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Video abstract – “Carceral Space: Prisoners and Animals”

Today we’re pleased to present the latest video abstract from our November 2016 issue (Antipode volume 48, number 5–links below). In quite a hard-hitting presentation, Bucknell University Associate Provost Karen Morin introduces … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Intersectional Contours of Loss and Resistance: Mapping Bay Area Gentrification”

Erin McElroy Doctoral Candidate, Department of Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz Director, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, http://www.antievictionmap.com emmcelro@ucsc.edu It’s difficult to map the multiple landscapes being produced amidst the … Continue reading

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Video abstract – “Working for Inclusion? Conditional Cash Transfers, Rural Women, and the Reproduction of Inequality”

All of the papers to be published in Antipode 48(5) are now available online. Tara Cookson’s “Working for Inclusion? Conditional Cash Transfers, Rural Women, and the Reproduction of Inequality” went online … Continue reading

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A video abstract – “Migration, the Urban Periphery, and the Politics of Migrant Lives” – and the 2016 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture

Forthcoming in Antipode 48(5) this November, and available online now, Francis Collins’ “Migration, the Urban Periphery, and the Politics of Migrant Lives” explores the marginalisation of migrant lives through the narratives of workers in the … Continue reading

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Latest book reviews in Antipode

It’s a typical summer afternoon here in the UK (wet, cold and grey); what could be better than a good book (and cup of tea)? Andrew Brooks’ Clothing Poverty: The Hidden … Continue reading

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New issue and a video abstract – “These Bars Can’t Hold Us Back: Plowing Incarcerated Geographies with Restorative Food Justice”

Six months in to 2016 and already we’re thinking about our fifth and final issue of this volume!? Antipode 48(5) went to the printers this week, and it contains some … Continue reading

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“Sur les Toits”: A Symposium on the Prison Protests in Early 1970s France

Introduction: The Making Visible of Carceral Politics Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick This symposium contains a rich collection of contributions based on the screening of the French documentary film Sur … Continue reading

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New issue of Antipode, out now

The latest issue of Antipode is now available. Volume 48, number 3 (the 44th issue I’ve shepherded to press!?) contains no fewer than 16 papers; it’s a real showcase, exhibiting just … Continue reading

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Intervention – “F**k the Cupcake Revolution! David Cameron, Samuel Smiles, and the Geographies of Neo-Victorian Thrift”

Alison Hulme https://commoditytactics.wordpress.com/   The homemade poster was clearly visible in the window of a first floor flat as I sat on the top deck of the 185 bus that … Continue reading

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The 2015/16 Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards – the results

The Foundation’s trustees held their AGM here in Cardiff earlier this month, and on the agenda were the Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards. This year we received 116 applications for S-APAs … Continue reading

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Book Review Symposium – Andrew Brooks’ “Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes”

Andrew Brooks, Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes, London: Zed Books, 2015. ISBN: 9781783600670 (paper); ISBN: 9781783600687 (cloth) Editor’s Introduction This forum brings together three … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Taxing Sugar, Sweetening Inequality: Disrupting George Osborne’s ‘Sugar Tax’ with the Agential Properties of Sugar Itself”

Louise MacAllister, Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Predictions for the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne’s Spring 2016 Budget were of tax cuts for … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Reclaiming the ‘Liveable City’ as Normative Reference Point: Against Totalising Aspirational Political Discourses”

Steffen Wetzstein (Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Universität Erfurt) This short commentary takes issue with the rise of totalising aspirational political discourses in urban politics and policy making in an … Continue reading

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Video abstract – “Rhetoric in the Representation of a Multi-Ethnic Neighbourhood: The Case of Via Padova, Milan”

Forthcoming in Antipode 48(4)* in September 2016, and available online now, Pietro Verga’s “Rhetoric in the Representation of a Multi-Ethnic Neighbourhood: The Case of Via Padova, Milan” contributes to the debate over … Continue reading

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The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture – “Now What?” by Michael Watts

