a journal of modern society & culture

2015: vol. 14, nos. 2-3


Political Essays

Michel Kail and Richard Sobel: Economic Crisis and the Crisis in Economic Thought

Frank Kirkland: The Questionable Legacy of Brown v. Board of Ed

Lori Watson: What is a “Woman” Anyway?

Kevin AndersonThe Arab Revolutions Four Years On

Theoretical Reflections

Steven Panageotou: No Democratic Theory without Critical Theory

Brian Caterino: Perestroika’s Last Stand 

Mark Worrell: Moral Currents in Durkheim and Huysmans

Chris Byron: A Critique of Axel Honneth’s Concept of Reification

Critical Social Science

Kurt Jacobsen: Prefatory Note to “The Twin Research Debate”

Jay Joseph, Claudia Chaufan, Ken Richardson, Doron Shultziner, Roar Fosse, Oliver James, Jonathan Latham, and John Read: The Twin Research Debate in American Criminology

Film Review

Leonard Quart and Al Auster: Films of the Great Recession

Book Reviews

Review Essay: Slavoj Žižek: Absolute Trouble or Recoil in Paradise?
    Reviewed by Tony Lack 

Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy, by Gabriella Coleman
   Reviewed by Brian Trench

Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, by Daniel P. Bolger
   Reviewed by Kurt Jacobsen

The Occupiers, by Michael Gould-Wartofsky
   Reviewed by Riad Azar

Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History, by Eduardo Galeano
by Linda Etchart

The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy, by Murray Bookchin
    Reviewed by Benjamin J. Pauli