Rowman and Littlefield International

The Judgement of Taste in the Age of Digital Reproduction

Stan Erraught, author of On Music, Value and Utopia, discusses how evolving music technologies and the subsequent migration of our listening habits has affected our construction, perception and understanding of artistic taste.
Published on Monday 25 Jun 2018

Decolonising Intervention: International Donors and Mozambique

Meera Sabaratnam discusses the research and development of analysis behind Decolonising Intervention: International Statebuilding in Mozambique. Meera Sabaratnam is Lecturer in International Relations at SOAS, University of London, focusing on practices of international state-building and development, decolonizing theory and methods, global history, southern Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Published on Wednesday 06 Jun 2018

A Long History of Welcoming?

The claim that Britain has a long and proud tradition of protecting refugees from persecution is mere rhetoric. There have been moments of hospitality, but scratch the surface and they have often been late in any given crisis and always reluctantly conceded to. Lucy Mayblin argues that rather than a long history of welcoming, Britain has a long history of seeking to avoid being seen as too generous, too welcoming, lest people seek asylum here.
Published on Tuesday 29 May 2018

Félix Guattari on Our Machinic Futures

In the mid-1960s French philosopher Félix Guattari’s original intuition about machines was that they exposed the relationship between subjectivity and desire by introducing disequilibria into structural relations. Gary Genosko unpacks some of Guattari's thought on our machinic futures.
Published on Monday 21 May 2018

Exploring Productive Imagination: Announcing two new volumes in the Social Imaginaries series

Series editor John Krummel announces two new volumes in the ground-breaking Social Imaginaries series.
Published on Friday 18 May 2018

Resistant Islands and Resistance with Gavan McCormack at the University of Leeds, 29 May 2018

In light of Professor Gavan McCormack’s upcoming visit to the University of Leeds and the launch of the second edition of 'Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States', Dr Robert Winstanley-Chesters discusses the scholarly impact of McCormack’s work and his role in unpicking the historical, political and cultural threads of power and resistance in the East Asia of our past and present.
Published on Wednesday 09 May 2018

Isobel Cowper-Coles on being the Commissioning Editor for Philosophy at Rowman & Littlefield International

Isobel Cowper-Coles discusses her role at Rowman & Littlefield International and building a list that represents the interdisciplinarity and diversity of philosophy.
Published on Friday 27 Apr 2018

Brazil’s Rise and Decline in Global Governance: Glory and Pain in the Tropics

Markus Fraundorfer reflects on Brazil’s spectacular rise in global governance around the turn of the 21st Century, before explaining the country's virtual disappearance from this global stage in recent years.
Published on Thursday 19 Apr 2018

Win a Bursary Place at the CILIP Conference in Brighton!

The CILIP Conference is returning to Brighton this July and we are delighted to be able to offer a bursary place!
Published on Tuesday 17 Apr 2018

‘Paid Work’ or Underpaid Labour? The Labour Exploitation of Detainees Within Immigration Detention

Katie Bales and Lucy Mayblin uncover the shocking, longstanding exploitation of migrant detainees within the UK.
Published on Tuesday 17 Apr 2018