Monthly Archives: July 2013

Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism

Verso have announced the publication of Althusser’s On the Reproduction of Capitalism: Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses, for early 2014. What is perhaps Louis Althusser’s most famous text, “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses,” published in 1970 and very influential ever since, … Continue reading

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Grégoire Chamayou – books received

Derek Gregory has discussed Grégoire Chamayou, Théorie du drone in four detailed posts on his Geographical Imaginations blog – here, here, here and here. On the strength of the first two of these I picked up a copy of this book and Chamayou’s … Continue reading

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Derrida books received

I’ve done a couple of reviews for University of Chicago Press recently. I got most of the recent books I wanted for one review, and for the other filled in a few gaps in my Derrida shelf. His first seminar … Continue reading

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Sara Fregonese and Ralf Brand, The Radicals’ City

Originally posted on everydaygeopolitics:
The Radicals’ City is now available from Ashgate.  

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Arun Saldanha – Some Principles of Geocommunism

At Geocritique: Concentration of CO2 has hit 400 ppm. The economic crisis has from the start been an opportunity for an entrenchment of the economic power of the global elite. Hiding their oxymoronic status, green capitalism, ethical consumerism and geo-engineering … Continue reading

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Conference: Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization

Originally posted on UTS Urban Forum:
Please have a look at the Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, San Antonio, TX, USA, March 19-22, 2014. Urban areas have grown at an unprecedented rate in the last decade. More of the…

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Routes, Roads and Landscapes reviewed

Originally posted on Society and space:
Routes, Roads and Landscapes, a profusely illustrated collection edited by a group of Norwegian scholars (Mari Hvattum, Brita Brenna, Beate Elvebakk and Janike Kampevold Larsen), is reviewed by Julian Baker. Published by Ashgate in…

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Foucault in Rio 1973-74

The ‘Truth and Juridical Forms’ lectures Between 21-25 May 1973, Foucault gave five lectures in Rio de Janeiro. These were under the collective title of ‘Truth and Juridical Forms’. They were published in Portuguese in 1974, in French in 1994 … Continue reading

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Adam Kirsch on Sloterdijk in the New Republic

Adam Kirsch discusses some of the recent Sloterdijk translations in the New Republic – thanks to Mark George for the link.

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Capitalism and the Earth – Punctum Books

Originally posted on GAPING EARTH:
I am excited to announce that the ever-brilliant Nigel Clark, Arun Saldanha and Kathryn Yusoff are editing a book entitled Capitalism and the Earth to be published with Punctum Books next year. It will build…

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