[WSF-Discuss] Fwd: Out now: 'The Organisation of the Organisationless: Collective Action After Networks' (Mute Books)

Subhash Lomte subhashlomte at gmail.com
Sat May 31 00:45:00 CDT 2014


Thanks Rodrigo

I am thankful to receive a copy of your book..

My address

SUBHASH LOMTE [ National Convenor],National Campaign Committee for Rural
Workers[NCCRW]

B - 5,Meridien status, Vishram Bagh Colony, Near Youth Hostel, Station
Road, Aurangabad - 431005 , INDIA.

Thnx

Subhash Lomte


On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 2:17 AM, Jai Sen <jai.sen at cacim.net> wrote:

> Friday, 30 May 2014
>
> *Worlds in movement, worlds of movement…*
>
> Just out : An article-length presentation of the main ideas of the
> author’s forthcoming book :
>
> *The Organisation of the Organisationless : Collective Action After
> Networks*
>
> Rodrigo Nunes
>
>             Congratulations and thanks, Rodrigo !
>
>             JS
>
> fwd
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> *From: *rodrigo nunes <rgnunes at yahoo.com>
> *Subject: **Out now: 'The Organisation of the Organisationless:
> Collective Action After Networks' (Mute Books) *
> *Date: *May 22, 2014 3:05:47 PM EDT
> *To: *rodrigo nunes <rgnunes at yahoo.com>
> *Reply-To: *rodrigo nunes <rgnunes at yahoo.com>
>
> Dear all,
>
> Apologies for the bulk mail. If you're getting this, it's because at some
> point we discussed my project for a book on the question of organisation,
> which you may or may not have heard referred to under the only-half-joking
> title of 'Networked Leninism'.
>
> This is to announce that I still haven't finished that project but, in the
> meantime, I accepted an invitation from Mute's Post-Media Lab project to
> present a few of the ideas that will go into it -- and the result, The
> Organisation of the Organisationless: Collective Action After Networks,
> is out now.
>
>
> http://www.metamute.org/editorial/books/organisation-organisationless-collective-action-after-networks
> (see blurb below)
>
> Kindly do spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested.
> Also, if you'd be interested in reviewing the book, please send me your
> postal address and I'll arrange with Mute to have a copy sent to you. Otherwise,
> I'm obviously as happy to share PDFs as ever, but I would strongly
> recommend that you buy it, seeing as Mute, which has been such a valuable
> platform for so long, is in a tight financial position owing to Arts
> Council cuts. (Also, it's very cheap.)
>
> Finally, to those of you in the UK/Europe, I plan to be around
> early-to-mid November. I look forward to seeing you, and do let me know if
> you'd be interested in organising an event of some description while I'm
> there.
>
> Best, and hope to see you soon
>
> Rodrigo
>
>
> *Organisation of the Organisationless: Collective Action After Networks*
> *Rodrigo Nunes*
> Rejecting the dichotomy of centralism and horizontalism that has deeply
> marked millennial politics, Rodrigo Nunes’ close analysis of network
> systems demonstrates how organising within contemporary social and
> political movements exists somewhere between – or beyond – the two. Rather
> than the party or chaos, the one or the multitude, he discovers a
> ‘bestiary’ of hybrid organisational forms and practices that render such
> disjunctives false. The resulting picture shows how social and technical
> networks can and do facilitate strategic action and fluid distributions of
> power at the same time. It is by developing the strategic potentials that
> are already immanent to networks, he argues, that contemporary solutions to
> the question of organisation can be developed.
>
>
> ______________________________
>
> Jai Sen
>
> jai.sen at cacim.net
>
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