New Books in Critical Theory

Interviews with Scholars of Critical Theory about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/critical-theory/

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episode 97: Jamila Lee-Johnson, and Ashley Gaskew, "Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education" (Routledge, 2018)


Jamila and Ashley talk to us about the importance of centering voices and perspectives that have been traditionally marginalized in the academy...


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Leta Hong Fincher, "Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China" (Verso, 2018)


Hong Fincher makes the case that the subjugation of women is a key component of the authoritarian state...


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episode 102: Mickey and Dick Flacks, "Making History/Making Blintzes: How Two Red Diaper Babies Found Each Other and Discovered America" (Rutgers UP, 2018)


As active members of the Civil Rights movement and the anti-Vietnam War movement in the 1960s, and leaders in today’s social movements, the Flacks' stories are a first-hand account of progressive American activism from the 1960s to the present.


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episode 101: Laurence Cox, "Why Social Movements Matter: An Introduction" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018)


Cox highlights how social movements have shaped the world we live in and their importance for today’s social struggles...


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episode 25: John Komlos, "Foundations of Real-World Economics: What Every Economics Student Needs to Know" (Routledge, 2019)


Komlos argues that the 2008 financial crisis, the rise of Trumpism and the other populist movements which have followed in their wake ‘have grown out of the frustrations of those hurt by the economic policies advocated by conventional economists....


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episode 120: Tina Sikka, "Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice: The Standpoint of the Vulnerable" (Springer, 2019)


How can feminist theory help address the climate crisis?


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 2019-03-21  41m
 
 

episode 15: Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing


In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic...


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 2019-03-19  32m
 
 

episode 187: Kate Ervine, "Carbon" (Polity, 2018)


Kate Ervine provides an accessible and trenchant introduction to the severity of our situation and the international climate politics of the past 30 years...


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 2019-03-12  51m
 
 

episode 126: Natalie Koch, "Critical Geographies of Sport: Space, Power, and Sport in Global Perspective" (Routledge, 2017)


In Critical geographies, Koch joins other scholars to address a wide range of sports issues, including the demolition of South Korea’s Dongdaemun baseball stadium, professional wrestling in the territorial era in the United States, and the identity politics of the Gaelic Athletic Association...


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