Anticapitalism: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides Revised edition)

Anticapitalism: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides Revised edition)

By: Simon Tormey (author)Paperback

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Every aspect of the anti-capitalist world is covered in this helpful guide, from WOMBLES to Zapatistas, NGOs to environmentalism, Paris 1968 to Seattle, and beyond. Picking up where Naomi Klein left off, this is not so much a manifesto as a roadmap, which captures the essence of the movement, and also articulates a range of possibilities for future alternatives to the corporate domination of our planet.

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Author Simon Tormey is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham, England.


Introduction: 'Beginning' anti-capitalism 1. The hows and whys of the thing called 'capitalism' 2. Why 'Seattle'? 1968, the 'end of history' and the birth of contemporary anti-capitalism 3. A 'movement of movements' (i): 'reformism' or 'globalisation with a human face' 4. A 'movement of movements' (ii): renegades, radicals and revolutionaries 5. The future(s) of anti-capitalism: problems and perspectives Glossary of key terms, thinkers and movements Contemporary anti-capitalism: a timeline Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/06/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781780742502
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781780742502
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 1780742509
  • edition: Revised edition

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