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Point Is To Change It : Geographies of Hope and Survival in an Age of Crisis.

Author: Noel Castree
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
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Commissioned to celebrate the 40th year of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, this book evaluates the role of the critical social scientist and how the point of their work is not simply to interpret the world but to change it -Brings together leading critical social scientists to consider the major challenges of our time and what is to be done about them -Applies diagnostic and normative reasoning to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Castree
ISBN: 130629018X 9781306290180 9781444397345 1444397346
OCLC Number: 867819314
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Contents: Introduction: The Point Is To Change It: Noel Castree, Paul Chatterton, Nik Heynen, Wendy Larner and Melissa W. Wright 1 Now and Then: Michael J. Watts 2 The Idea of Socialism: From 1968 to the Present-day Crisis: Hugo Radice 3 The Revolutionary Imperative: Neil Smith 4 To Make Live or Let Die? Rural Dispossession and the Protection of Surplus Populations: Tania Murray Li 5 Postneoliberalism and Its Malcontents: Jamie Peck, Nik Theodore and Neil Brenner 6 D/developments after the Meltdown: Gillian Hart 7 Is the Globalization Consensus Dead?: Robert Wade 8 The Uses of Neoliberalism: James Ferguson 9 Crisis, Continuity and Change: Neoliberalism, the Left and the Future of Capitalism: Noel Castree 10 Money Games: Currencies and Power in the Contemporary World Economy: John Agnew 11 Pre-Black Futures: Katharyne Mitchell 12 The Shape of Capitalism to Come: Paul Cammack 13 Who Counts? Dilemmas of Justice in a Postwestphalian World: Nancy Fraser 14 The Communist Hypothesis and Revolutionary Capitalisms: Exploring the Idea of Communist Geographies for the 21st Century: Erik Swyngedouw 15 An Economic Ethics for the Anthropocene: J. K. Gibson-Graham and Gerda Roelvink Index

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Commissioned to celebrate the 40th year of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, this book evaluates the role of the critical social scientist and how the point of their work is not simply to interpret the world but to change it -Brings together leading critical social scientists to consider the major challenges of our time and what is to be done about them -Applies diagnostic and normative reasoning to momentous issues including the global economic crisis, transnational environmental problems, record levels of malnourishment, never ending wars, and proliferating natural disasters -Theoretically diverse - a range of perspectives are put to work ranging from Marxism and feminism to anarchism -The chapters comprise advanced but accessible analyses of the present and future world order.

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"In all, an applaudable work of thoughtful scholarship." (Swedish Society for Anthropology & Geography, 2011)

 
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