tactics in Human Rights
  • Title : New Tactics in Human Rights
  • Author : Tricia Cornell,Center for Victims of Torture,Kate Kelsch,Nicole Palasz
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9780975978900
  • Pages : 191
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  • Language : English
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This 200-page book includes 100 inspiring stories from around the world that focus on HOW innovative practitioners are advancing human rights. Learn how:?Peace Brigades International protects endangered human rights activists using unarmed volunteer ?body guards?;?30 million people in Turkey were inspired to participate in a massive campaign against government corruption;?The Documentation Center of Cambodia promotes healing for genocide survivors by tracing the fates of disappeared loved ones; and?Nigdy Wiecej in Poland has created a network of volunteer correspondents to document incidents of neo-fascist violence around the country.In addition to these case studies, the book also includes an introduction to tactical and strategic thinking for human rights practitioners and a series of practical worksheets to help organizations determine which tactics and strategies will work best for them.


A Recognition of Being by Kim Anderson

A Recognition of Being
  • Title : A Recognition of Being
  • Author : Kim Anderson
  • Publisher : Canadian Scholars’ Press
  • ISBN Code : 0889615799
  • Pages : 330
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Over 15 years ago, Kim Anderson set out to explore how Indigenous womanhood had been constructed and reconstructed in Canada, weaving her own journey as a Cree/Métis woman with the insights, knowledge, and stories of the forty Indigenous women she interviewed. The result was A Recognition of Being, a powerful work that identified both the painful legacy of colonialism and the vital potential of self-definition. In this second edition, Anderson revisits her groundbreaking text to include recent literature on Indigenous feminism and two-spirited theory and to document the efforts of Indigenous women to resist heteropatriarchy. Beginning with a look at the positions of women in traditional Indigenous societies and their status after colonization, this text shows how Indigenous women have since resisted imposed roles, reclaimed their traditions, and reconstructed a powerful Native womanhood. Featuring a new foreword by Maria Campbell and an updated closing dialogue with Bonita Lawrence, this revised edition will be a vital text for courses in women and gender studies and Indigenous studies as well as an important resource for anyone committed to the process of decolonization.


How Change Happens by Duncan Green

How Change Happens
  • Title : How Change Happens
  • Author : Duncan Green
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0198785399
  • Pages : 192
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Human society is full of would-be "change agents," a restless mix of campaigners, lobbyists, and officials, both individuals and organizations, set on transforming the world. They want to improve public services, reform laws and regulations, guarantee human rights, get a fairer deal for those on the sharp end, achieve greater recognition for any number of issues, or simply be treated with respect. Striking then, why so many universities lack programs for social activists, to which students can turn for advice and inspiration. Instead, scholarly discussions of change are fragmented with few conversations crossing disciplinary boundaries, rarely making it onto the radar of those actively seeking change. This book bridges the gap between academia and practice, bringing together the best research from a range of academic disciplines and the evolving practical understanding of activists to explore the topic of social and political change. Drawing on many first-hand examples from the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice NGOs, as well as the author's insights from studying and working on international development, it tests ideas on how change happens and offers the latest thinking on what works to achieve progressive change.


The Security-development Nexus by Lars Buur,Steffen Jensen,Finn Stepputat

The Security-development Nexus
  • Title : The Security-development Nexus
  • Author : Lars Buur,Steffen Jensen,Finn Stepputat
  • Publisher : HSRC Press
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 284
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The link between security and development has been rediscovered after 9/11 by a broad range of scholars. Focusing on Southern Africa, the Security-Development Nexus shows that the much debated linkage is by no means a recent invention. Rather, the security/development linkage has been an important element of the state policies of colonial as well as post-colonial regimes during the Cold War, and it seems to be prospering in new configurations under the present wave of democratic transitions. Contributors focus on a variety of contexts from South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia, to Zimbabwe and Democratic Congo; they explore the nexus and our understanding of security and development through the prism of peace-keeping interventions, community policing, human rights, gender, land contests, squatters, nation and state-building, social movements, DDR programmes and the different trajectories democratization has taken in different parts of the region.


