The Next Revolution

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 9781781685822
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Genre: Political Science

From Athens to New York, recent mass movements around the world have challenged austerity and authoritarianism with expressions of real democracy. For more than forty years, Murray Bookchin developed these democratic aspirations into a new left politics based on popular assemblies, influencing a wide range of political thinkers and social movements. With a foreword by the best-selling author of The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin, The Next Revolution brings together Bookchin’s essays on freedom and direct democracy for the first time, offering a bold political vision that can move us from protest to social transformation. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Next Revolution

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 1781685800
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Genre: POLITICAL SCIENCE

"Many similarities exist between the new movements against austerity that have emerged since 2011, ranging from Taksim Square in Turkey to the Chilean student protests, and from Greece to NYC. One of them is their return to the principles of direct democracy and their organization around popular assemblies. These ideas are hardly new - Murray Bookchin, who is one of the leading anarchist thinkers of the twentieth century, has been elaborating ideas about popular assemblies for several decades that have influenced thinkers such as David Harvey. The Next Revolution brings together Bookchin's writings on popular assemblies for the first time, just as his ideas are rekindling the radical imagination worldwide"--

The Next Revolution

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781685819
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Genre: Political Science

"Many similarities exist between the new movements against austerity that have emerged since 2011, ranging from Taksim Square in Turkey to the Chilean student protests, and from Greece to NYC. One of them is their return to the principles of direct democracy and their organization around popular assemblies. These ideas are hardly new - Murray Bookchin, who is one of the leading anarchist thinkers of the twentieth century, has been elaborating ideas about popular assemblies for several decades that have influenced thinkers such as David Harvey. The Next Revolution brings together Bookchin's writings on popular assemblies for the first time, just as his ideas are rekindling the radical imagination worldwide"--

The Philosophy of Social Ecology

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher: Black Rose Books Limited
ISBN: 155164018X
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Nature

Decades ago when the concern over the ecology centred around problems of conventional environmentalism, Murray Bookchin was already at work formulating his unique philosophy of social ecology, offered here in this second, revised edition.

Bookchin

Author: Damian F. White
Publisher: Pluto Pr
ISBN: 0745319645
Release Date: 2008-10-20
Genre: Philosophy

The first comprehensive overview of the work of Murray Bookchin, the left-libertarian social theorist and political ecologist.

Post scarcity Anarchism

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher: A K PressDistribution
ISBN: 1904859062
Release Date: 2004
Genre: History

From the 'Working Classics Series ' comes this modern anarchist classic, bringing an inspiring vision of how a non-hierarchical, ecologically minded and non-capitalist society can equitably meet human needs. Bookchin argues that material scarcity need no longer plague human history. Through the dissolution of hierarchical relations, social and cultural potentials can now be fulfilled in our 'post-scarcity' era.

Ecology Or Catastrophe

Author: Janet Biehl
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199342488
Release Date: 2014-04
Genre: Nature

The biography of Murray Bookchin, one of the most influential environmental thinkers of the twentieth century, written by Bookchin's personal collaborator and copyeditor.

American Insurgents

Author: Richard Seymour
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 9781608461622
Release Date: 2012-06-12
Genre: History

"Seymour's obsessively researched, impressive first book holds its place as the most authoritative historical analysis of its kind."—Resurgence All empires spin self-serving myths, and in the United States the most potent of these is that America is a force for democracy around the world. Yet there is a tradition of American anti-imperialism which gives the lie to this mythology. Richard Seymour examines this complex relationship from the Revolution to the present-day. Richard Seymour is a socialist writer and runs the blog Lenin's Tomb. He is the author of The Liberal Defense of Murder. His articles have appeared in the Guardian and New Statesman.

Social Structures of Direct Democracy

Author: John Asimakopoulos
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004262751
Release Date: 2014-06-27
Genre: Social Science

In Social Structures of Direct Democracy John Asimakopoulos develops a political economy of structural equality making strong empirical arguments for radical transformation toward direct democracy by filling positions of political and economic authority with randomly selected citizens.

From Urbanization to Cities

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher: Burns & Oates
ISBN: UOM:39015034543218
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Citizenship

Tracing the history of the city from pre-history to the medieval city state, Bookchin reclaims the idea of the city as a major creative force in our civilization. He advocates a new approach to politics.

Our Synthetic Environment

Author: Murray Bookchin
Publisher:
ISBN: 1684222338
Release Date: 2018-07-11
Genre: Science

2018 Reprint of 1962 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. Our Synthetic Environment was one of the first books of the modern period in which an author espoused an ecological and environmentalist worldview. It predates Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson, a more widely known book on the same topic widely credited as starting the environmental movement. "At the time of its publication, Our Synthetic Environment was the most comprehensive and enlightened book on the environmental crisis. Many other books on this topic have been published since, but none, I believe, as comprehensive." --René Dubos