By Simon Springer

ISBN-10: 0816697728

ISBN-13: 9780816697724

ISBN-10: 0816697736

ISBN-13: 9780816697731

The Anarchist Roots of Geography units the degree for an intensive politics of threat and freedom via a dialogue of the insurrectionary geographies that suffuse our day-by-day reviews. by means of embracing anarchist geographies as kaleidoscopic spatialities that permit for nonhierarchical connections among self reliant entities, Simon Springer configures a brand new political imagination.

Experimentation in and during house is the tale of humanity’s position in the world, and the stasis and keep watch over that now supersede ongoing organizing experiments are an affront to our survival. Singular ontological modes that desire one specific approach of doing issues disavow geography by way of failing to appreciate the spatial as a mutable assemblage in detail sure to temporality. Even worse, such stagnant rules frequently align to the parochial pursuits of an elite minority and thereby threaten to be our collective undoing. what's wanted is the improvement of latest relationships with our international and, crucially, with every one other. 

By infusing our geographies with anarchism we unharness a spirit of uprising that foregoes a politics of awaiting swap to come back on the behest of elected leaders and as an alternative engages new chances of mutual reduction via direct motion now. we will not settle for the decaying, archaic geographies of hierarchy that chain us to statism, capitalism, gender domination, racial oppression, and imperialism. We needs to reorient geographical pondering in the direction of anarchist horizons of probability. Geography needs to turn into beautiful, in which the whole lot of its include is aligned to emancipation.

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