Minna Salami's book Sensuous knowledge: A Black feminist approach for everyone (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020) is included in the reading list of Feminism(s) and Degrowth Alliance (Fada). I read Sensuous knowledge while I spent my April in Mustarinda residency, since the book was literally there waiting for me in the Mustarinda library. “If our approach to … Continue reading Browsing through books: ‘Sensuous knowledge: A Black feminist approach for everyone’ by Minna Salami
Recently I've been reading books originally written in or translated to Finnish. This post about (neo)liberalism covers: Lahtinen, Veikka, and Pontus Purokuru (2020): Mikä liberalismia vaivaa? Kosmos. Parker, Martin (2019): Kaadetaan kauppakorkea — Miksi bisneskouluista pitäisi tehdä organisaatiokouluja? Hannu Laurila, tran. Tampere: Vastapaino. (Orig. title: Shut down the business school: What’s wrong with management education) … Continue reading Browsing through books: Two books about (neo)liberalism
I picked up this book due to a deepening collaboration I have with close colleagues and I wanted to know more about collaborative creative work. Now, we are researchers in environmental (social) sciences, while this book is about collaboration in contemporary literature and art. However, I had a feeling I'd get fresh insight from this … Continue reading Browsing through books: Kollaboraatio — Yhteistekijyys nykykirjallisuudessa ja taiteessa by Hanna Kuusela
This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore economic relations, one way or another.
The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins (2015, Princeton University Press) is a classic that is mentioned by activists and researchers in various meetings. Thanks to Tutkijaliitto, the book is available as a Finnish translation by Anna Tuomikoski, who did a fantastic job: Lopunaikojen sieni - … Continue reading Browsing through books: Lopun aikojen sieni – elämää kapitalismin raunioissa by Anna Tsing (2020)