A Teach-In: Readings on Struggle, Resistance and Resilience

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Reading up on struggle, resistance and resilience before the teach-in? Check out some items from our collections that were featured on the Public Books Trump Syllabus 2.0.

“Trumpism’s” Antecedents

Brinkley, Alan. Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1982. Print.

Carter, Dan T. The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of Thenew Conservatism, and the Transformation of American Politics. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. Print and Web.

Kantrowitz, Stephen David. Ben Tillman & the Reconstruction of White Supremacy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Print

Parker, Christopher S. Change They Can’t Believe in: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. Print and Web.

Postel, Charles. The Populist Vision. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Print.

Wilentz, Sean. The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974-2008. 1st ed. New York, NY: Harper, 2008. Print.

White Power and Plausible Deniability

Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. New York, NY: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016. Print.

Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo. White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Era. Boulder, Colo: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001. Print.

Du Bois, W. E. B., and W. E. B. Du Bois. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attemptto Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Print

Lubiano, Wahneema H., ed. The House That Race Built: Black Americans, U.S. Terrain. New York: Pantheon Books, 1997. Print.

MacLean, Nancy. Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second KuKlux Klan. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Print.

Morgan, Edmund S. American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. 1st ed. New York: Norton, 1975. Print.

Norton, Edward et al. American History X. New Line Home Entertainment, 2001. Film.

Blackness and Right-Wing Multiculturalism 

Baldwin, James. The Fire next Time. New York: Dial Press, 1963. Print.

Haney-López, Ian. Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Print and Web.

Marable, Manning. How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America: Problems Inrace, Political Economy and Society. 1st ed. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1983. Print.

Pounder, C. C. H. et al. Race: The Power of an Illusion. California Newsreel, 2003. Film and Streaming Film.

Wright Rigueur, Leah. The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. Print and Web.

Immigration Policies and the Rise of Islamophobia

Bayoumi, Moustafa. How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America. New York: Penguin Press, 2008. Print.

Hafetz, Jonathan. Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America’s New Global Detention System. New York: New York University Press, 2011. Print and Web.

Jamal, Amaney A., and Nadine Christine Naber, eds. Race and Arab Americans before and after 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects. 1st ed. Syracuse, N.Y: Syracuse University Press, 2008. Print

Ngai, Mae M. Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 2004. Print and Web.

Illusions of National Security 

Balderrama, Francisco E., and Raymond Rodriguez. Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s. 1st ed. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. Print.

Carrigan, William D., and Clive Webb. Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print.

Hernandez, Kelly Lytle. Migra!: A History of the U.S. Border Patrol. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. Print

Mahler, Sarah J. American Dreaming: Immigrant Life on the Margins. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 1995. Print.

Saxton, Alexander. The Indispensable Enemy; Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. Print.

On Mexicans and Mexican-Americans

Cadava, Geraldo L. Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2013. Web.

Galán, Héctor. Chicano! History of the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement. Kanopy Streaming, 2016. Film and Streaming Film.

Gutiérrez, David. Walls and Mirrors: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants,and the Politics of Ethnicity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. Print.

Ruíz, Vicki. From out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America. 10th anniversary ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print and Web.

Sanchez, George J. Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Print and Web.

Santa Ana, Otto. Brown Tide Rising: Metaphors of Latinos in Contemporary American Public Discourse. 1st ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. Print.

Misogyny, Sexism, and Shaming the Female Body

Bennett, Jonathan et al. Generation M: Misogyny in Media and Culture. Kanopy Streaming, 2014. Streaming Film.

Davis, Angela Y. Women, Race & Class. 1st Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1983. Print.

Delaney, Janice, Mary Jane Lupton, and Emily Toth. The Curse: A Cultural History of Menstruation. 1st ed. New York: Dutton, 1976. Print.

Guy-Sheftall, Beverly, ed. Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought. New York: New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 1995. Print.

Jeffreys, Sheila. Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West. London ; New York: Routledge, 2005. Print and Web

Johnson, Erica L., and Patricia Moran, eds. The Female Face of Shame. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. Print and Web.

Weitz, Rose, ed. The Politics of Women’s Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Print.

Violence, Authoritarianism, and Masculinity 

Bederman, Gail. Manliness & Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. Print and Web.

Slotkin, Richard. Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth-Century America. New York : Toronto : New York: Atheneum ; Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992. Print.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., Mia Bay, and Henry Louis Gates. The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2014. Print

Racial Double Standards under Mass Incarceration 

Burns, Ken et al. The Central Park Five. PBS : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2013. Film.

Hinton, Elizabeth Kai. From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2016. Print.

Smith, Neil. The New Urban Frontier: Gentrification and the Revanchist City. London ; New York: Routledge, 1996. Print.

Racism, Real Estate, and the Strange Career of Trump’s Wealth 

Kruse, Kevin Michael, and Thomas J. Sugrue, eds. The New Suburban History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. Print

Moody, Kim. From Welfare State to Real Estate: Regime Change in New York City, 1974 to the Present. New York: New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co, 2007. Print.

Simon, Bryant. Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of urbanAmerica. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Print.

United States, ed. Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. [Washington, D.C: U.S. Govt. Printing Office], 1968. Print.

American Fables, Indigenous History

Blackhawk, Ned. Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the earlyAmerican West. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2006. Print.

Hernández-Avila, Inés, ed. Reading Native American Women: Critical/creative Representations. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press, 2005. Print

Townsend, Camilla. Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma. 1st ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 2004. Print

University of Chicago, ed. Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street Press. Web.

Disability and Disability Culture in America

Bell, Christopher M., ed. Blackness and Disability: Critical Examinations and Cultural Interventions. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2011. Print

Jaeger, Paul T., and Cynthia Ann Bowman. Understanding Disability: Inclusion, Access, Diversity, and Civil Rights. Westport, Conn: Praeger Publishers, 2005. Print.

Shapiro, Joseph P. No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement. 1st ed. New York: Times Books, 1993. Print.

Wendell, Susan. The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections Ondisability. New York: Routledge, 1996. Print.

Sexuality and LGBTQ Rights

Blasius, Mark, ed. Sexual Identities, Queer Politics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001. Print.

Blasius, Mark, and Shane Phelan, eds. We Are Everywhere: A Historical Sourcebook in Gay and Lesbian Politics. New York: Routledge, 1997. Print.

Canaday, Margot. The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 2009. Print.

France, David et al. How to Survive a Plague. Sundance Selects : MPI Media Group, 2013. Film.

Lorde, Audre. I Am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing across Sexualities. 1st ed. New York, NY: Kitchen Table--Women of Color Press, 1985. Print

Perry, Barbara. In the Name of Hate: Understanding Hate Crimes. New York: Routledge, 2001. Print.

Trump’s GOP Takeover, Contextualized

Blyth, Mark. Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print and Web.

Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth, and Thomas J. Sugrue. These United States: A Nation in the Making, 1890 to Thepresent. First edition. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2015. Print.

Winters, Jeffrey A. Oligarchy. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Print.

History in Trump’s America

Rana, Aziz. The Two Faces of American Freedom. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2010. Print.

Wall, Wendy. Inventing the “American Way”: The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print and Web.