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Mobilising Classics: Reading and Radical Writing in Ireland Fiona Dukelow

Mobilising Classics: Reading and Radical Writing in Ireland

Fiona Dukelow

Published January 15th 2011
ISBN : 9780719080173
Hardcover
256 pages
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 About the Book 

The terms patriarchy, institutional racism, sustainable development, and alienation may be familiar but this familiarity is often removed from the analytical contexts in which these ideas emerged. This book provides a series of rich reflections onMoreThe terms patriarchy, institutional racism, sustainable development, and alienation may be familiar but this familiarity is often removed from the analytical contexts in which these ideas emerged. This book provides a series of rich reflections on the interaction between the radical ideas associated with these and other authors, and political action in Ireland. The classic texts that comprise the focal point for each chapter were selected by the contributors, many of whom straddle the boundaries of academia and activism. Each essay provides an account of the contributor’s personal encounters with the text, opens up the key mobilizing ideas and considers how the text has the potential to invigorate the political imagination of contemporary oppositional politics. This book will be of interest to students in the social sciences, especially sociology and Irish studies, and will appeal to those interested or involved in political activism of any variety.