Tag: Book Reviews

  • Episode 57 – Book Review Roundtable: Art & Climate Change

    Episode 57 – Book Review Roundtable: Art & Climate Change

    The book provides an overview of ecologically conscious contemporary art that responds to today‚Äôs environmental crisis, from species extinction to climate change. Art and Climate Change collects a wide range of artistic responses to our current ecological emergency. When the future of life on Earth is threatened, creative production for its own sake is not…

  • Episode 52 – Book Review Roundtable: Fragments of the City: Making and Remaking Urban Worlds

    Episode 52 – Book Review Roundtable: Fragments of the City: Making and Remaking Urban Worlds

    Cities are becoming increasingly fragmented materially, socially, and spatially. Fragments of the City examines the fragments themselves, what they are and how they come to matter in the experience, politics, and expression of cities. How does the city appear when we look at it through its fragments? For those living on the economic margins, the…

  • Episode 32 – Murray Bookchin, Municipalism, Popular Democracy and Left Politics

    Episode 32 – Murray Bookchin, Municipalism, Popular Democracy and Left Politics

    In this podcast we discuss the work of Murray Bookchin, relating it to the experiences and debates around municipalism and wider left political practices and theory. With our guests (Blair, Hilary and Kate) we focus the discussion on the recent edited collection of Bookchin’s work: The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct…

  • Episode 6 – Reviewing Suburban Planet

    Episode 6 – Reviewing Suburban Planet

    Roger Keil’s new book, ‘Suburban Planet’, is a major contribution to (re)thinking the urban age in terms its peripheries rather than its centres. He seeks to provide us with a way of coming to terms with the process of suburbanization and the diversity of suburban forms. But does he succeed? And what are the political…