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Andy Merrifield, Lefebvre in the age of COVID: Lessons from The Urban Revolution and Paris Commune – Monthly Review online

Andy Merrifield, Lefebvre in the age of COVID: Lessons from The Urban Revolution and Paris Commune – Monthly Review online Henri Lefebvre’s The Urban Revolution (1970) quietly celebrated its 50th birthday under lockdown, and our greatest ever urban revolution, the Paris Commune (1871), … Continue reading

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Nick Vaughan-Williams, Vernacular Border Security: Citizens’ Narratives of Europe’s ‘Migration Crisis’ – Oxford University Press, June 2021

Nick Vaughan-Williams, Vernacular Border Security: Citizens’ Narratives of Europe’s ‘Migration Crisis’ – Oxford University Press, June 2021 Since the peak of Europe’s so-called 2015 ‘migration crisis’, the dominant governmental response has been to turn to deterrent border security across the … Continue reading

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Tuomo Alhojärvi, For Postcapitalist Studies: Inheriting Futures of Space and Economy – Nordia, March 2021 (open access)

Tuomo Alhojärvi, For Postcapitalist Studies: Inheriting Futures of Space and Economy – Nordia, March 2021 The worldwide social and ecological unravelling of the 21st century presents an unprecedented challenge for thinking and practising liveable economies. As life support systems are … Continue reading

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Candace Fujikane, Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler Cartographies in Hawai’i – Duke University Press, March 2021 (open access introduction)

Candace Fujikane, Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler Cartographies in Hawai’i – Duke University Press, March 2021 The Introduction is open access here. In Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future, Candace Fujikane contends that the practice … Continue reading

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Maria Koinova, Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Contested States – Oxford University Press, March 2021

Maria Koinova, Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Contested States – Oxford University Press, March 2021 Why do conflict-generated diasporas mobilize in contentious and non-contentious ways or use mixed strategies? This book develops a theory of socio-spatial positionality and its implications for the … Continue reading

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Two radio programmes on Foucault from 1984 and 1988

Two radio programmes on Foucault Michel Foucault : Le souci de l’autre (1984 / France Culture) – thanks to Tim Howles for sharing this and also Michel Foucault (1926-1984) : Une vie, une oeuvre [1988 / France Culture] There are … Continue reading

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Mark Olsson, Constructing Foucault’s Ethics: A Poststructuralist Moral Theory for the Twenty-First Century – Manchester University Press, June 2021 and A Normative Foucauldian: Selected Papers of Mark Olssen – Brill, July 2021

Mark Olsson, Constructing Foucault’s Ethics: A Poststructuralist Moral Theory for the Twenty-First Century – Manchester University Press, June 2021 The work of Michel Foucault has had a huge influence on contemporary philosophy, but one thing it lacks is a normative … Continue reading

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Étienne Balibar — Politics and Science: One Vocation or Two?

Étienne Balibar — Politics and Science: One Vocation or Two? at boundary 2 online (open access) Translated from the French by Tommaso Manfredini, originally published in Libération

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Ben Jacobsen and David Beer, Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past – Bristol University Press, April 2021

Ben Jacobsen and David Beer, Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past – Bristol University Press, April 2021 Social media platforms hold vast amounts of biographical data about our lives. They … Continue reading

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Paul Allen Miller, Foucault’s Seminars on Antiquity: Learning to Speak the Truth – Bloomsbury, November 2021

Paul Allen Miller, Foucault’s Seminars on Antiquity: Learning to Speak the Truth – Bloomsbury, November 2021 In 1980, Michel Foucault’s work makes two decisive turns. On the one hand, as announced at the start of his course at the Collège … Continue reading

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