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Order Without Power An Introduction to Anarchism History and Current Challenges With the rise of the global protestor from Arab Spring to the Occupy movement the term anarchist has been littered throughout mainstream media as never before But just as frequently its definition is

  • Title: Order Without Power: An Introduction to Anarchism: History and Current Challenges
  • Author: Normand Baillargeon
  • ISBN: 9781609804718
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback
  • Order Without Power: An Introduction to Anarchism: History and Current Challenges By Normand Baillargeon, With the rise of the global protestor from Arab Spring to the Occupy movement the term anarchist has been littered throughout mainstream media as never before But just as frequently, its definition is skewed or left wanting anarchists are painted as nihilists, supporters of chaos, or even terrorists.In Order without Power, an informative primer, Normand Baillargeon thoWith the rise of the global protestor from Arab Spring to the Occupy movement the term anarchist has been littered throughout mainstream media as never before But just as frequently, its definition is skewed or left wanting anarchists are painted as nihilists, supporters of chaos, or even terrorists.In Order without Power, an informative primer, Normand Baillargeon thoroughly defines anarchism and recounts its long history In outlining the forerunners of this movement, he illuminates the differences between collectivists, federalists, communists, syndicalists, and further strains such as anarcho feminism, pacifist anarchism, and religious anarchism With sharp examples and concise, lively language, Baillargeon describes the contributions from early anarchists like William Godwin, Max Stirner, Pierre Joseph Proudhon, Mikhail Bakunin, and Pierre Kropotkin, through Noam Chomsky, as well as the uprisings, struggles, revolts, and revolutions that tested or expanded the theories From the International Workingmen s Association to Haymarket, from the Russian Revolution to May 1968, Baillargeon unpacks anarchism s position on various issues and reveals this political theory s vibrant heart anti authoritarianism, or the rational and conscious refusal of any form of illegitimate authority and power.

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    1. ReviewThis is a cursory examination of the past and present of anarchism, and it is mired in editing errors just one example Leo Tolstoy is listed under Spain instead of Russia in the section on modern anarchists , mediocre translation, mediocre writing with many instances of lists, name dropping, and short, information weak paragraphs which explain little the lack of a works cited list or endnotes footnotes, and virtual worship of Noam Chomsky eg the inexplicable but Chomsky says conclusion on [...]

    2. Okay, so this is basically a very entry level introduction to anarchist thought Baillargeon introduces the reader to some of the basic ideas of anarchism the abolition of the state and all other forms of illegitimate authority the desired liberation and autonomy of the individual, the decentralization of power, etc He also dispels common myths such as the ever reiterated anarchy will just end in chaos The book is separated into four basic parts the historical roots of anarchism, an brief overvie [...]

    3. Keep in mind that it is history and observation of current challenges It is not heavy analysis or criticism.

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