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Reality TV and Revolution

Just as students and young people have contradicted patronising ideas about the apathetic and apolitical younger generation in taking the lead against ConDem fees and cuts, so fiction for young people can sometimes go where adult fiction conservatively fears to tread.

  • Written by Elaine Graham-Leigh
  • Category: Book Reviews

Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain

Fryer's book is about the story of black people in Britain, the history of the slave trade and a discussion of racism, its development and its effects. It is a brave book, about British history and society itself.

  • Written by Jacqueline Mulhallen
  • Category: Book Reviews

Voices From The Other Side

The book is an accessible way to learn about this little remarked upon area of US aggression. It is a timely reminder that, despite its colossal resources and power, America cannot guarantee the fulfillment of its imperialist aims.

Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order

Princen's book treads much the same ground as his previous work, but with the added point that the economic crisis has now shown up the flaws of the capitalist system in sharp relief.

  • Written by Elaine Graham-Leigh
  • Category: Book Reviews

Thailand’s Crisis and the Fight for Democracy

Written after A Coup for the Rich, which landed him with l√®se majest√© charges and forced him to flee Thailand in February 2009, Giles Ungpakorn’s latest book presents an objective and engaging account of Thai politics since the September 2006 military coup.

Gramsci and social change

Published for the first time in English, Antonio Santucci's book Antonio Gramsci is a brilliant short introduction to the life and work of one of the most important revolutionaries of the 20th century.

  • Written by Chris Nineham
  • Category: Book Reviews

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