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The point is to change it : geographies of hope and survival in an age of crisis

Author: Noel Castree
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Antipode book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. This book brings together leading critical social scientists to consider the major challenges of our time and what is to be done about them; it applies diagnostic and normative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Castree
ISBN: 9781405198349 1405198346
OCLC Number: 430838731
Notes: "First published as volume 41, supplement 1 of Antipode."--Title page verso.
Description: 354 pages ; 23 cm.
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.
Series Title: Antipode book series.
Other Titles: Geographies of hope and survival in an age of crisis
Antipode.
Responsibility: edited by Noel Castree [and others].

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As critical social scientists are apt to say, following Marx, the point of our work is not simply to interpret the world but to change it. The Point is to Change it brings together leading  Read more...
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In all, an applaudable work of thoughtful scholarship. (Swedish Society for Anthropology & Geography, 2011)

 
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