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Published by Pluto Press in London .
Written in English


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Number of Pages268
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Open LibraryOL24604367M
ISBN 10074533086X

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Post-Scarcity Anarchism is a curious book because in some respects it feel outdated -- the post assertion that revolution is just around the corner -- and in others it's well ahead of its time /5. Post-Anarchism: A Reader includes the most comprehensive collection of essays about this emergent body of thought, making it an essential and accessible resource for academics, intellectuals, activists and anarchists interested in radical philosophy. Book Description: Post-anarchism has been of considerable importance in the discussions of radical intellectuals across the globe in the last decade. In its most popular form, it demonstrates a desire to blend the most promising aspects of traditional anarchist theory with developments in post-structuralist and post-modernist thought. Post Colonial Anarchism The More than any other book, it detailed the connections between reactionary nationalism and racism and made clear how the state used both to enhance its power over the masses. While his sweeping dismissal of all nationalism is regrettable, it is at least politically understandable within the context of the rise of.

There had already been a couple of books published on anarchism, one by the Austrian journalist Ernst Viktor Zenker, and another famous one by the German law professor Paul Eltzbacher. So anarchism was getting coverage, people were trying to work out what it meant. Postanarchism (and “new anarchism” in general), opens a new debate on classical anarchism. This is basically rereading and interrogating anarchist history writing . Post-anarchism or postanarchism is an anarchist philosophy that employs post-structuralist and postmodernist approaches (the term post-structuralist anarchism is used as well, so as not to suggest having moved beyond anarchism). Post-anarchism is not a single coherent theory, but rather refers to the combined works of any number of post-modernists and post-structuralists such as Michel.   Post-anarchism requires the elaboration of another important line of critique against epistemological foundationalism – to accomplish this task, this book takes post-anarchism to its limit through a reading of the philosophy of Georges Bataille.

In a yet to be released essay from Lewis Call (author of “Postmodern Anarchism”, Lexington Books, ), it is argued that a sort-of “post-anarchist” moment has finally arrived (Post-Anarchism: A Reader, forthcoming) and yet equally, there appears to be growing sentiment that the post-anarchist critique has been somewhat internalized in the minds of many anarchist researchers and. Book Reviews The first section of the book presents some of the major figures in the field of post-anarchism: Saul Newman, Todd May, and Hakim Bey. Newman, by dismissing classical anarchism as narrowly focused on two constructed subjects (class and . Post-Anarchism: A Reader includes the most comprehensive collection of essays about this emergent body of thought, making it an essential and accessible resource for academics, intellectuals, activists and anarchists interested in radical by:   Post anarchists have hitherto relied on post structuralist critiques of ontological essentialism in order to situate their discourse in relation to the traditional anarchist discourse Post anarchism requires the elaboration of another important line of critique against epistemological foundationalism to accomplish this task, this book takes post anarchism to its limit tPost anarchists /5().