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Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant  by Joshua  David Gonsalves

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant

Joshua David Gonsalves

Feb 2015

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant explicates the ethnic, racial and sexual ambiguity of Cary Grant’s star persona as both an inculcation of (and resistance to) biopolitical imperatives in fifties-era “America”.

Psychology and Capitalism by Ron Roberts

Psychology and Capitalism

Ron Roberts

Feb 2015

How your state of mind makes Big Business Happy

Infinite Fictions by David Winters

Infinite Fictions

David Winters

Jan 2015

Selected writings by one of today's leading young literary critics.

Seen and Not Seen by Jasun Horsley

Seen and Not Seen

Jasun Horsley

Jan 2015

If movies and popular culture shape us from an early age, how do we separate the real from the imaginary?

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be by Rich Moreland

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be

Rich Moreland

Jan 2015

Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world of filmed sex.

Strangled by Phil Knight

Strangled

Phil Knight

Jan 2015

If the Sex Pistols and The Clash represented punk's sacred, then The Stranglers were its profane. Strangled sets out to explain why discussion of this most taboo of bands has for so long been silenced-a collective cultural Omerta.

Selling Our Death Masks by Yesenia Barragan

Selling Our Death Masks

Yesenia Barragan

Dec 2014

Are we pawning our golden immortality for a fistful of cash?

Cyber Disobedience by Jeff Shantz, Jordon Tomblin

Cyber Disobedience

Jeff Shantz
Jordon Tomblin

Nov 2014

Few activities have captured the contemporary popular imagination as hacking and online activism, from Anonymous and beyond. Few political ideas have gained more notoriety recently than anarchism. Yet both remain misunderstood and much maligned.

Unmaking Merlin by Elliot Murphy

Unmaking Merlin

Elliot Murphy

Nov 2014

A unique exploration of how anarchist philosophy and practice has inspired some of the English language's most revered, and reviled, authors.

Grave Desire by Steve Finbow

Grave Desire

Steve Finbow

Nov 2014

From Ancient Egypt to True Blood - death, sex and culture.

BioShock by Robert Jackson

BioShock

Robert Jackson

Nov 2014

A historical, critical look at the famous videogame franchise BioShock.

Malign Velocities by Benjamin Noys

Malign Velocities

Benjamin Noys

Oct 2014

Against the need for speed, Malign Velocities tracks acceleration as the symptom of the ongoing crises of capitalism.

Last Tape, The by Alex Niven

Last Tape, The

Alex Niven

Oct 2014

In this haunting debut collection, Alex Niven explores a poetic hinterland that is also a psychological and cultural wilderness.

Small Towns, Austere Times by Steve Hanson

Small Towns, Austere Times

Steve Hanson

Oct 2014

This book explores small town austere Britain.

OccupyMedia!  by Christian Fuchs

OccupyMedia!

Christian Fuchs

Sep 2014

OccupyMedia! shows how Occupy activists confront capitalism and communication in a world of crisis, capitalism, surveillance and social media.

Chaos Ethics by Chris Bateman

Chaos Ethics

Chris Bateman

Sep 2014

Facing ethical disaster perhaps what we need isn't moral law but moral chaos.

Melancology by Scott Wilson

Melancology

Scott Wilson

Sep 2014

Melancology addresses Black Metal as a form of environmental writing and provides a provocative contribution to debates on ecology.

Magic Kingdom, The by Dan Hind

Magic Kingdom, The

Dan Hind

Sep 2014

What would you need if you wanted to live in a democracy? What would living in a democracy be like?

Networkologies by Christopher Vitale

Networkologies

Christopher Vitale

Sep 2014

Networks are the future: here's the first philosophy based on networks, a new image of thought for a hyperconnected age.

Open Book Theater Management by Rafe Beckley

Open Book Theater Management

Rafe Beckley

Sep 2014

How to run a low/no budget theatre company or production, without losing either your integrity or your shirt.

Serial Agencies by Frank Kelleter

Serial Agencies

Frank Kelleter

Sep 2014

Serial Agencies investigates how public and academic reactions to The Wire have contributed to the narrative's serial evolution and cultural performance

That Option No Longer Exists by John Medhurst

That Option No Longer Exists

John Medhurst

Aug 2014

The 1970s in Britain were years of immense social, cultural and political liberation aborted by a right-wing counter revolution.

Thing, The by Dylan Trigg

Thing, The

Dylan Trigg

Aug 2014

Phenomenology redefined through body horror.

Rules Without Rulers by Matthew Wilson

Rules Without Rulers

Matthew Wilson

Aug 2014

Is life without the state really possible, and, if so, what would such a life look like?

In Confidence: Talking Frankly about Fame by Laurie Taylor

In Confidence: Talking Frankly about Fame

Laurie Taylor

Aug 2014

Celebrity artists, scientists, actors, film-makers and novelists on being famous.

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