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Books for Review

from The L.L. Beancounter's Catalog: Survival Gear for Your Career

The following books are available for review. If you're interested in reviewing one (or a title not listed here) contact David Siar. Cultural Logic is also looking for reviews of other cultural products: movies, TV shows, music CDs, computer games, websites, advertisements, etc. Reviews should have a Marxist slant and should be 5-15 pages in length.

*indicates recently added titles

Anderson, Robin. Consumer Culture and TV Programming. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995. (306 pp.)

*Bleidner, Larry and Peter Scott. The L.L. Beancounter's Catalog: Survival Gear for Your Career, a Parody. Monroe, Me: Common Courage Press, 2000. (80 pp.)

*Brecher, Jeremy and Tim Costello. Global Village or Global Pillage: Economic Reconstruction from the Bottom Up. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1998. (237 pp.)

Brown, Michael E, et al., eds. New Studies in the Politics and Culture of U.S. Communism. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1993. (330 pp.)

Buse, Peter and Andrew Stott. Ghosts: Deconstruction, Psychoanalysis, History. New York: St. Martin's, 1999. (268 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Calcutt, Andrew. White Noise: An A-Z of the Contradictions in Cyberculture. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. (180 pp.)

Cecelski, David S. and Timothy B. Tyson, Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1998. (301 pp.)

Curran, John, David Morley, and Valerie Walkerdine. Cultural Studies and Communications. New York: Arnold, 1996. (371 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Dean, Jodi. Aliens in America: Conspiracy Cultures from Outerspace to Cyberspace. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1998. (242 pp.) Review forthcoming.

*Donham, Donald L. History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropology. Berkeley: U of California P, 1999. (240 pp.)

*Dyer-Witheford, Nick. Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism. Champain: U of Illinois P, 1999. (344 pp.)

Eisenstein, Zillah. Global Obscenities: Patriarchy, Capitalism, and the Lure of Cyberfantasy. New York: New York Univ. Press, 1998. (213 pp.)

Fiske, John. Media Matters: Everyday Culture and Political Change. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1994. (282 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Foster, Hal. Recodings: Art, Spectacle, Cultural Politics. Seattle: Bay Press, 1985. Review forthcoming.

Frank, Thomas. The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997. (287 pp.)

Friedman, Milton and Rose D Friedman. Two Lucky People: Memoirs. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1998. (660 pp.)

Glickman, Lawrence B. A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1997. (220 pp.)

Goodman, David. Fault Lines: Journeys into the New South Africa. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1999. (400 pp.).

Hanchett, Thomas W. Sorting out the New South: Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte, 1875-1975. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1998. (380 pp.)

*Haslett, Moyra. Marxist Literary and Cultural Theories. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. (322 pp.)

Jameson, Fredric. The Cultural Turn: Selected Writings on the Postmodern, 1983-1998. New York: Verso, 1998 (206 pp.)

Kirk, John. Twentieth-century Writing and the British Working Class. Cardiff: U of Wales Press, 2003. (193 pp.)

*Kumar, Amitava. Poetics/Politics: Radial Aesthetics for the Classroom. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. (280 pp.)

Laurie, Bruce. Artisans into Workers: Labor in Nineteenth Century-America. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1997. (257 pp.)

Linder, Marc and Ingrid Nygaard. Void Where Prohibited: Rest Breaks and the Right to Urinate on Company Time. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1998. (244 pp.)

Marchand, Roland. Creating the Corporate Soul: The Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1998. (461 pp.)

*Marx, Karl and Frederick Engels. The Communist Manifesto, with Related Documents. Ed. John E. Toews. Boston: Bedford, 1999. (184 pp.)

Morley, Michael. How to Manage Your Global Reputation: A Guide to the Dynamics of International Public Relations. Washington Square, NY: New York Univ. Press, 1998. (172 pp.)

Mullen, Bill and Sherry Linkon. Radical Revisions: Rereading 1930s Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1996. (291 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Mullen, Bill and James Smethurst, eds. Left of the Color Line: Race, Radicalism, and Twentieth-Century Literature of the United States. Chapel Hill and London: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2003. (314 pp.)

*Munck, Ronaldo. Marx @ 2000: Late Marxist Perspectives. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. (164 pp.)

Neilson, Jim. Warring Fictions: Cultural Politics and the Vietnam War Narrative. Jackson, MS: Univ. Press of Misissippi, 1998. (256 pp.)

Quinby, Lee. Millennial Seduction: A Skeptic Confronts Apocalyptic Culture. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1999. (182 pp.)

Rees, Tim and Andrew Thorpe, eds. International Communism and the Communist International, 1919-43. Manchester: Manchester Univ. Press, 1998. (323 pp.)

*Richards, Jeffrey, Scott Wilson and Linda Woodhead. Diana,The Making of a Media Saint. London: I.B. Taurus, 1999. (182 pp.)

*Robbins, Bruce. Feeling Global: Internationalism in Distress. New York: New York UP, 1999. (224 pp.)

*Rose, Fred. Coalitions across the Class Divide: Lessons from the Labor, Peace, and Environmental Movements. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2000. (253 pp.)

Ruff, Allen. "We Called Each Other Comrade": Charles H. Kerr & Company, Radical Publishers. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. (312 pp.)

*Russel, Marta. Beyond Ramps: Disability at the End of the Social Contract. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1998. (256 pp.)

Scott, Allen J. and Edward W. Soja, eds. The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the TwentiethCentury. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1996. (483 pp.)

Stewart, Charles C. and Peter Fritzsche, eds. Imagining the Twentieth Century. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. (166 pp.)

Sweezy, Paul M. The Theory of Capitalist Development. 1942. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1970. (398 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Tomes, Robert R. Apocalypse Then: American Intellectuals and the Vietnam War, 1954-1975. New York: NYU Press, 1998. (292 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Wolf, Eric R. Envisioning Power: Ideologies of Dominance and Crisis. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1999. (339 pp.)

Wolfert, Ira. Tucker's People. 1943. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1997. (496 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Wood, Ellen Meiskins. The Origin of Capitalism. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1999. (138 pp.) Review forthcoming.

Wood, Ellen Meiksins and John Bellamy Foster. In Defense of History: Marxism and the Postmodern Agenda. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1997. (204 pp.) Review forthcoming.

 

 

 


 
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