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Description - The Point Is To Change It by Noel Castree

Commissioned to celebrate the 40th year of Antipode: A Radical
Journal of Geography, this book evaluates the role of the
critical social scientist and how the point of their work is not
simply to interpret the world but to change it

Brings together leading critical social scientists to consider
the major challenges of our time and what is to be done about

Applies diagnostic and normative reasoning to momentous issues
including the global economic crisis, transnational environmental
problems, record levels of malnourishment, never ending wars, and
proliferating natural disasters

Theoretically diverse - a range of perspectives are put to work
ranging from Marxism and feminism to anarchism

The chapters comprise advanced but accessible analyses of the
present and future world order

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405198349
ISBN-10: 1405198346
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 158mm x 20mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Noel Castree

Noel Castree is a Professor in the School of Environment andDevelopment, Manchester University. Paul Chatterton directs the MA for Social Activism at theUniversity of Leeds. Nik Heynen is an Associate Professor at the University ofGeorgia. Wendy Larner is a Professor of Geography at BristolUniversity who works on globalisation and gender. Melissa W. Wright is an Associate Professor in theGeography and Women's Studies at The Pennsylvania StateUniversity.

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