The Social Dynamics of Information, Networks and Software
This book is the first general social analysis that seriously considers the daily experience of information disruption and software failure within contemporary Western society. Through an investigation of informationalism, defined as a contemporary form of capitalism, it describes the social...
To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Rethinking Globalizations
Globalised neo-liberalism has produced multiple crises – social, ecological, political. In the past, crises of global order have generated large-scale social transformations, and the current crises likewise hold a transformative promise. Social movements become a crucial barometer, in signalling...
Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge
The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics
In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy...
Published November 14th 2013 by Unknown
Alternative Projections to Neoliberal Globalisation
Even in the face of neoliberal globalization, nationalism remains a significant political force. The leading contributors to this new volume explore the extent to which nationalism can be a foundation for alternative solidarities. Against the axiom that with globalization ‘all that is solid melts...
Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge
An Historical Perspective on the Future of Reading Research, Public Policy, and Classroom Practices
Offering the wisdom that only experience and expertise in the field can bring, this book takes a critical look into the present and the future of literacy as envisioned by leading reading researchers. The lead author of each chapter, and in some cases more than one, of the authors, is a...
Published July 6th 2009 by Routledge
A Guide for Schools
Demonstrating how schools can reduce conflict and bullying, this title promotes tolerance and stimulates a positive attitude to teaching and learning by creating an emotionally literate environment....
Published August 5th 2004 by David Fulton Publishers