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Anarchist Cybernetics: Control and Communication in Radical Politics

Thomas Swann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208788
eISBN:
9781529208832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208788.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a focus on control (self-organisation) and communication (alternative social media platforms), Anarchist Cybernetics explores the structures and functions of radically participatory and ... More


Utopian Gaiety: French Lesbian Activism and the Politics of Pleasure (1974–2016)

Tamara Chaplin

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Humour and radical politics are often seen as antithetical. When it comes to lesbian radicalism, this perception is even more extreme. Utopias, on the other hand, are most often places of, if not ... More


Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Malcolm Petrie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years between 1918 and 1939, witnessing as they did the unprecedented extension of the franchise, the decline of the Liberal Party, and the emergence of Labour as a party of government, are ... More


Introduction: Class, Radicalism and Democracy, 1918–1939

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

British politics was transformed by the extension and equalisation of the franchise after 1918: the electorate at the 1929 general election was four times the size it had been in 1910. Traditionally, ... More


Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1920s Jazz Age is remembered for flappers and speakeasies, not for the success of a declining labor movement. A more complex story was unfolding among the young women and men in the hosiery mills ... More


The Abeng Newspaper and the Radical Politics of Postcolonial Blackness

Anthony Bogues

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Abeng newspaper in Jamaica as part of a radical political moment in the history of post-independence Jamaica. It sets the emergence of Abeng and the Jamaican Black Power ... More


Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655861
eISBN:
9780748676651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655861.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

We are witnessing the return of political revolution. However, this is not a return to the classical forms of revolution: the capture of the state, the political representation of the party, the ... More


Screening films for social change: origins, aims and evolution of the Bristol Radical Film Festival

Laura Ager

in Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Festivals have tremendous power to engage diverse audiences with new forms of cultural consumption, but also provide opportunities for enlightening debate and encouraging action for social change. ... More


The Head Pacificator and Captain Rock: Sedition, Suicide, and Honest Tom Steele

Patrick Maume

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Rockites had a varied armoury of intimidation and terror. This essay, scrutinises the role of ‘Honest’ Tom Steele, one of O’Connell’s trusted lieutenants and the man to whom he gave the moniker ... More


Dr. Salk or Dr. Lenin

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman entered Columbia University’s medical school expecting to have a successful and brilliant career as a physician. Early on he was drawn, however, to his classmates with more radical politics. ... More


Race Today cannot fail’: black radicalism in the long 1980s

Robin Bunce

in Labour and the Left in the 1980s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526106438
eISBN:
9781526120939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106438.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Race Today Collective occupied a unique position on the British left during the 1980s. Inspired by the example of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the thought of radicals such as ... More


Children of the Holocaust and Cold War

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The prologue situates Alan Berkman as an unexpected American revolutionary. Raised in the 1950s and 1960s in small town upstate New York during the Cold War and as part of the first generation of ... More


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