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Public Power in the Age of Empire

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ISBN-10: 1583226826

ISBN-13: 9781583226827

Edition: 2004

Authors: Arundhati Roy

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"The scale of what Roy surveys is staggering. Her pointed indictment is devastating."-The New York Times Book Review "Reading Arundhati Roy is how the peace movement arms itself. She turns our grief and rage into courage."-Naomi Klein, author of No Logo In her major address to the 99th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association on August 16, 2004-"Public Power in the Age of Empire," broadcast nationally on C-Span Book TV, Democracy Now! and Alternative Radio-writer Arundhati Roy brilliantly examines the limits to democracy in the world today. Bringing the same care to her prose that she brought to her Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things, Roy discusses the need…    
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 11/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Suzanna Arundhati Roy, 1961 - Suzanna Roy was born November 24, 1961. Her parents divorced and she lived with her mother Mary Roy, a social activist, in Aymanam. Her mother ran an informal school named Corpus Christi and it was there Roy developed her intellectual abilities, free from the rules of formal education. At the age of 16, she left home and lived on her own in a squatter's colony in Delhi. She went six years without seeing her mother. She attended Delhi School of Architecture where she met and married fellow student Gerard Da Cunha. Neither had a great interest in architecture so they quit school and went to Goa. They stayed there for seven months and returned broke. Their…