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: Representing Jihad. The Appearing and Disappearing Radical

About the book: The jihad has been at the centre of the West's securitization discourse for more than a decade. Theorists constantly use the jihadist as a discursive tool to further their neoliberal, military and market agendas, perpetuating massive gaps of understanding between "the West", Muslims and jihadists themselves. They are helped by Muslim interlocutors, Read more…

T Wignesan: Poietics: Disquisitions on the Art of Creation

  T. Wignesan T.Wignesan, a Stateless Person, born to immigrant Tamil parents in the dense jungle outpost station in Kuala Krai, Kelantan (one of four un-Federated Malay States where sultans reigned under Siamese suzerainty) where his father was posted by the British Railway Administration – apparently to shoot on sight vagrant tigers – was kicked Read more…

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Peter Watt: Drug War Mexico. Politics, Neoliberalism and Violence in the New Narcoeconomy
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: The Arab Spring: The End of Postcolonialism

About the book This pioneering explanation of the Arab Spring will define a new era of thinking about the Middle East. In this landmark book, Hamid Dabashi argues that the revolutionary uprisings that have engulfed multiple countries and political climes from Morocco to Iran and from Syria to Yemen, were driven by a 'Delayed Defiance' Read more…

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: Capitalism: A Structural Genocide

About the book In the wake of the global financial crisis, and ongoing savage government cuts across the world, Garry Leech addresses a pressing and necessary topic: the nature of contemporary capitalism, and how it inherently generates inequality and structural violence. Drawing on a number of fascinating case studies from across the world – including Read more…

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: The Voices from the West Bank

Voices from the West Bank   Chris Jones & Michael Lavalette  Over 60% of the Palestinians living in the West Bank are under 20 years old. It is from their experiences and stories that Voices from the West Bank explores this extraordinarily besieged society and the Palestinians’ enduring resistance to a ruthless occupation. “Palestine is one of the most analyzed areas Read more…

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: Voices from the West Bank

Voices from the West Bank   Chris Jones & Michael Lavalette  Over 60% of the Palestinians living in the West Bank are under 20 years old. It is from their experiences and stories that Voices from the West Bank explores this extraordinarily besieged society and the Palestinians’ enduring resistance to a ruthless occupation. “Palestine is one of the most analyzed areas Read more…

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: The Activists Handbook: A Step by Step Guide to Participatory Democracy

Table of Contents Introduction 1: Activism, advocacy and the practice of democracy 2: Building successful social movements 3: Strategy: The art of activism 4: Planning and mapping your campaign: practical tools and processes 5: Media, publicity and research 6: Public sector activism: How to change the law and influence government policy 7: Corporate Activism 8: Read more…

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: The Politics of Indigeneity
: Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence

From Africa to Asia and Latin America, the era of climate wars has begun. Extreme weather is breeding banditry, humanitarian crisis, and state failure. In Tropic of Chaos, investigative journalist Christian Parenti travels along the front lines of this gathering catastrophe–the belt of economically and politically battered postcolonial nations and war zones girding the planet's Read more…

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