Uniting Struggles: Critical Social Research in Critical Times

ISBN-10: 1926958152

ISBN-13: 9781926958156

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With the reverberations of the Great Recession still wreaking havoc throughout much of the world, this issue of Alternate Routes brings together articles based on their dedication to critical social research in critical times. Articles range from an examination of post-9/11 Hollywood cinema to climate-induced migration, neoliberalism and the global economic crisis, labour struggles, left political regroupment, knowledge production in social movements and re-thinking socialism. Included, as well, are short analytical pieces, editorials and interviews with noted activists and academics, and a number of contemporary book reviews. Table of Contents: Articles - 1. Anjali Pandey: "War on Terror" via a "War of Words" Fear, Loathing and Name-calling in Hollywood's Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq 11] 2. Elaine Kelly: A Rough Climate For Migration 59] 3. Martijn Konings: Neoliberalism & the State 85] 4. Randall Germain: Power, the State and Global Politics After the Great Freeze: Towards a New Articulation? 99] 5. Carlo Fanelli & Priscillia Lefebvre: The Ottawa and Gatineau Museum Workers' Strike: Precarious Employment and the Public Sector Squeeze 121] 6. Richard Fidler: Quebec Solidaire: A Quebecois Approach to Building a Broad Left Party 147] 7. Aziz Choudry: On Knowledge Production, Learning and Research in Struggle 175] 8. Jeff Noonen: Socialism as a Life-Coherent Society 195] Interventions - 9. Michael Parenti: Profit Pathology and Disposable Planet 217] 10. Pat Armstrong: Canadian Health Care: Privatization and Gendered Labour 223] 11. Sut Jhally: Articulation, Cultural Studies, and Education 231] 12. Michael Perelman: The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles The Economy By Stunting Workers 248] 13. Noam Chomsky: Democracy & the Public University 225] 14. Garry Potter: Imaginaries and Realities, Utopia and Dystopia 265] Book Reviews - 15. Aaron Henry: Zizek, Slavoj. "First As Tragedy, Then As Farce." 279] 16. Naomi Alisa Calnitsky: Foster, John Bellamy, Brett Clark and Richard York. "The Ecological Rift: Capitalism's War on the Earth." 285] 17. Brandon Tozzo: Kolin, Andrew. " State Power and Democracy: Before and After The Presidency Of George W. Bush." 288] 18. Ryan Boyd: Hugill, David. "Missing Women, Missing News: Covering Crisis in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside." 291] 19. Chris Hurl: Engler, Allan. "Economic Democracy: The Working Class Alternative to Capitalism." 296] 20. Matthew Nelson: Herman, S. Edward. "The Politics of Genocide." 300]
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Publisher: Red Quill Books
Pages: 308
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.71" tall

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