Volume 2, Issue 1

Winter 2011

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Collecting reviews from January to July, 2011.

Short-Circuiting the Virtuous Circle


Fernando Ignacio Leiva. Latin American Neostructuralism: The Contradictions of Post-Neoliberal Development. University of Minnesota Press, 2008. 312pp.

Making Students’ Movements

By Nicholas Jon Crane

Fabio Lanza. Behind the Gate: Inventing Students in Beijing. Columbia University Press, 2010. 320 pp.

The Art of Seeing Without Being Seen

By Susan Cahill

Sandra S. Phillips, ed. Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera Since 1870. San Francisco and New Haven: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Yale University Press, 2010. 256 pp.

Branding in Everyday Life

By Mehita Iqani

Melissa Aronczyk and Devon Powers, eds.  Blowing Up the Brand: Critical Perspectives on Promotional Culture.  Peter Lang, 2010.  339 pp.

The Politics and Erotics of Time

By Amber Jamilla Musser

Elizabeth Freeman. Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories. Duke University Press, 2010. 256 pp.

On the Loss of Feminism

By Michelle Meagher

Angela McRobbie. The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change. Sage, 2009. 192 pp.