9781444397352

The Point Is To Change It Geographies of Hope and Survival in an Age of Crisis

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    9781444397352

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    1444397354

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2012-05-17
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

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 Brings together leading critical social scientists to consider the major challenges of our time and what is to be done about them Applies diagnostic and normative reasoning to momentous issues including the global economic crisis, transnational environmental problems, record levels of malnourishment, never ending wars, and proliferating natural disasters Theoretically diverse - a range of perspectives are put to work ranging from Marxism and feminism to anarchism The chapters comprise advanced but accessible analyses of the present and future world order

Author Biography

Noel Castree is a Professor in the School of Environment and Development, Manchester University.

Paul Chatterton directs the MA for Social Activism at the University of Leeds.

Nik Heynen is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia.

Wendy Larner is a Professor of Geography at Bristol University who works on globalisation and gender.

Melissa W. Wright is an Associate Professor in the Geography and Women's Studies at The Pennsylvania State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Point Is To Change It
Now and Then
The Idea of Socialism
The Revolutionary Imperative
To Make Live or Let Die? Rural Dispossession and the Protection of Surplus Populations
Postneoliberalism and Its Malcontents
D/developments after the Meltdown
Is the Globalization Consensus Dead?
The Uses of Neoliberalism
Crisis, Continuity and Change
Money Games
Pre-Black Futures
The Shape of Capitalism to Come
Who Counts? Dilemmas of Justice in a Postwestphalian World
The Communist Hypothesis and Revolutionary Capitalisms
An Economic Ethics for the Anthropocene
Index
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