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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.

How to Read a History Book

The Hidden History of History

Marshall T. Poe

Jan 2018

How to Read a History Book explains who writes history books, how the writers are trained, and why they write them.

Psy-Complex in Question

Critical Review in Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Social Theory

Ian Parker

Jan 2018

Tracing a series of key debates in and against the psy-complex.

Neglected or Misunderstood: Introducing Theodor Adorno

Stuart Walton

Dec 2017

An introductory approach that evaluates Theodor Adorno's work in its own terms and within those of present-day critical theory.

Los Indignados: Tides of Social Insertion in Spain

Richard R. Weiner
Ivan Lopez

Dec 2017

A movement that is transforming Spanish politics and society, heralding an end to the Transition since Franco, and responding to multiple legitimation crises in Spain and in Europe.

Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left

Ian Parker

Dec 2017

Fifty revolutionary keywords for a new left.

Serf's Journal, A

The Story of the United States' Longest Wildcat Strike

Terry Tapp

Nov 2017

The Story of the United States' Longest Wildcat Strike.

Punk Is Dead: Modernity Killed Every Night

Andrew Gallix
Richard Cabut

Oct 2017

An anthology featuring the most astute commentators and participants of the underground rise of punk, in this nuanced portrait of the era.

Georgian Portraits

Essays on the Afterlives of a Revolution

Katrine Bendtsen Gotfredsen
Martin Demant Frederiksen

Oct 2017

Ten ethnographic portraits telling the story of the social and political aftermaths of revolution.

Fire Hides Everywhere

Julian Feeld

Oct 2017

Technology failed, most died. On an abandoned farm in the middle of France, an old man cares for a group of survivors: all children. Then he suffers a stroke, which comes to end their world for a second time.

Off-Modern, The

Psychology Estranged

Ron Roberts

Sep 2017

A new psychology for a new society.

Writing on the Wall, The

On the Decomposition of Capitalism and Its Critics

Alastair Hemmens
Anselm Jappe

Sep 2017

A new approach to the meaning of social emancipation

Lenin Lives!

Reimagining the Russian Revolution 1917-2017

Philip Cunliffe

Sep 2017

What if history had had a happy ending? To change the future, we need to reimagine the past.

How the Establishment Lost Control

Chris Nineham

Aug 2017

An examination of dramatic developments across the British political landscape and the current crisis of consent, post-Brexit.

Anatomy of Thought-Fiction

CHS report, April 2214

Joanna Demers

Jul 2017

Why do people choose to believe things they know are untrue?

Henry, Henry

A Novella

Brian Willems

Jun 2017

A brilliantly conceived, wild and thought-provoking tale of composer Henry Purcell and his unscholarly contemporary biographers.

Kill All Normies

Online culture wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right

Angela Nagle

Jun 2017

How internet subcultures are conquering the mainstream, from from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right.

That Existential Leap: a crime story

Dolan Cummings

May 2017

A riveting novel that toys with the conventions of detective and gangster novels, giving them a sharp, philosophical twist.

Deconstructing Dirty Dancing

Stephen Lee Naish

Apr 2017

It's time to take Dirty Dancing out of the corner and place it under the microscope.

Uncertain Futures

An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present

Edmund Berger

Feb 2017

A detailed look into the economic and political conditions of our present moment from a Marxist perspective.

Advancing Conversations: Srećko Horvat - Subversion!

Alfie Bown
Srećko Horvat

Feb 2017

An interview with acclaimed European philosopher and political activist Srećko Horvat.

Continuity and Rupture

Philosophy in the Maoist Terrain

J. Moufawad-Paul

Dec 2016

A philosophical examination of the theoretical terrain of contemporary Maoism premised on the counter-intuitive assumption that Maoism did not emerge as a coherent theory until the end of the 1980s.

Officious

Rise of the busybody state

Josie Appleton

Dec 2016

Anatomy of the new breed of state regulation colonising everyday life.

Dark Matters

A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

Nick Dunn

Nov 2016

Where now for the secret, the contemplative, the quiet and subterranean in our cities? The question may no longer be what spaces we wish to engage with but when we do.

Politactics

Political Conversations from Everyday Analysis

EDA Collective

Oct 2016

The everyday of politics is the politics of the everyday.

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