This book explores small town austere Britain.
The text argues for a return to both dialectical thinking and politicized community research, in light of the current 'austere' landscape, in order to intellectually militate against centre-right think tanks. It also urges for a kind of epistemological anarchism, which refuses to view the small towns which are the subject of the book through existing 'common sense' paradigms, particularly those of state and capital, but also those of cosy localism.
A feminist dissection of women's bodies as the fleshy fulcrum of capitalist cannibalism, whereby women are both consumers and consumed.
Exposes the dark heart of contemporary cultural life by examining pornography, consumer capitalism and the ideology of women's work.
A provocative challenge to the standard ideology that Western power is a benevolent force in the world.
An examination of why modern art can be easier to appreciate than modern music.
An analysis of the dead man working and the way in which capital is now colonizing life itself.
A theoretical investigation into the culture of precarious work, digital consumption and personal flexibility, calling for a counter-discourse of resistance.
Argues that the awkwardness of our age is a key to understanding human experience.
Argues that our fascination with cold and ruthless television characters reflects a broken social contract.
Modernity is not the cause of our ecological woes. Only through a deepening of our modernity can we save the planet.
Life in the West Bank, the nature of pedagogy and the role of a university under occupation.