Keeping Good Time: Reflections on Knowledge, Power and People / Edition 1

Keeping Good Time: Reflections on Knowledge, Power and People / Edition 1

by Avery Gordon, Angela Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594510156

ISBN-13: 9781594510151

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Avery Gordon's first book, Ghostly Matters, was widely acclaimed as a work of striking sociological imagination and social theory. Keeping Good Time, her much anticipated second book, brings together essays by Gordon that were "written to be read aloud." Her eloquent voice in this book further establishes her place among literary sociological writers of a new

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Avery Gordon's first book, Ghostly Matters, was widely acclaimed as a work of striking sociological imagination and social theory. Keeping Good Time, her much anticipated second book, brings together essays by Gordon that were "written to be read aloud." Her eloquent voice in this book further establishes her place among literary sociological writers of a new generation. Keeping Good Time will be of great interest to activists, feminists, sociologists, students and everyone concerned about how to beat the odds in influencing the shape of social and culture change. Readers will find their thinking changed by the author's perennial quest to "develop insights gained in confrontation with injustice."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594510151
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Great Barrington Books
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

EDUCATION DURING WAR TIME. War-time Research: The Front Lines. War Machines and Washing Machines. On Education During War Time. War on Iraq? FACE UP TO WHAT'S KILLING YOU. Going Inside: The Prison Research Visit. We the People. Globalism and the prison industrial complex: an interview with Angela Davis. Face up to What's Killing You: Fear and the Prison Industrial Complex. A love story. MAKING A DIFFERENCE. Alternative Graduation. Sociology After Deconstruction. Twenty-Two Theses on Social Constructionism. Theory and Justice. Sociology After the Crisis. Making a Difference: Women's Studies in the Academy. Theses on Teaching Marx. Some thoughts on the utopian. An Anthropology of Marxism. NO ALIBIS. State of the Art. Will this Election Matter? Corporate Multiculturalism. More on Positive and Negative Images: The Case of Kara Walker, Artist. The Sledgehammer and the Dagger: A Conversation between Leon Golub and Avery Gordon. Wish upon a star. No Alibis: A Community Radio Collaboration. Something more powerful than skepticism. Exercised.

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