ISBN-10:
0896086682
ISBN-13:
9780896086685
Pub. Date:
04/01/2002
Publisher:
South End Press
Power Politics (Second Edition) / Edition 2

Power Politics (Second Edition) / Edition 2

by Arundhati Roy
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Overview

Arundhati Roy —"India’s most impassioned critic of globalization" (New York Times)—has expanded the compelling first edition of Power Politics with two new essays on the U.S. war on terrorism. A Book Sense 76 choice for November/December 2001 and Los Angeles Times "Discoveries" selection, Power Politics challenges the idea that only experts can speak out on such urgent matters as nuclear war, the privatization of India’s power supply by U.S.-based energy companies, and the construction of monumental dams in India.

Arundhati Roy, the internationally acclaimed author of The God of Small Things, brings her keen novelist’s eye to her analysis of the tragic events of September 11 and the military response, starting with the U.S. bombing of Afghanistan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896086685
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Series: International Studies
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Arundhati Roy wowed critics with her writing debut, The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1998. She has also published several collections of essays The Cost of Living, Power Politics and most recently War Talk. Ms. Roy is an outspoken critic of India's nuclear weapons testing, controversial environmental issues and the US "war on terrorism".

Table of Contents

Mapsvi
The Ladies Have Feelings, So ... Shall We Leave It to the Experts?1
Power Politics: The Reincarnation of Rumpelstiltskin35
On Citizens' Rights to Express Dissent87
The Algebra of Infinite Justice105
War Is Peace125
Glossary147
Notes149
Index177
About the Author183

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Guest More than 1 year ago
The essay 'Algebra of Infinite Justice' is powerful. A must read. I am forever grateful for Arundhati Roy for keeping me sane at times where I thought I was crazy because no one else seemed to think the same way I did.