Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2019

288 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474443036

Bookseller Code (06)

Resisting Militarism

Direct Action and the Politics of Subversion

First Edition

Chris Rossdale

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Advances in Critical Military Studies

  • An intimate study of imaginative, highly passionate, subversive and often mischievous world of British anti-militarist activists
  • Provides a unique critical insight by looking at militarism from the perspective of its opponents
  • Takes examples from groups including the Campaign Against Arms Trade, Stop the Arms Fair Coalition, the Space Hijackers, Smash EDO and the Plowshares movement
  • Draws on a range of critical traditions including poststructuralism, feminism, queer theory, postcolonialism and anarchist political theory
  • Makes a case for the radical and ethical potential of prefigurative direct action

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