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Wild Politics
Wild Politics

Wild Politics


462 Pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Formats: PDF, Trade Paper, Microsoft Reader, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: September 2004

ISBN 9781876756246

Rights: US, CA & MX

Spinifex Press (Sep 2004)

Price: $19.95


The personal and the political, the local and the global—divergent perspectives are synthesized in this visionary examination of globalization and how it affects individual lives. Personal stories of urban and rural living reveal the many varieties of experience and how Western culture has created both immense wealth and poverty. Discussions of primary production, neoclassical economics, and international trade agreements accompany writing about nature and how rural life is deeply connected to land.


"A work of breathtaking erudition."  —Diane Bell, professor, George Washington University

"One of the many gifts of Susan Hawthorne's Wild Politics is the unrelenting analysis and illustration of the ways neocolonialism is promoted under the banner of Western liberalism and economic globalization. . . . Her goal is to decolonize the Western imagination."  —Sarah Lucia Hoagland, Women's Review of Books

"[A]n inspiring book, drawing on feminist and indigenous knowledge to critique global capitalist practice and create a vision of a regenerative world sustaining the environment and all its people."  —Prue Hyman, author, Women and Economics

Author Biography

Susan Hawthorne is a research associate at Victoria University–Melbourne. She is the author of After Shock, September 11, 2001, Cat Tales, and CyberFeminism.