Explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless.
Deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’” (Claudia Rankine).
Drawing on more than ten years of ethnographic research in and around New York City, the book offers a kaleidoscope of subjects and stories that address how race is negotiated in today’s world-including tales of book-vending numerologists, urban conspiracy theorists, corrupt police officers, mixed-race neo-Nazis, and gospel choirs forbidden to catch the Holy Ghost.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
A vibrant introduction to theatre that engages with stories, conditions and experiences of migration.
Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet. This publication explores some of the cultural genealogies and past parallels of these styles and subcultures, drawing from transgressive styles of 60s libertinism and conservative movements, to make the case for a rejection of the perpetual cultural turn.