Παρασκευή, 19 Φεβρουαρίου 2010

New Perspectives on Anarchism

Ένα νέο επιστημονικό - φιλοσοφικό βιβλίο που πραγματώνεται τις προοπτικές του σύγχρονου Αναρχισμού στον 21ου αιώνα. Μια θεώρηση σχέσης του σύγχρονου αναρχισμού προς την ίδια την κοινωνία, το φυσικό περιβάλλον, τον πολιτισμό, την θρησκεία, τον δημιουργικό ακτιβισμό κλπ. Το βιβλίο εκδώθηκε τον Αύγουστο του 2009 από τον εκδοτικό οίκο Lexington Books στις Ην. Πολιτείες





"New Perspectives on Anarchism is a tour de force. This collection of essays by such a large, diverse, and distinguished group of contributors, treating the subject from so many different perspectives, is likely to play a major role in dispelling negative stereotypes and making anarchism a significant topic in the discourse of contemporary social and political philosophy."—William L. McBride, Purdue University


The study of anarchism as a philosophical, political, and social movement has burgeoned both in the academy and in the global activist community in recent years. Taking advantage of this boom in anarchist scholarship, Nathan J. Jun and Shane Wahl have compiled twenty-six cutting-edge essays on this timely topic in New Perspectives on Anarchism. This collection of essays is unique in its global and multi-cultural scope, as its contributors hail from across the globe.

The scholars and activists featured in New Perspectives on Anarchism view anarchism from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, and ecology. Together, they attest to the vibrancy, intrepidity, and diversity of contemporary anarchist studies both within and without the academy. New Perspectives on Anarchism's broad approach to anarchism will make it appealing to scholars and political activists from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.

List of Contributors
Samantha E. Bankston, Harold Barclay, Lewis Call, Alexandre J.M.E. Christoyannopoulos, Vernon Cisney, Jesse Cohn, Abraham DeLeon, Francis Dupuis-Déri, Benjamin Franks, Clive Gabay, Karen Goaman, Rodrigo Gomes Guimarães, Uri Gordon, James Horrox, Anthony Ince, Sandra Jeppesen, Stavros Karageorgakis, Elizabeth Kolovou, Thomas Martin, Todd May, Nicolae Morar, Irène Pereira, Stevphen Shukaitis, Mick Smith, Scott Turner, Salvo Vaccaro, Mitchell Verter, Dana Ward, and Dana M. Williams.

About the Editors
Nathan J. Jun is assistant professor of philosophy and coordinator of the philosophy program at Midwestern State University.



Shane Wahl is an instructor in philosophy at Ivy Tech Community College and teaches philosophy and debate to gifted children through Purdue University's Gifted Education Resource Institute.




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