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Contemporary Anarchist Studies - Continuum Books

In association with the U.K. Anarchist Studies Network, the North American Anarchist Studies Network, and AK Press

This new book series, the first peer-reviewed English-language series in anarchist studies by a major international academic publisher, seeks to promote the study of anarchism as a framework for understanding and acting on the most pressing problems of our times. To this end, we invite proposals for original manuscripts that exemplify cutting edge, socially engaged scholarship bridging theory and practice, academic rigour and the insights of contemporary activism.


We welcome book proposals on a wide variety of subjects including, but not limited to the following: anarchist history and theory broadly construed; individual anarchist thinkers; anarchist-informed analysis of current issues and institutions; and anarchist or anarchist-inspired movements and practices. Proposals informed by anti-capitalist, feminist, ecological, indigenous, and non-Western or global South anarchist perspectives are particularly welcome. So, too, are projects that promise to illuminate the relationships between the personal and the political aspects of transformative social change, local and global problems, and anarchism and other movements and ideologies. Above all, we wish to publish books that will help activist scholars and scholar activists think about how to challenge and build real alternatives to existing structures of oppression and injustice.

All proposals will be evaluated strictly according to their individual merits and compatibility with the aims of the series. In accord with this policy, we welcome proposals from independent scholars and new authors as well as from those with an institutional affiliation and publishing record. Titles accepted for publication in the series will be supported by an engaged and careful peer review process, including impartial assessments by members of an international editorial advisory board consisting of leading scholars in the field.*

All books published in the series will be publicised widely and distributed internationally via co-operative arrangements among a prominent network of independent academic, activist, and publishing organisations, including Continuum Books, AK Press, the U.K. Anarchist Studies Network, the North American Anarchist Studies Network, and a range of other professional and activist groups and their associated websites and listservs. The general format of the series will be simultaneous hardback and paperback publication, with the latter priced affordably so as to reach as wide an audience as possible. All of the titles in the series will be published under a Creative Commons License (‘copyleft’). This distinctive feature of the series ensures that permission for non-commercial reproduction of the books will be granted by the publishers free of charge to voluntary, campaign and community groups.

We are currently seeking book proposals that fit the description above. Please send proposals to one or more of the Book Series Editors: Laurence Davis (ldavis@oceanfree.net), Alex Prichard (a.prichard@bristol.ac.uk), Nathan Jun (nathan.jun@mwsu.edu), and Uri Gordon (uri@riseup.net). Proposal guidelines may be downloaded from the Continuum website: http://www.continuumbooks.com/authors/default.aspx.

*Current board members include Martha Ackelsberg, John Clark, Jesse Cohn, Ronald Creagh, Marianne Enckell, Benjamin Franks, Judy Greenway, Ruth Kinna, Todd May, Salvo Vaccaro, and Lucien van der Walt.

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