Anarchist Studies

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, 2008

Anarchy Alive! Anti-Authoritarian Politics from Practice to Theory
Anarchy Alive! Anti-Authoritarian Politics from Practice to Theory Uri Gordon Pluto Press London 2007 ISBN 9780745326832 (Paperback), £15.99It is widely recognised that these are exciting times for anarchist theory. Uri Gordon's book is one of many by...
Beyond Primitivism: Towards a Twenty-First Century Anarchist Theory and Praxis for Science and Technology
ABSTRACTThe authoritarian and ecologically destructive juggernaut of state-supported big science and technology in the twentieth century understandably fostered a deep pessimism and suspicion towards science and technology among many in the green, anarchist,...
Communalism or Caricature: Patterns of Bookchin Critique
Communalism or caricature: patterns of Bookchin critique Social Ecology and Communalism Murray Bookchin AK Press, Edinburgh 2007 ISBN: 978-1904869499, 118 pagesBeing a Bookchinite Chuck Morse Chuck Morse, New York 2007 27pp. (Also due to appear in the...
Editorial
Welcome all. This issue is packed, so I'll keep it brief. First, thanks to all the contributors, readers and referees for their time and hard work and particularly to Sharif, for facilitating such a smooth transition.Eagle-eyed readers will notice that...
El Anarcosindicalismo Español. Una Historia En Imagenes
El anarcosindicalismo español. Una historia en imagenes Colectivo Solidario Confederacion Sindical Solidaridad Obrera, Madrid 2007 367 pages, ISBN 978-84-611-7337-2; 12 available from http://www.nodo50.org/sobrera/Marking the centenary of Solidaridad...
Leo Tolstoy on the State: A Detailed Picture of Tolstoy's Denunciation of State Violence and Deception
ABSTRACTLeo Tolstoy's peculiar religious and political thought has been discussed in numerous studies, yet few of these address a core anarchist concern: his criticisms of the state. Tolstoy denounces not just war but also law and the economy as violent...
Open Form and the Abstract Imperative: Herbert Read and Contemporary Anarchist Art
ABSTRACTDuring the 1930s, in a series of articles defending abstraction in art, Herbert Read argued an anarchist society is liberating because the order it generates is founded upon the free creativity of its participants. The precondition of social...
The Kate Sharpley Library
During the late 1960s and early 1970s British anarchism was reconfigured when the Freedom Press Group, previously largely on its own, began to be confronted by a series of initiatives by Albert Meltzer, once a valued collaborator on Freedom but by now...
Victor, Emile, Georges, Fernand et Les Autres ...Regards Sur le Syndicalisme Révolutionnaire
Victor, Emile, Georges, Fernand et les autres ...Regards sur le syndicalisme révolutionnaire Michel Pigenet and Pierre Robin (eds.) Editions d'Albret, Bopuloc: 2007 336pp., ISBN: 978-2-913055-15-5, 182006 saw the centenary of the Charte d'Amiens, the...