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Reviving and regenerating the traditions and values of university press publishing

Taking advantage of digital technologies and experimenting with the many attractions of print, Goldsmiths Press seeks to revive and regenerate the traditions of academic publishing. Our aim is to create a new culture around academic knowledge practices, one that is more innovative and less constrained than it is now. About Goldsmiths Press

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Unprecedented? How Covid-19 Revealed the Politics of Our Economy is out now

Unprecedented? How Covid-19 Revealed the Politics of Our Economy by William DaviesSahil Jai DuttaNick Taylor and Martina Tazzioli is a critical and evidence-based account of the Covid-19 pandemic as a political-economic rupture, exposing underlying power struggles and social injustices.

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PERC podcast: Futilitiarianism with Neil Vallelly

Will Davies spoke to Neil Vallelly, University of Otago, about his new book, out now with Goldsmiths PressFutilitarianism: Neoliberalism and the Production of Uselessness.

They discussed the importance of utilitarianism to the government of capitalist societies, the way neoliberalism diverts individuals towards ultimately futile goals, and some of the current manifestations of this condition, in the context of ecological crisis and the pandemic.

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