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Fear of Music

Why People Get Rothko But Don't Get Stockhausen

David Stubbs

Apr 2009

An examination of why modern art can be easier to appreciate than modern music.

One Dimensional Woman

Nina Power

Nov 2009

Exposes the dark heart of contemporary cultural life by examining pornography, consumer capitalism and the ideology of women's work.

Classless

Recent Essays on British Film

Carl Neville

Oct 2010

Why nobody who knows Britain recognises the Britain represented in British films.A general-interest, polemical book on contemporary British Cinema that focuses heavily on cult movies like "Withnail and I" and "Sexy Beast" both of which have committed audi

Awkwardness

An Essay

Adam Kotsko

Nov 2010

Argues that the awkwardness of our age is a key to understanding human experience.

Non-Stop Inertia

Ivor Southwood

Mar 2011

A theoretical investigation into the culture of precarious work, digital consumption and personal flexibility, calling for a counter-discourse of resistance.

Slime Dynamics

Ben Woodard

Sep 2012

Through speculative philosophy and lurid cultural objects, Slime Dynamics explores the muck of life as a darkly vitalistic substance.

Exposing Phallacy

An Exploration of Flashing in a Contemporary Context

Kate Gould

Aug 2012

A sexual climate consumed by display ought to be ideal for flashers, yet their actions are taboo and illegal.

Expanding World, The

Towards a Politics of Microspection

Michael Cronin

Feb 2012

The world gets bigger not smaller all the time and this is very good news for humanity.

Dead Man Working

Carl Cederstrom
Peter Fleming

May 2012

An analysis of the dead man working and the way in which capital is now colonizing life itself.

Media Against Democracy, The

Thomas Field

Apr 2015

A radical critique of existing institutions.

Capitalised Education

An immanent materialist account of Kate Middleton

David R. Cole

Jun 2014

Understanding how Kate Middleton can be conceived in the current geopolitical situation

How To Like Everything

A Utopia

Paul Shepheard

Jul 2013

There is no absolute truth but there is absolutely everything

Small Towns, Austere Times

The Dialectics of Deracinated Localism

Steve Hanson

Oct 2014

This book explores small town austere Britain.

Why are Animals Funny?

Everyday Analysis - Volume 1

EDA Collective

Mar 2014

Analysing the signs of everyday life.

Resilience & Melancholy

pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James

Feb 2015

Neoliberalism co-opts noisy riots like feminism and hardcore music--can melancholic siren songs fight back?

Austerity Ecology & the Collapse-porn Addicts

A defence of growth, progress, industry and stuff

Leigh Phillips

Oct 2015

Modernity is not the cause of our ecological woes. Only through a deepening of our modernity can we save the planet.

Twerking to Turking

Everyday Analysis - Volume 2

EDA Collective

May 2015

Analysing the signs of everyday life in an ABC of modern phenomena from Advertising to Language, Sport to Education, Film and TV to Work and Play, and Politics to Comic Universes.

Lazarus in the Multiple

Awakening to the Era of Complexity

Camaren Peter

Jan 2016

Surviving the anthropocene; the era of complexity!

Against Capitalist Education

What is Education for?

Nadim Bakhshov

Dec 2015

The birth of a revolutionary art of world-creation.

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