Introduction: Revitalizing The Dialogue: Theory, Coalition Building, And Social Change: Pepi Leistyna.
Part I: The Politics Of Economic Oppression: Anti-Colonialism Meets Globalization:.
1. Unity And Changes In The Ideology Of Political Economy: Samir Amin.
2. The Postcolonial Aura: Third World Criticism In The Age Of Global Capitalism: Arif Dirlik.
3. Time And Class: Zygmunt Bauman.
4. Theoretical Therapies, Remote Remedies: Saps And The Political Ecology Of Poverty And Health In Africa: Brooke G. Schoepf, Claude Schoepf & Joyce V. Millen.
5. A New Way Of Thinking In Action: The Zapatistas In Mexico -- A Postmodern Guerrilla Movement? Fernanda Navarro.
6. Workers' Resistance: Anita Chan.
7. Life Against Gold: Ustun Reinart.
8. The Campus Anti-Sweatshop Movement: Richard Apelbaum & Peter Dreier.
9. The NGO-Ization Of Grassroots Politics: Sangeeta Kamat.
Part II: Representational Politics: Making Up Your Own Mind By Minding The Popular Media:.
10. Global Media, Neoliberalism, And Imperialism: Robert Mcchesney.
11. Theoretical Orthodoxies: Textualism, Constructivism And The 'New Ethnography' In Cultural Studies: David Morley.
12. Disney, Southern Baptists, & Children's Culture: The Magic Kingdom As Sodom And Gomorrah? Henry Giroux.
13. Seeing Ourselves, Being Ourselves: Broadcasting Aboriginal Television In Canada: Jennifer David.
14. Zines: Stephen Duncombe.
15. The Ho'okele Netwarriors In The Liquid Continent: Kekula P. Bray-Crawford.
16. Internet Subcultures And Political Activism: Richard Kahn & Douglas Kellner.
17. Staring Back: Self-Representations Of Disabled Performance Artists: Rosemarie Garland Thomson.
18. Noise From Underground: Punk Rock's Anarchic Rhythms Spur A New Generation To Political Activism: Johnny Temple.
Part III: Identity And Ethnicity In The Face Of Discrimination And Racism:.
19. Rethinking Recognition: Nancy Fraser.
20. The Roots Of International Racism: Fidel Castro.
21. Invention, Memory, And Place: Edward Said.
22. White Ethnic Unconsciousness: Pepi Leistyna.
23. Racial Justice In A Multi-Ethnic Society: Bhikhu Parekh.
24. Where Was The Color In Seattle? Looking For Reasons Why The Great Battle Was So White: Elizabeth 'Betita' Martinez.
25. Sharing The Story Of The Movement: The Project Hip-Hop Experience: Nancy Murray.
26. World Conference Against Racism: Prospects And Challenges: A.S. Narang.
Part IV: Gendered Identities In The Realm Of Patriarchy:.
27. Women Workers And Capitalist Scripts: Ideologies Of Domination, Common Interests, And The Politics Of Solidarity: Chandra Talpade Mohanty.
28. Radicalizing Feminism From The 'Movement Era' On: Joy James.
29. Mana Wahine Theory: Creating Space For Maori Women's Theories: Leonie Pihama.
30. Afghan Women's Long Struggle: Women Working For Freedom: Tahmeena Faryal.
31. Minjung Feminism: Korean Women's Movement For Gender And Class Liberation: Miriam Ching Yoon Louie.
32. Reconstructing Masculinity In The Locker Room: The Mentors In Violence Prevention Project: Jackson Katz.
Part V: Heterosexism And Homophobia: Critical Interventions:.
33. The Globalization Of Sexual Identities: Dennis Altman.
34. Black Lesbians: Passing, Stereotypes And Transformation: Jewelle Gomez.
35. Trashing The Clinic And Burning Down The Beauty Parlor: Activism Transmutes Pitiable Patients Into Feisty Gender Radicals: Pat Califia.
36. At A Turning Point: Organized Labor, Sexual Diversity, And The New South Africa: Mazibuko K. Jara, Naomi Webster, And Gerald Hunt.
37. Gay Teens Fight Back: A New Generation Of Gay Youth Won't Tolerate Harassment In Their Schools: Doug Ireland.
Part VI: Getting Informed, Getting Involved: Places To Turn To.
38. Who Needs Cultural Research?: Ien Ang.
List Of Activist Organizations And Web Resources.
A List Of Journals That Go Against The Grain.
“Leistyna’s introduction and apparatus provide expert guidance through this diversity of material, while posing his readers a classic twofold challenge: both to interpret the world and to change it.” Gautam Premnath, University of California at Berkeley
- Brings together work done in key areas of concern to cultural studies, including globalization, class analysis, media and representational politics, racism, sexism, and heterosexism.
- Juxtaposes major theoretical pieces with “micro-literatures” by activists, artists, and teachers who are striving hard to put theory into practices.
- Highlights consciousness-raising, coalition building, resistance, activism and structural change to chart the ways a critical public can effectively wage war against oppression.
- Includes generous lists of suggested readings, lists of activist organizations, web resources, and a list of journals that “go against the grain”.