Anarchism reloaded

  title={Anarchism reloaded},
  author={Uri Gordon},
  journal={Journal of Political Ideologies},
  pages={29 - 48}
  • Uri Gordon
  • Published 2007
  • Journal of Political Ideologies
The contemporary re-emergence of anarchism on a global scale deserves serious attention from students of ideology. As the defining orientation of prominent activist networks, anarchism today is the principal point of reference for radical social change movements in the North, and represents a mature and complex genre of political expression. This article offers a synchronic and diachronic analysis of contemporary anarchist ideology, based on participant research on large-scale ideological… Expand
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