The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture Now What? Michael Watts University of California, Berkeley The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture will be presented by Michael Watts on Wednesday 30th March, from 17:20 to 19:00 … Continue reading

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Book review essay – Sara Nelson on Jason Moore’s “Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital”

Jason W. Moore, Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital, New York: Verso, 2015. ISBN: 9781781689011 (cloth); ISBN: 9781781689028 (paper); ISBN: 9781781689042 (ebook) Review by … Continue reading

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Anarchism! Video abstract, new paper, and more…

One of the most fertile areas of radical/critical geography at the moment has got to be anarchist geographies. Coming out in the journal we’ve had a special issue (papers here … Continue reading

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Two new Spanish language book reviews

Today we published two new reviews, both penned by reviewers based at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Julio Gambina considers América Latina en la geopolítica del imperialismo by Atilio Borón, and Gonzalo Yurkievich takes on Mabel … Continue reading

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New issue out now – and freely available

We’re always pleased to announce new issues, but January 2016’s–the first issue of our 48th volume–really is something special… The issue–all of which is freely available online–opens with a remarkable essay, The … Continue reading

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Paul Gilroy’s 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Offshore Humanism” – now available

We’re pleased to present a film of the 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, Paul Gilroy’s “Offshore Humanism”. Prof. Gilroy delivered the lecture in Exeter in September. He is Professor of American and English Literature at … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Towards a Metaphilosophy of the Urban” by Andy Merrifield

I suspect I’m not the only one thrilled by the prospect of seeing Henri Lefebvre’s great philosophical tract, Métaphilosophie, from half-a-century ago, finally make it into English. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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New title in the Antipode Book Series – Marion Werner’s Global Displacements: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean

This month we’ve published a new title in the Antipode Book Series—Marion Werner’s Global Displacements: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean. Challenging the main ways we debate globalization, … Continue reading

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Grounding the Anthropocene: Sites, Subjects, Struggles in the Bakken Oil Fields

Grounding the Anthropocene: Sites, Subjects, Struggles in the Bakken Oil Fields A report from an Antipode Foundation International Workshop Bruce Braun, Mat Coleman, Mary Thomas, and Kathryn Yusoff Figure 1: … Continue reading

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Traditional Markets Under Threat: Why It’s Happening and What Traders and Customers Can Do

We recently launched the 2015/16 call for applications for the Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project Awards (see here). The Awards are grants of up to GB£10,000.00 intended to support collaborations between academics, … Continue reading

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Book Review Symposium – Shiloh Krupar’s Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste

Shiloh R. Krupar, Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780816676385 (cloth); ISBN: 9780816676392 (paper) Editor’s introduction – Jenna Loyd, University of … Continue reading

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“A People’s Story of Detroit” – documentary made with the support of the Antipode Foundation

One of the very first Scholar-Activist Project Awards made by the Antipode Foundation was to Andrew Newman (Wayne State University), Sara Safransky (Vanderbilt University) and Linda Campbell (Building Movement Project). … Continue reading

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The 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Offshore Humanism” by Paul Gilroy

On Wednesday 2 September Prof. Paul Gilroy (Department of English, King’s College London) will be presenting the 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, “Offshore Humanism”. The lecture will interrogate the contemporary attractions of post-humanism … Continue reading

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Public lectures and panels at Antipode’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice – videos now available

The Antipode Foundation’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June. A highlight of the week was a series of public lectures and … Continue reading

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The 2015 Antipode AAG Lecture – “People Without Property in Jobs: Stuart Hall and the Conundrums of Contemporary Urbanization in India”

On Wednesday April 22nd, Vinay Gidwani (University of Minnesota) presented the 2015 Antipode AAG Lecture. Entitled “People Without Property in Jobs: Stuart Hall and the Conundrums of Contemporary Urbanization in India”, … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, open access in Antipode – ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’

Hot off the press this week we have something special courtesy of Stuart Elden (University of Warwick) and Adam David Morton (University of Sydney) – a translation (by Warwick’s Matthew … Continue reading

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