Category Archives: Mark Neocleous

The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida/Roudinesco, Nichols, Brennan, Neocleous, Shell, Society and Space

In all that packaging were four books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work – Derrida/Roudinesco, For What Tomorrow… ; Timothy Brennan, Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies; Robert Nichols, The World of Freedom: Heidegger, Foucault, and the … Continue reading

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Symposium on Mark Neocleous, War Power, Police Power – LSE, 20 November 2014

Details of a book symposium on Mark Neocleous’s latest – War Power, Police Power.

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A Taste for the Secret: Interview with Mark Neocleous

Interesting interview with Mark Neocleous at Critical Legal Thinking, conducted by Gülden Özcan and Ersin Vedat Elgür. The interview was originally published in Turkish.

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Radical Philosophy 185 out now

Radical Philosophy No 185 is out now. It has obituaries of Stuart Hall, Alberto Toscano’s discussion of Etienne Balibar, Mark Neocleous on monsters and police, a non-nationalist argument for an independent Scotland, and some pieces on Auguste Blanqui by Jacques Rancière, Daniel Bensaïd … Continue reading

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Mark Neocleous, War Power, Police Power – sample chapter available

Mark Neocleous’s book War Power, Police Power has just been published. You can read a sample chapter here. In this, the first book to deal with the concepts of war power and police power together, Mark Neocleous deals with these questions … Continue reading

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Peter Adey lectures at Durham – IAS and Geography

Peter Adey of Royal Holloway is a fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies at Durham this term – these are his lectures during his time there (via rhulgeopolitics). First, on Monday 27 January, there’s ‘Light and Levitation: Vertical Critique‘. … Continue reading

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Books I’m looking forward to in 2014

Some of the books I’m looking forward to this year include Henri Lefebvre, Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment (edited by Łukasz Stanek and previously unpublished in any language); Neil Brenner’s epic edited collection Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization; Mick Dillon’s Biopolitics of Security in the 21st … Continue reading

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Mark Neocleous, War Power, Police Power

Mark Neocleous’s book War Power, Police Power is due for publication in February 2014. From waste to drones and no-fly zones Why is liberalism so obsessed with waste? Is there a drone above you now? Are you living in a … Continue reading

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Joshua Barkan, Corporate Sovereignty

One of the advantages of most of my books still being in boxes is that I’m reading a lot of books as I get them, instead of putting them on the ‘to read’ shelf and turning to something more immediately … Continue reading

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