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Thursday 2nd November, 7pm
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Left Book Club Present: ‘Student Revolt:  Voices of the Austerity Generation’ with Matt Myers
Wednesday 8th November, 7pm
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‘Pages of Protest: Can Books Influence Politics?
Thursday 16th November, 7pm
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‘Building Better Societies:
Promoting social justice in a world falling apart’
with Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow
Wednesday 22nd November, 7pm
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‘The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation’ with Ian Cobain in conversation with Wail Qasim 
Monday 27th November, 7pm
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‘How the Establishment Lost Control’ with Chris Nineham
Wednesday 29th November, 7pm
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‘You Should Come with Me Now: Stories of Ghosts’ M. John Harrison in conversation with Lara Pawson
Thursday 30th November, 7pm
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‘The Hippy Trail: A History’ with Sharif Gemie
Wednesday 6th December, 7pm
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‘The Mainstreaming Of The Far-Right’ with Julia Ebner and Paul Stocker
Thursday 7th December, 7pm
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THIS IS JUST FOR BOOKS NOT CURRENTLY ON LIVE LIST ---

WHICH ARE / WILL BE / SHOULD BE ON THE KEY/RECOMMENDED LIST.......

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RECOMMENDED TITLES - (A) PRESUMED UNAVAILABLE BUT KEEP HERE FOR REF IN CASE [& which poss, in sm cases, x p'ty to chase anymore anyway...]

 

Democratic Theory Today (Eds) April Carter & Geoffrey Stokes Housmans Bookshop

Democratic Theory Today

(Eds) April Carter & Geoffrey Stokes

(Polity, 2002)

pbk £16.99

A highly accessible collection of essays which both illuminate and advance debates at the cutting edge of democratic theory. The book deals with the problems of political apathy and inequality as well as globalisation and identity politics.

Democratic Theory Today (Eds) April Carter & Geoffrey Stokes Housmans Bookshop
The Curious Feminist Cythia Enloe Housmans Bookshop

The Curious Feminist

Cythia Enloe

(University of California Press, 2004)

pbk £12.95

This collection of lively essays makes sense of globalisation and international politics by taking a deep and personal look into the daily realities in a range of women's lives.

The Curious Feminist Cythia Enloe Housmans Bookshop

 

 

 

 

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RECOMMENDED TITLES - (B) THESE ARE TITLES NOT CURRENTLY ASKED TO BE (RE)STOCKED, BUT WHICH - IF DID GET - ARE CANDIDATES FOR REC LIST .....

The Little Book of Conflict Resolution - John Paul Lederach

The Little Book of Strategic Peacebuilding - Lisa Schirch

(both from Good Books)

[both old, and US, and prob hard to get, so not asked to be odrd for now]

 

Courageous Resistance - The Power of Ordinary People

Kristina E Thalhammer

(Palgrave Macmillan)

[expensive, and theme cvrd by al Rec bks - so not p'ty - not asked to be odrd]

 

 

 

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RECOMMENDED TITLES - (C) TO BE PUT (BACK) ON REC LIST ASA ARRIVE (AGAIN) .....

 

Against Empire: Feminisms, Racism, and the West Zillah Eisenstein Housmans Bookshop

Against Empire: Feminisms, Racism, and the West

Zillah Eisenstein

(Zed Books, 2004)

pbk £17.95

Showing how the workings of empire are systematically related to gender, the activist author declares that "the globe needs anti-racist feminist voices for peace".

Against Empire: Feminisms, Racism, and the West Zillah Eisenstein Housmans Bookshop
Practical Pacifism Andrew Fiala Housmans Bookshop

Practical Pacifism

Andrew Fiala

(Algora, 2004)

pbk £12.50

This book argues for an approach to peace through development of a practical moral consensus.

 

Nonviolent Intervention Across Borders A Recurrent Vision (Eds) Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan and Thomas Weber Housmans Bookshop

Nonviolent Intervention Across Borders -

A Recurrent Vision

(Eds) Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan and Thomas Weber

(Spark M Matsunaga Institute for Peace, University of Hawaii, 2000)
pbk £20.00

The book gives examples of nonviolent cross-border direct interventions undertaken by activists rather than by humanitarian agencies.

