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Against HumanityLessons from the Lord's Resistance Army

Against Humanity: Lessons from the Lord's Resistance Army

Sam Dubal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296091
eISBN:
9780520968752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296091.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book is not about crimes against humanity. Rather, it is an indictment of “humanity,” the concept that lies at the heart of human rights and humanitarian missions. Based on fieldwork in northern ... More

Alef Is for AllahChildhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Jamal J. Elias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies. Focusing on visual representations of children, primarily from modern Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, it examines ... More

America's Lone Star ConstitutionHow Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Texas has created more constitutional law than any other state. In any classroom nationwide, any basic constitutional law course can be taught using nothing but Texas cases. That, however, ... More

An American LanguageThe History of Spanish in the United States

An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Rosina Lozano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

An American Language is a political history of the Spanish language in the United States. The nation has always been multilingual and the Spanish language in particular has remained as an important ... More

Argentina's Missing BonesRevisiting the History of the Dirty War

Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s ... More

Being Christian in Vandal AfricaThe Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Robin Whelan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295957
eISBN:
9780520968684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295957.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Recent work on the notoriously passionate Christian conflicts of the later Roman Empire has elucidated their wide-ranging political and social implications. However, the fifth-century conquest of the ... More

Better Safe Than SorryHow Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Norah MacKendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How toxic are the products we consume on a daily basis? Whether it’s triclosan in toothpaste, formaldehyde in baby shampoo, endocrine disruptors in water bottles, or pesticides on strawberries, ... More

Beyond Hawai'iNative Labor in the Pacific World

Beyond Hawai'i: Native Labor in the Pacific World

Gregory Rosenthal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295063
eISBN:
9780520967960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295063.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the century from the death of Captain James Cook in 1779 to the rise of the sugar plantations in the 1870s, thousands of Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) men left Hawaiʻi to work on ships at sea and ... More

Boats, Borders, and BasesRace, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently maintains the world’s largest migration and deportation system. Yet there has been no systematic account of its construction. Boats, Borders, and Bases traces the rise of ... More

Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Haidee Wasson and Lee Grieveson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex examines how the American military has used cinema and related visual, sonic, and mobile technologies to further its varied aims. The essays in this book address ... More

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