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WMD V: Warwick Manuscript Development Sessions 2014

A good opportunity for book publishing advice – contact Leonard Seabrooke: ls.dbp@cbs.dk for more information. In 2009 the Centre for the Study for Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR) at the University of Warwick held its first Warwick Manuscript Development (WMD) workshop with first-time authors, … Continue reading

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The Geography of Poverty – Images, Maps and Text

A beautifully designed website, blending images, maps and text – The Geography of Poverty. Thanks to David Campbell for the link.

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century: A Reading List

Originally posted on The Ship's (B)log:
Were you hoping to read Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, but weren’t able to get a copy before we sold out of our first batch? Rest assured, we expect more…

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Red Velvet at St Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn

Last night Susan and I went to see the remarkable play Red Velvet at St Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn. It’s the story of Ira Aldridge, the first African-American actor to play Othello in London, among a host of other roles. Steve … Continue reading

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Japhy Wilson’s critical study of Jeffrey Sachs from Verso

Another book picked up in the Verso sale, Japhy Wilson’s Jeffrey Sachs: The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid. [Update: An abridged version of Chapter Five is available here.] It’s a powerful and nuanced critique of his work and involvement in … Continue reading

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Ernesto Laclau, The Rhetorical Foundations of Society – forthcoming collection from Verso

  Laclau’s The Rhetorical Foundations of Society – forthcoming in May from Verso. Sad this is, now, a posthumous collection… Coauthor of Hegemony and Socialist Strategy shows how rhetoric constitutes the social order The essays collected in this volume develop the … Continue reading

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Althusser’s On the Reproduction of Capitalism reviewed

Althusser’s On the Reproduction of Capitalism is reviewed at Review 31.

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Stefano Liberti, Land-Grabbing: Journeys in the New Colonialism

Interesting read from Verso - Stefano Liberti, Land-Grabbing: Journeys in the New Colonialism. I ordered this as paper copy, and a bunch more in the Verso sale, but because of the bundled e-books was able to read this while on the road. A … Continue reading

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Adrian Johnston interviewed by Graham Harman

At the EUP site, Adrian Johnston is interviewed by Graham Harman, mainly about his latest book Adventures in Transcendental Materialism (via Graham’s blog). When you’re done with that, you can also check out Peter Gratton’s interview with Adrian at the Society and … Continue reading

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Interview with Gastón Gordillo by Stuart Elden in Society and Space

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on an interview with Gastón Gordillo, Professor of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, and the author of several books including Landscapes of Devils: Tensions of Place and Memory in the Argentinean Chaco and the forthcoming Rubble: … Continue reading

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