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posted on 01.08.2022, 13:14 authored by Ruth KinnaRuth Kinna, Alex Prichard, Thomas Swann, Seeds for Change

A new world is possible and not just in our hearts. Anarchic Agreements is a quintessential field guide for the revolution, answering the practical questions often left out of works of political theory and philosophy. How do leaderless groups organize? How might they create constitutions, balance power and write protocols? How do group cultures and institutions maintain coalitions? This urgent and inspiring how-to is the product of more than twenty years of research. Designed explicitly for everyday use, it contains lived examples, illustrations throughout, and text from current horizontally organized constitutions. These documents illustrate the never-ending process of developing community and keeping collaborations alive in the fairest ways possible. Written by dedicated anarchist scholars and organizers, and based on the widely popular Anarchic Agreements pamphlet series, this book facilitates grassroots activism and provides methods to improve and streamline decision making. It is an inspiring celebration of the novel, complex and flexible constitutions Anarchists have created over time. This book shows how to realize another world, collectively without domination, while leaving the future open to infinite other possibilities.

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  • Social Sciences and Humanities

Department

  • International Relations, Politics and History

Publisher

PM Press

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VoR (Version of Record)

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© The Authors. This edition © PM Press

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This is an Open Access Book. It is published by PM Press under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence (CC BY-SA). Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Copyright date

2023

ISBN

9781629639635; 9781629639789

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Language

en

Depositor

Prof Ruth Kinna. Deposit date: 30 August 2021

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