Queer Migration Politics by Karma R. Chavez

Queer Migration Politics
  • Title : Queer Migration Politics
  • Author : Karma R. Chavez
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780252079580
  • Pages : 232
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  • Language : English
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Delineating an approach to activism at the intersection of queer rights, immigration rights, and social justice, Queer Migration Politics examines a series of "coalitional moments" in which contemporary activists discover and respond to the predominant rhetoric, imagery, and ideologies that signal a sense of national identity. Karma Chávez analyzes how activists use coalition to articulate the shared concerns of queer politics and migration politics, as both populations seek to imagine their ability to belong in various communities and spaces, their relationships to state and regional politics, and their relationships to other people whose lives might be very different from their own. Advocating a politics of the present and drawing from women of color and queer of color theory, this book contends that coalition enables a vital understanding of how queerness and immigration, citizenship and belonging, and inclusion and exclusion are linked. Queer Migration Politics offers activists, queer scholars, feminists, and immigration scholars productive tools for theorizing political efficacy.


Humiliation, Degradation, Dehumanization by Paulus Kaufmann,Hannes Kuch,Christian Neuhaeuser,Elaine Webster

Humiliation, Degradation, Dehumanization
  • Title : Humiliation, Degradation, Dehumanization
  • Author : Paulus Kaufmann,Hannes Kuch,Christian Neuhaeuser,Elaine Webster
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN Code : 9789048196616
  • Pages : 266
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  • Language : English
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Degradation, dehumanization, instrumentalization, humiliation, and nonrecognition – these concepts point to ways in which we understand human beings to be violated in their dignity. Violations of human dignity are brought about by concrete practices and conditions; some commonly acknowledged, such as torture and rape, and others more contested, such as poverty and exclusion. This volume collates reflections on such concepts and a range of practices, deepening our understanding of human dignity and its violation, bringing to the surface interrelationships and commonalities, and pointing to the values that are thereby shown to be in danger. In presenting a streamlined discussion from a negative perspective, complemented by conclusions for a positive account of human dignity, the book is at once a contribution to the body of literature on what dignity is and how it should be protected as well as constituting an alternative, fresh and focused perspective relevant to this significant recurring debate. As the concept of human dignity itself crosses disciplinary boundaries, this is mirrored in the unique range of perspectives brought by the book’s European and American contributors – in philosophy and ethics, law, human rights, literature, cultural studies and interdisciplinary research. This volume will be of interest to social and moral philosophers, legal and human rights theorists, practitioners and students.


Justice and Economic Violence in Transition by Dustin N. Sharp

Justice and Economic Violence in Transition
  • Title : Justice and Economic Violence in Transition
  • Author : Dustin N. Sharp
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN Code : 1461481724
  • Pages : 328
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  • Language : English
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​​​​This book examines the role of economic violence (violations of economic and social rights, corruption, and plunder of natural resources) within the transitional justice agenda. Because economic violence often leads to conflict, is perpetrated during conflict, and continues afterwards as a legacy of conflict, a greater focus on economic and social rights issues in the transitional justice context is critical. One might add that insofar as transitional justice is increasingly seen as an instrument of peacebuilding rather than a simple political transition, focus on economic violence as the crucial “root cause” is key to preventing re-lapse into conflict. Recent increasing attention to economic issues by academics and truth commissions suggest this may be slowly changing, and that economic and social rights may represent the “next frontier” of transitional justice concerns. There remain difficult questions that have yet to be worked out at the level of theory, policy, and practice. Further scholarship in this regard is both timely, and necessary. This volume therefore presents an opportunity to fill an important gap. The project will bring together new papers by recognized and emerging scholars and policy experts in the field.​


