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Sarah Amsler

Blog Entries by Sarah Amsler

Creative Militancy, Militant Creativity and the New British Student Movement

Posted December 10, 2010 | 10:55:50 (EST)

Under what might now need to be termed comparatively normal circumstances, I have often agonised over helping my students understand the practical significance of critical theory. They ask, but what can one actually do with Herbert Marcuse today? In a scheduled class, it all feels so remote.

Now I can...

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Revolutionary Education? If Only

Posted June 21, 2010 | 12:20:16 (EST)

It sounds like the start of a good joke: a sociologist walks into a student union somewhere in the UK, Das Kapital and a map of (all of) Latin America under one arm, a giant stack of unmarked essays under the other. She approaches a huddle of students engaged in...

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