Empire Logistics Study Guide #1: Introduction to Logistics (coming soon)


Reading List:

Bernes, Jasper. 2013. ‘Logistics, Counterlogistics and the Communist Prospect.’ Endnotes 3: 172–201.

Bonacich, Edna. 2003. “Pulling the Plug: Labor and the Global Supply Chain.” New Labor Forum 12, no. 2: 41–48.

Bonacich, Edna and Wilson, Jake B. 2009. Getting the Goods: Ports, Labor, and the Logistics Revolution. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Cowen, Deborah. 2014. The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press

de Mattis, Léon. 2014. ‘Communist Measures: Thinking a Communist Horizon.’ SIC International Journal of Communisation, 2.

Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 2015. Cyber-proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex. London: Pluto.

Levinson, Marc. 2006. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Noble, David. 1984. Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation. New York: Alfred Knopf.

Silver, Beverly. 2003. Forces of Labor: Workers’ Movements and Globalization since 1870. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Toscano, Alberto. “Logistics and Opposition.” Metamute.org. Mute, 9 Aug. 2011

Tsing, Anna. 2009. ‘Supply Chains and the Human Condition.’ Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture & Society, 21:2, 148-176.