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A Left for Itself: Left-Wing Hobbyists and the Rise of Identity Radicalism

A Left for Itself: Left-Wing Hobbyists and the Rise of Identity Radicalism

by David Swift

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Overview

In the first full length analysis of the rise of left-wing hobbyists, performative radicals and the 'Identity Left', A Left for Itself interrogates the connection between socio-economic realities and politico-cultural views and boldly asks what is a worthy politics, one for the follower count or one for effecting change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789040739
Publisher: Hunt, John Publishing
Publication date: 10/25/2019
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.46(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

David Swift is the Kreitman post-doctoral fellow at Ben Gurion University, in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has published in journals including the History Workshop Journal and the Women's History Review, as well as writing for The Independent and LabourList. Swift has taught at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Central Lancashire. He lives in Cambridge, UK.