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Wild Politics
By Susan Hawthorne

Wild Politics

Feminism, Globalisation and Bio-Diversity

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Wild Politics by Susan Hawthorne

Book Description

Synthesising issues that are at the forefront of local and global politics and social movements of the twenty-first century, this book presents a powerful critique of global western culture, challenging many of its central assumptions and institutions. Hawthorne's detailed analysis is both perceptive and wide-ranging. She unpicks the structures of power and knowledge, law and international trade rules, as well probing into issues that intimately affect us in our daily lives, such as our perception of land, how food is produced and the changing shape of work. The book concludes with a compelling vision for a world inspired by biodiversity, and organised around the principle of diversity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781876756246
ISBN-10: 1876756241
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x 24mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Spinifex Press
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2002
Country of Publication: Australia

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Cow by Susan Hawthorne Cow, Paperback (February 2011)

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Valence by Susan Hawthorne Valence, Paperback (January 2011)

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Author Biography - Susan Hawthorne

Susan Hawthorne is a poet, novelist, aerialist, political activist and author of ten books. She grew up on a farm in rural New South Wales. She has degrees in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit as well as in Philosophy, and a PhD in Political Science and Women's Studies from the University of Melbourne. In 2009, Susan was an Asialink Literature Resident at the University of Madras, India and is Adjunct Professor in the Writing Program at James Cook University, Townsville and an ASA Mentor. Susan is Director of Spinifex Press and has played a leading role among independent Australian publishers in innovative and eBook publishing.

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