A Left For Itself: Left-wing Hobbyists And The Rise Of Identity Radicalism by David SwiftA Left For Itself: Left-wing Hobbyists And The Rise Of Identity Radicalism by David Swift

A Left For Itself: Left-wing Hobbyists And The Rise Of Identity Radicalism

byDavid Swift

Paperback | October 25, 2019

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In the first full length analysis of the rise of left-wing hobbyists, performative radicals and the 'Identity Left', A Left for Itself interrogates the connection between socio-economic realities and politico-cultural views and boldly asks what is a worthy politics, one for the follower count or one for affecting change. 'In the sometimes febrile environment of contemporary left politics, this book is a measured and evaluative contribution. David Swift cuts through the rhetoric of often violent and divisive exchanges to uncover the roots, motivations, diverse character and strengths and weaknesses of the current phenomenon of so-called 'identity politics'.' Dr Stephen Meredith
David Swift is the Kreitman post-doctoral fellow at Ben Gurion University, in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has published in journals including the History Workshop Journal and the Women's History Review, as well as writing for The Independent and LabourList. Swift has taught at Queen Mary University of London and t...
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Title:A Left For Itself: Left-wing Hobbyists And The Rise Of Identity RadicalismFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 25, 2019Publisher:Zero BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1789040736

ISBN - 13:9781789040739

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