Militarized Global Apartheid by Catherine Besteman

Militarized Global Apartheid
  • Title : Militarized Global Apartheid
  • Author : Catherine Besteman
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • ISBN Code : 1478013001
  • Pages : 205
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  • Language : English
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In Militarized Global Apartheid Catherine Besteman offers a sweeping theorization of the ways in which countries from the global north are reproducing South Africa's apartheid system on a worldwide scale to control the mobility and labor of people from the global south. Exploring the different manifestations of global apartheid, Besteman traces how militarization and securitization reconfigure older forms of white supremacy and deploy them in new contexts to maintain this racialized global order. Whether using the language of security, military intervention, surveillance technologies, or detention centers and other forms of incarceration, these projects reinforce and consolidate the global north's political and economic interests at the expense of the poor, migrants, refugees, Indigenous populations, and people of color. By drawing out how this new form of apartheid functions and pointing to areas of resistance, Besteman opens up new space to theorize potential sources of liberatory politics.


Encounter Images in the Meetings Between Africa and Europe by Mai Palmberg

Encounter Images in the Meetings Between Africa and Europe
  • Title : Encounter Images in the Meetings Between Africa and Europe
  • Author : Mai Palmberg
  • Publisher : Nordic Africa Institute
  • ISBN Code : 9789171064783
  • Pages : 278
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  • Language : English
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Positive images of Africa contrast with negative images of misery, war and catastrophes often conveyed by the mass media. This selection of papers debate the images and stereotypes of Africa.


Downwardly Global by Lalaie Ameeriar

Downwardly Global
  • Title : Downwardly Global
  • Author : Lalaie Ameeriar
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9780822363019
  • Pages : 224
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  • Language : English
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Lalaie Ameeriar follows the experiences of immigrant Pakistani women in Toronto who despite being skilled, white-collar workers suffer high levels of unemployment and poverty and who are advised by government-sanctioned worker programs to conform to an embodied form of multiculturalism that privileges whiteness and erases difference."


Environmental Justice in Latin America by David V. Carruthers

Environmental Justice in Latin America
  • Title : Environmental Justice in Latin America
  • Author : David V. Carruthers
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • ISBN Code : 0262033720
  • Pages : 329
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  • Language : English
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Scholars and activists investigate the emergence of a distinctively Latin Americanenvironmental justice movement, offering analysis and case studies that illustrate the connectionsbetween popular environmental mobilization and social justice in the region.


Feminist Manifestos by Penny A. Weiss

Feminist Manifestos
  • Title : Feminist Manifestos
  • Author : Penny A. Weiss
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • ISBN Code : 147983730X
  • Pages : 704
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  • Language : English
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A wide-reaching collection of groundbreaking feminist documents from around the world. Feminist Manifestos is an unprecedented collection of 150 documents from feminist organizations and gatherings in over 50 countries over the course of three centuries. In the first book of its kind, the manifestos are shown to contain feminist theory and recommend actions for change, and also to expand our very conceptions of feminist thought and activism. Covering issues from political participation, education, religion and work to reproduction, violence, racism, and environmentalism, the manifestos together challenge simplistic definitions of gender and feminist movements in exciting ways. In a wide-ranging introduction, Penny Weiss explores the value of these documents, especially how they speak with and to each other. In addition, an introduction to each individual document contextualizes and enhances our understanding of it. Weiss is particularly invested in how communities work together toward social change, which is demonstrated through her choice to include only collectively authored texts. By assembling these documents into an accessible volume, Weiss reveals new possibilities for social justice and ways to advocate for equality. A unique and inspirational collection, Feminist Manifestos expands and evolves our understanding of feminism through the self-described agendas of women from every ethnic group, religion, and region in the world.


Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives by Randy K. Lippert,Sean Rehaag

Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives
  • Title : Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives
  • Author : Randy K. Lippert,Sean Rehaag
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 0415673461
  • Pages : 266
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Edited by Randy K. Lippert and Sean Rehaag.


