Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 November 2010

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719080173

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Mobilising Classics

Reading radical writing in Ireland

Fiona Dukelow

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A series of rich reflections on the interaction between radical ideas and political actionin Ireland Emphasises the original optic of each contributor, providing an account of their personal encounter with the classic text, as well as opening up the key mobilising ideas and considering how the text has the potential to invigorate the political imagination of contemporary oppositional politics Goes beyond the general familiarity individuals may have with terms such as patriarchy, institutional racism and alienation this book will engage readers with the analytical context in which these radical ideas emerged and were subsequently interpreted and acted upon Spanning three centuries, the texts considered range from Thomas Paine's The Rights of Man (1791) to Our Common Future (1987)
  • Offers a highly original approach to the material considered

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