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Anarchism today

Author: Randall Amster
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From World Trade Organization protests to the thwarted 2010 letter-bomb campaign in Europe, actions taken in the name of anarchy continue to make headlines. But these sensational, sometimes off-putting events obscure the fact that anarchism itself is a sophisticated, centuries-old school of political thought that has the potential for positive contributions to our future. In Anarchism Today, an acclaimed scholar and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Amster
ISBN: 9780313398728 0313398720 9780313398735 0313398739
OCLC Number: 745980493
Description: xxviii, 230 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the resurgence of anarchism --
Contemporary anarchist thought --
Anarchism in action --
The violence question --
Anarchist ecologies --
"Do it yourself"-together --
From the local to the global --
Assessing anarchism's impact --
Conclusion: anarchism as future vision.
Responsibility: Randall Amster ; foreword by John Clark.

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With all of the provocative, sometimes highly destructive acts committed in the name of anarchy, this enlightening volume invites readers to discover the true meaning of anarchism, exploring its  Read more...

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