The Journal of Urgent Writing 2017

Simon Wilson

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Soft cover

$39.99

Great minds share great ideas and strong views

This annual journal of provocative, passionate and argumentative essays is made for anyone who thinks there’s little to stimulate intelligent well-informed debate in the media anymore and who hungers for some brain food.

Featuring: Morgan Godfery on identity • Jess Berentson-Shaw on social investment • Andrew Judd on racism • Carys Goodwin on climate change • Conor Clarke on dirt • David Cohen on Popper, Plato, Hegel and Marx • Emma Espiner on a tikanga Māori world • Gilbert Wong on growing up Chinese • Giselle Byrnes on why universities matter • Jo Randerson on dying • Māmari Stephens on our threatened marae • Victor Rodger on being actually brown • Maria Majsa on Johnny Rotten • Max Harris on dreams • Mike Joy and Kyleisha Foote on dams • Raf Manji on a new progressive agenda • Sarah Laing on menstruation • Sylvia Nissen on youth and politics • Teena Brown Pulu on three Tongan funerals • Tim Watkin on explaining Trump • Simon Wilson on a radical centre.

  • CATEGORY: Creative arts, Social issues
  • ISBN: 978-0-9941415-6-9
  • ESBN: N/A
  • PUBLISHER: Massey University Press
  • IMPRINT: Massey University Press
  • PUBLISHED: 13/11/2017
  • PAGE EXTENT: 312
  • FORMAT: Soft cover
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Simon Wilson is the editor of the Auckland section of online media company The Spinoff.