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Nonviolent Intervention Across Borders - A Recurrent Vision

(Eds) Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan and Thomas Weber

(Spark M Matsunaga Institute for Peace, University of Hawaii, 2000)

The book gives examples of nonviolent cross-border direct interventions undertaken by activists rather than by humanitarian agencies.

pbk £20.00

Justice and Reconciliation - After the Violence Andrew Rigby Housmans Bookshop

Justice and Reconciliation - After the Violence

Andrew Rigby

(Rienner, USA, 2001)

pbk £14.50

Brings together the experiences of people in South America, in Europe and in South Africa who have searched for justice and reconciliation following years of violence.

Globalize Liberation - How to Uproot the System and Build a Better World (Ed) David Solnit Housmans Bookshop

Globalize Liberation - How to Uproot the System and Build a Better World

(Ed) David Solnit

(City Lights, San Francisco, USA, 2004)
pbk £14.99

This book weaves together the experiences of community organisers, direct action movements and global justice struggles - from North America, Europe and Latin America. The product of uprisings, victories and visions.

Globalize Liberation - How to Uproot the System and Build a Better World (Ed) David Solnit Housmans Bookshop

 

A Quiet Revolution - The First Palestinian Intifada and Nonviolent Resistance

Mary Elizabeth King (Nation Books)

[asked to be odrd April 11] -- [and for pc10 too]

 

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Nonviolent Action from Gandhi to the Present

(Eds) Adam Roberts and Timothy Garton-Ash

OUP - ppbk due in 2011 (hdbk 2009)

[asked to be odrd asa avlble ... and then also for pc01]

 

The Strategy of Nonviolent Defence: A Gandhian Approach Robert J Burrowes Housmans Bookshop

The Strategy of Nonviolent Defence: A Gandhian Approach

Robert J Burrowes

(State University of New York Press, 1996)

pbk £23.25

Illustrates that nonviolent struggle is a powerful form of political action, which can be effective against military aggression.

Civil Resistance in Kosova Howard Clark Housmans Bookshop

Civil Resistance in Kosova

Howard Clark

(Pluto, 2000)

pbk £17.99

Covers key features of a remarkable nonviolent struggle by Kosova Albanians.

 

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From Where We Stand - War, Women's Activism and Feminist Analysis

Cynthia Cockburn

(Zed Books, London, 2007)

pbk £18.99

This study examines women's activism against war in areas as far apart as Sierra Leone, India, Colombia and Palestine. She discusses how nationalism, masculinity, racism and misogyny fuel militarism, and shows how gender is inseparably linked to the perpetuation of war.

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The Space Between Us - Negotiating Gender and National Identities in Conflict

Cynthia Cockburn

(Zed Books, London, 2003)

pbk £13.99

A highly original study, looking at the processes sustaining conflict in Northern Ireland, Israel/Palestine, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Deals with collective identities, gender, and nationalist thought and practice.

 

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Working With Conflict: Skills and Strategies for Action

Simon Fisher et al

(Zed Books, London, & Responding to Conflict, Birmingham, 2007)

pbk £17.99

A very visual source book, with lots of practical tools - processes, ideas and techniques developed by practitioners over many years.

Rethinking War and Peace Diana Francis Housmans Bookshop

Rethinking War and Peace

Diana Francis

(Pluto, 2004)

pbk £11.99

An eloquent head-on challenge to the belief that war as an institution is either necessary or effective, the book explores alternative ways of confronting aggression and injustice.

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Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies

John Paul Lederach

(United States Institute of Peace, 2004)

pbk £12.50

This is a definitive statement on peacebuilding from a seminal figure in the field of conflict resolution. Both sophisticated and pragmatic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ORGANISATIONS you can contact which are concerned with some
of the issues here include:


Peace Pledge Union (PPU), 1 Peace Passage, Brecknock Rd, London N7 0BT, Britain (tel +44-20-7424 9444; fax 7482 6390; e-mail enquiry@ppu.org.uk; web www.ppu.org.uk).
Fellowship of Reconciliation - England (FoRE), Peace House, 19 Paradise St, Oxford OX1, Britain (tel +44-1865-250781; e-mail office@for.org.uk; web www.for.org.uk).
War Resisters' International (WRI), 5 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9DX, Britain (tel +44-20-7278 4040; fax 7278 0444; e-mail info@wri-irg.org; web wri-irg.org).


For further useful contacts see the Directory published in the latest
Housmans Peace Diary
or online at www.housmans.info/wpd