Critical Sociology

Brill Book Series

Studies in Critical Social Sciences

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Haymarket Paperbacks of the Studies in Critical Social Sciences
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Association for Critical Sociology

Culture & Media

Social protest and critical analysis of contemporary capitalism comes in many forms. In this section we provide poetry, photographs, art, videos and other forms of expression that would not necessarily appear in the journal's pages. We welcome submissions and suggestions for items to include in these pages. Information provided should be without copyright and available to all for downloading. Please email your suggestions and submissions to David Fasenfest.

EU Austerity Explained

Katerina Speaks to the EU


Occupy Wall Street

Oakland Flash Mob -- Occupy

"November 19 2011 over 100 dancers converge at Occupy Oakland to dance the world awake."

Malcom X - Ballot or Bullet

"The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles -- Karl Marx"

Occupy Economics

"The economics behind the Occupy Wall Street"

I Am Not Moving

"Our government sides with the people--OF OTHER COUNTRIES, NOT THEIR OWN!"

Why Occupy Wall Street

"A look at the issues and people who are voicing their concerns and a desire to see an end to inequality"

We Are the 99% (as we gather together)

"OWS Spiritual"



The Crises of Capitalism
David Harvey

"In this RSA Animate, renowned academic David Harvey asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that would allow us to live within a system that really could be responsible, just, and humane?"

First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
Slavoj Zizek

"In this short RSA Animate, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving."


Changing Education Paradigms
Sir Ken Robinson

"This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award."

... more from RSAnimate:


David Harvey

On Class and Class Struggle
"Taken from Harvey's final lecture in his Reading Marx's Capital series."

Also by David Harvey:


Rick Wolff

Rick Wolff on the Economic Crisis and Socialist Strategy

"Noted Author and activist Rick Wolff discusses the Economic Crisis and Socialist Strategy at the Brecht Forum/ NY Marxist School, October 6, 2008"

Also by Rick Wolff:


Karl Marx - The Theory of Socialism

"A short video giving an outline of Karl Marx's theory of Socialism/Communism"


Reform, Revolution or Radical Transformation?


Captain SKA - Liar Liar


The Banker

"Campaign video by Richard Curtis and Bill Nighy, about the Robin Hood Tax, a tiny tax on bank transactions that could raise hundreds of billions for public services and to tackle poverty and climate change at home and around the world."


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