The Interregnum

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Book 39
Bridget Williams Books
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‘The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear’ – Antonio Gramsci

Is New Zealand’s political settlement beginning to fray? And does this mean we’re entering the interregnum, that ambiguous moment between society-wide discontent and political change? In BWB’s latest book of essays, edited by Morgan Godfery, ten of New Zealand’s sharpest emerging thinkers gather to debate the ‘morbid symptoms’ of the current moment, from precarious work to climate change, and to discuss what shape change might take, from ‘the politics of love’ to postcapitalism.

The Interregnum interrogates the future from the perspective of the generation who will shape it.

Contributors:  Andrew Dean, Max Harris, Lamia Imam, Chloe King, Daniel Kleinsman, Edward Miller, Courtney Sina Meredith, Carrie Stoddart-Smith, Wilbur Townsend and Holly Walker.

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About the author

Morgan Godfery is a writer and trade unionist based in Wellington. He is an online columnist for Overland Literary Journal in Australia and a regular book reviewer for Fairfax. His writing regularly appears in the Guardian and the Herald. He also appears on radio and television as a political commentator and has authored several academic chapters and lectured extensively on Maori politics. He graduated in law from Victoria University in 2015.
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Publisher
Bridget Williams Books
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Published on
Mar 15, 2016
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Pages
172
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ISBN
9780947492656
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / World / Australian & Oceanian
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