November 2013: New Books from Pluto Press: The Implosion of Capitalism | Common Ground | After Queer Theory | The Politics of Islamophobia | Subalternity, Antagonism, Autonomy

It’s an exciting month here at Casa Pluto. We’ve just enjoyed another engaging Historical Materialism Conference in London, our backlist digitisation project is now well under way (watch this space!), and we have another crop of 5 fantastic books to get you thinking, arguing and acting. Drum roll please…

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Samir Amin, The Implosion of Capitalism

A comprehensive survey of the world capitalist system in crisis – from the Eurozone, to the BRIC nations and the Arab Spring. Available to purchase for just £10.50 including free UK P&P. Click on the cover for more info.

Jeremy Gilbert, Common Ground

Draws on past philosophical debates to propose a new way of conceiving the commons in today’s neo-liberal era. Available to purchase for just £17 including free UK P&P. Click on the cover for more info.

James Penney, After Queer Theory

Makes the provocative claim that queer theory has run its course, made obsolete by the elaboration of its own logic within capitalism. Available to purchase for just £17 including free UK P&P. Click on the cover for more info.

David Tyrer, The Politics of Islamophobia

Moves beyond the limited framing of the ‘War on Terror’ which has dominated recent debates, offering a new perspective on the study of Islamophobia. Available to purchase for just £19.50 including free UK P&P. Click on the cover for more info.

Massimo Modonesi, Subalternity, Antagonism, Autonomy

Relates the concepts of subalternity, antagonism and autonomy to contemporary movements in Latin America and elsewhere. Available to purchase for just £22 including free UK P&P. Click on the cover for more info.

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