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If They Come in the Morning… - Voices of Resistance

Editor: Angela Y. Davis | Reference: P3640 | ISBN: 9781784787691 | Type: Publication

An account of Angela Davis’s incarceration and the struggles surrounding it, but also perhaps the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the prison system of the United State.

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Artist/Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3635 | ISBN: 9781781687567 | Type: Publication

Examines an array of issues, including sex as a subversive activity, the “liberated orgasm,” sex advice literature, gender uncertainties, queer politics, anti-pornography campaigns and the rise of the moral right.
 

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Artist/Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891 | Type: Publication

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

L.A. Object & David Hammons Body Prints

Artist/Author: Yael Lipschutz , et al. | Reference: P2558 | ISBN: 978-1427613745 | Type: Publication

This volume offers a historical overview of the Los Angeles assemblage movement of the 1960s and 70s. It focuses on works by primarily African-American artists often omitted from mainstream gallery and museum historical exhibitions.