White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people and explores how this intensifies racial inequality American culture loves blackness From music and fashion to activism and language, black culture constantly achieves worldwide influence Yet,

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people and explores how this intensifies racial inequality American culture loves blackness From music and fashion to activism and language, black culture constantly achieves worldwide influence Yet,

iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

A highly readable and entertaining first look at how today s members of iGen the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid 1990s and later are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, from the renowned psychologist and author of Generation Me.With

Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right

Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet On one side the alt right ranges from the once obscure neo reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcultures like 4chan, to mainstream manifestations such as

Boys Will Be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and the Toxic Bonds of Mateship

Everyone s afraid that their daughters might be hurt No one seems to be scared that their sons might be the ones to do it This book is the culmination of many years of writing about power, abuse, privilege, male entitlement and rape culture After all that, here s what I ve learned we should

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval

In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century Free love, common law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer

The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's "1984"

The author has written a study that places George Orwell s 1984 in a variety of contexts the author s life and times, the book s precursors in the science fiction genre, and its subsequent place in popular culture Lynskey delves into how Orwell s harrowing Spanish Civil War experiences shaped his