Political Science

MCMINDFULNESS: HOW MINDFULNESS BECAME THE NEW CAPITALIST SPIRITUALITY

A lively and razor-sharp critique of mindfulness as it has been enthusiastically co-opted by corporations, public schools, and the US military. Mindfulness is now all the rage. From celebrity endorsements to monks, neuroscientists and meditation coaches rubbing shoulders with CEOs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, it is clear that mindfulness has gone mainstream. Some have even called it a revolution. But what if, instead of changing the world, mindfulness has become a banal form of capitalist spirituality that mindlessly avoids social and political transformation, reinforcing the neoliberal status quo? InMcMindfulness, Ronald Purser debunks the so-called "mindfulness revolution," exposing how corporations, schools, governments and the military have coopted it as technique for social control and self-pacification. A lively and razor-sharp critique, Purser busts the myths its salesmen rely on, challenging the narrative that stress is self-imposed and mindfulness is the cure-all. If we are to harness the truly revolutionary potential of mindfulness, we have to cast off its neoliberal shackles, liberating mindfulness for a collective awakening.A lively and razor-sharp critique of mindfulness as it has been enthusiastically co-opted by corporations, public schools, and the US military. Mindfulness is now all the rage. From celebrity endorsements to monks, neuroscientists and meditation coaches rubbing shoulders with CEOs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, it is clear that mindfulness has gone mainstream.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
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DOWN TO EARTH: POLITICS IN THE NEW CLIMATIC REGIME

Written by LaTour, Bruno
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November 12, 2018 | PB | Polity Press |
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IN DEFENSE OF OPEN SOCIETY

Written by Soros, George
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October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs | 224 Pages |
$26.00
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BARACK AND JOE: THE MAKING OF AN EXTRAORDINARY PARTNERSHIP

Written by Levingston, Steven
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October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Hachette Books | 352 Pages |
$28.00
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RESPONSIBILITY OF INTELLECTUALS: REFLECTIONS BY NOAM CHOMSKY AND OTHERS AFTER 50 YEARS

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September 15, 2019 | Paperback | UCL Press | 142 Pages |
$25.00
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ACTIVISTS UNDER SURVEILLANCE: THE FBI FILES

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September 24, 2019 | Paperback | Mit Press | 392 Pages |
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WHY LIBERALISM WORKS: HOW TRUE LIBERAL VALUES PRODUCE A FREER, MORE EQUAL, PROSPEROUS WORLD FOR ALL

Written by McCloskey, Deirdre Nansen
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October 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 400 Pages |
$28.00

LAST COWBOYS: A PIONEER FAMILY IN THE NEW WEST

Written by Branch, John
For generations, the Wrights of southern Utah have raised cattle and world-champion saddle-bronc riders--some call them the most successful rodeo family in history.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$26.95
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HOW ALL POLITICS BECAME REPRODUCTIVE POLITICS: FROM WELFARE REFORM TO FORECLOSURE TO TRUMP

Written by Briggs, Laura
Today all politics are reproductive politics, argues esteemed feminist critic Laura Briggs. From longer work hours to the election of Donald Trump, our current political crisis is above all about reproduction. Households are where we face our economic realities as social safety nets get cut and wages decline.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 304 Pages |
$29.95

PEACEMAKERS: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM TWENTIETH-CENTURY STATESMANSHIP

Written by Jentleson, Bruce W
Those questions are at the heart of The Peacemakers, a kind of global edition of John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage.
April 24, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 400 Pages |
$28.95

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