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Politics & Political Theory

Spaces of Capital/Spaces of Resistance, Review by Phil Roberts

Hesketh’s book describes the uneven and combined articulations of Gramsci’s concepts of “passive revolution” and “hegemony” in an analysis of the EZLN and APPO movements in Mexico. This is a must read for researchers who are trying to explore the potential for anti-capitalist resistance without simplifying it to a question of global capital versus global labor.

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Phil Roberts

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Politics & Political Theory

Spaces of Capital/Spaces of Resistance, Review by Phil Roberts

Hesketh’s book describes the uneven and combined articulations of Gramsci’s concepts of “passive revolution” and “hegemony” in an analysis of the EZLN and APPO movements in Mexico. This is a must read for researchers who are trying to explore the potential for anti-capitalist resistance without simplifying it to a question of global capital versus global labor.

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Phil Roberts

Science and Technology

The Eye of War, Review by Oliver Belcher

In this extraordinary survey, Bousquet examines the promises, mysteries, and anxieties that undergird ‘perceptual technologies,’ and their strange pride of place in executing contemporary warfare.

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Oliver Belcher

Borders and Migration

Migration and the Built Environment

"The City in Transgression" transcends resistance, which is typically seen as organised mobilisations against capital in the form of uprisings. Behind the cameras and the curtain of publicity, along with the glitz of media razzmatazz, many migrants are involved in covert resistance, a silent revolution

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Franklin Obeng-Odoom

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