War and Sexual Violence by Sarah Kristina Danielsson

War and Sexual Violence
  • Title : War and Sexual Violence
  • Author : Sarah Kristina Danielsson
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9783657702664
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In the #MeToo era, the scourge of sexual violence in society has come into new focus. It has become clear that women and men have been, and are, victimized to an extent that many had previously not realized. But this invisibility has largely been aided by a history of silencing victims and of impunity for perpetrators. Wartime and military sexual violence has similar patterns of invisibility, silence and impunity. Furthermore, sexual violence in wartime and beyond is a phenomenon that cannot be divorced from broader social, economic and political issues. It is this dual focus on sexual violence itself and its contexualization that lies at the heart of this volume. This volume probes new directions in understanding sexual violence during conflict, as well as analyzing ethnicity, masculinity and their relationships to sexual violence.


The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises by Cecilia Menjívar,Immanuel Ness

The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises
  • Title : The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises
  • Author : Cecilia Menjívar,Immanuel Ness
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 0190856904
  • Pages : 928
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This handbook is currently in development, with individual articles publishing online in advance of print publication. At this time, we cannot add information about unpublished articles in this handbook, however the table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process and are added to the site. Please note that the online publication date for this handbook is the date that the first article in the title was published online.


Decolonizing International Relations by Branwen Gruffydd Jones

Decolonizing International Relations
  • Title : Decolonizing International Relations
  • Author : Branwen Gruffydd Jones
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • ISBN Code : 0742576469
  • Pages : 288
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The modern discipline of International Relations (IR) is largely an Anglo-American social science. It has been concerned mainly with the powerful states and actors in the global political economy and dominated by North American and European scholars. However, this focus can be seen as Eurocentrism. Decolonizing International Relations exposes the ways in which IR has consistently ignored questions of colonialism, imperialism, race, slavery, and dispossession in the non-European world. The first part of the book addresses the form and historical origins of Eurocentrism in IR. The second part examines the colonial and racialized constitution of international relations, which tends to be ignored by the discipline. The third part begins the task of retrieval and reconstruction, providing non-Eurocentric accounts of selected themes central to international relations. Critical scholars in IR and international law, concerned with the need to decolonize knowledge, have authored the chapters of this important volume. It will appeal to students and scholars of international relations, international law, and political economy, as well as those with a special interest in the politics of knowledge, postcolonial critique, international and regional historiography, and comparative politics. Contributions by: Antony Anghie, Alison J. Ayers, B. S. Chimni, James Thuo Gathii, Siba N'Zatioula Grovogui, Branwen Gruffydd Jones, Sandra Halperin, Sankaran Krishna, Mustapha Kamal Pasha, and Julian Saurin


World Report 2020 by Human Rights Watch

World Report 2020
  • Title : World Report 2020
  • Author : Human Rights Watch
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • ISBN Code : 1644210061
  • Pages : 640
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The best country-by-country assessment of human rights. The human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories are put into perspective in Human Rights Watch's signature yearly report. Reflecting extensive investigative work undertaken by Human Rights Watch staff, in close partnership with domestic human rights activists, the annual World Report is an invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, and is a must-read for anyone interested in the fight to protect human rights in every corner of the globe.


Governance Ecosystems by Julia Sagebien,Nicole Marie Lindsay

Governance Ecosystems
  • Title : Governance Ecosystems
  • Author : Julia Sagebien,Nicole Marie Lindsay
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 0230277640
  • Pages : 348
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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As debates rage about the responsibilities of business and government in global extractives industries, there remains a significant lack of empirical research and theoretical analysis focused on the dynamics of resource extraction, governance and corporate social responsibility. This collection takes a broad, 'governance ecosystem' view to exploring the complex and cross-cutting relationships between key actors involved in and affected by mining governance in Latin America. Case studies include the Kimberley process over conflict diamonds, the PERCAN Initiative in Peru, the Carajas iron ore complex in the Brazilian Amazon, Apex and Empresa Huanuni in Bolivia, and the gold producers Newmont and Goldcorp. -- Publisher description.