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Visionary Pragmatism: Radical and Ecological Democracy in Neoliberal Times (Hardback)

Romand Coles

ISBN 10: 0822360497 / ISBN 13: 9780822360490
Edité par Duke University Press, United States, 2016
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Language: English . Brand New Book. As neoliberal capitalism destroys democracy, commonwealth, and planetary ecology, the need for radically rethinking and generating transformative responses to these catastrophes is greater than ever. Given that, Romand Coles presents an invigorating new mode of scholarship and political practice he calls visionary pragmatism. Coles explores the profound interrelationships among everyday micropractices of grassroots politics and pedagogy, institutional transformation, and political protest through polyfocal lenses of political and social theory, neuroscience research, complex systems theory, and narratives of his cutting-edge action research. Visionary Pragmatism offers a theory of revolutionary cooptation that, in part, selectively employs practices and strategies of the dominant order to radically alter the coordinates of power and possibility. Underscoring the potential, vitality, and power of emerging democratic practices to change the world, Visionary Pragmatism s simultaneous theoretical rigor and grounding in actual political and ecological practices provokes and inspires new ways of cocreating knowledge and action in dark times. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9780822360490

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As neoliberal capitalism destroys democracy, commonwealth, and planetary ecology, the need for radically rethinking and generating transformative responses to these catastrophes is greater than ever. Given that, Romand Coles presents an invigorating new mode of scholarship and political practice he calls "visionary pragmatism." Coles explores the profound interrelationships among everyday micro-practices of grassroots politics and pedagogy, institutional transformation, and political protest, through poly-focal lenses of political and social theory, neuroscience research, complex systems theory, and narratives of his cutting edge action research. "Visionary Pragmatism" offers a theory of revolutionary cooptation that, in part, selectively employs practices and strategies of the dominant order to radically alter the coordinates of power and possibility. Underscoring the potential, vitality, and power of emerging democratic practices to change the world, "Visionary Pragmatism"'s simultaneous theoretical rigor and grounding in actual political and ecological practices provokes and inspires new ways of co-creating knowledge and action in dark times."

Critique: "Romand Coles has long been a voice of creativity, engagement, and hope in radical democratic politics one uniquely receptive to the concerns, critiques, and practices of social movements and activists. The focus here is the crucial and fertile intersection and integration of theory, practice, and environment in the development of a 'radical democratic habitus.' Coles demonstrates the incredible power and potential of creative political praxis in response to democratic deficits, ecological detachment, and their combined impacts on everyday life. This is powerful, engaging, and necessary writing."--David Schlosberg, Professor of Environmental Politics and Co-Director of the Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney"

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Titre : Visionary Pragmatism: Radical and Ecological...

Éditeur : Duke University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2016

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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