New Perspectives on Anarchism

New Perspectives on Anarchism

by Nathan J. Jun, Shane Wahl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739132415

ISBN-13: 9780739132418

Pub. Date: 12/10/2009

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

The study of anarchism as a philosophical, political, and social movement has burgeoned both in the academy and in the global activist community in recent years. Taking advantage of this boom in anarchist scholarship, Nathan J. Jun and Shane Wahl have compiled twenty-six cutting-edge essays on this timely topic in New Perspectives on Anarchism. This collection of

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The study of anarchism as a philosophical, political, and social movement has burgeoned both in the academy and in the global activist community in recent years. Taking advantage of this boom in anarchist scholarship, Nathan J. Jun and Shane Wahl have compiled twenty-six cutting-edge essays on this timely topic in New Perspectives on Anarchism. This collection of essays is unique in its global and multi-cultural scope, as its contributors hail from across the globe. The scholars and activists featured in New Perspectives on Anarchism view anarchism from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, and ecology. Together, they attest to the vibrancy, intrepidity, and diversity of contemporary anarchist studies both within and without the academy. New Perspectives on Anarchism's broad approach to anarchism will make it appealing to scholars and political activists from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739132418
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
12/10/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Part 1: Anarchism & Philosophy Chapter 3 Chapter 1: Anarchy in Political Philosophy Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Is Post-structuralist Political Theory Anarchist? Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Power and Anarchy: In/equality + In/visibility in Autonomous Politics Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Anarchism of the Other Person Chapter 7 Chapter 5: The Double Paradigm of Power Part 8 Part 2: Anarchism & Political Science Chapter 9 Chapter 6: Vanguards and Paternalism Chapter 11 Chapter 7: Anarchy, Decentralisation, and Autonomy at the Seattle Anti-WTO Protests Chapter 12 Chapter 8: Anarchist Theory and Human Rights Part 13 Part 3: Anarchism & Religion Chapter 14 Chapter 9: Christian Anarchism: A Revolutionary Reading of the Bible Chapter 15 Chapter 10: Anarchist Confrontations with Religion Part 16 Part 4: Classical Anarchism Chapter 17 Chapter 11: Reinventing Resistance: Constructive Activism in Gustav Landauer's Social Philosophy Chapter 18 Chapter 12: Alchemy at Clarens: Kropotkin and Reclus, 1877– 1881 Chapter 19 Chapter 13: Proudhon, Pragmatist Part 20 Part 5: Anarchism & Social Science Chapter 21 Chapter 15: An Anarchist-Sociologist Research Program Chapter 22 Chapter 16: Sabotaging the System! Bringing Anarchist Theory into Social Studies Education Chapter 23 Chapter 17: Whither Anarchist Geography? Chapter 24 Chapter 18: An Ethnography of Nowhere Part 25 Part 6: Anarchism & Ecology Chapter 26 Chapter 20: John Zerzan, Primitivism, and the Value of Culture Chapter 26 Chapter 19: Free from Nature or Free Nature?: An Anarchist Critique of Transhumanism Chapter 27 Chapter 21: New Remedies or New Evils? Anarchism and the Scientific Revolution Chapter 28 Chapter 22: The State of Nature: The Political Philosophy of Primitivism and the Culture of Contamination Part 29 Part 7: Anarchism & Culture Chapter 30 Chapter 23: What is Anarchist Cultural Studies? Precursors, Problems, and Prospects Chapter 31 Chapter 24: The Past, Period Drama, and Mutual Aid Chapter 32 Chapter 25: Crisis of Authority Aboard the Battlestar Galactica Chapter 33 Chapter 26: Creating Guerilla Texts in Rhizomatic Value-Practices on the Sliding Scale of Autonomy: Toward An Anti-Authoritarian Cultural Logic

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