The International Journal of INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY, Vol. 2, No. 1 (September 2005)



Karen Anijar is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Cultural Studies at Arizona State University. She is the co-editor of the Journal of Public Resistance (with David Gabbard).  Her most recent books include Culture and the Condom (edited by Thuy Dao-Jensen –Lang 2005). Science Fiction Curriculum, Cyborg Teachers, and Youth Cultures (edited by John Weaver and Toby Daspit –Lang 2003), and Teaching towards the twenty forth century the social curriculum of Star Trek (Taylor and Francis 2001). 

Takis Fotopoulos is a writer, editor of Society & Nature/Democracy and Nature/The International Journal of Inclusive Democracy; he is also a columnist for the Athens Daily Eleftherotypia. He was previously (1969–1989) Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of North London. He is the author of Towards An Inclusive Democracy (London & New York: Cassell, 1997) which has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Italian and Greek. He is also the author of numerous books in Greek on development, the Gulf war, the neo-liberal consensus, the New World Order, the drug culture, the New Order in the Balkans, the new irrationalism, globalisation and the left, the war against ‘terrorism’, Chomsky and Albert, and the present multi-dimentional crisis. Apart from his numerous writings in S&N/D&N and other international journals, he has also made several contributions to French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, Hungarian, Turkish, Arabic and Greek publications (see Takis Fotopoulos' Archive).  His latest book is The Multidimensional Crisis and Inclusive Democracy, published by the International Journal of Inclusive Democracy, (2005).

David Gabbard  is a professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at East Carolina University’s College of Education.  He has authored or edited five books in the areas of critical education policy studies and the history of educational thought.  His most recent books include Michel Foucault & Power Today: International Multidisciplinary Studies on the History of Our Present, (edited with Alain Beaulieu) (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005); Defending Public Schools, Vol. I: Education Under the Security State (edited with E. Waytne Ross) (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers,  2004); Education As Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schools (New York: Routledge, 2003); and Knowledge & Power in the Global Economy: Politics and the Rhetoric of School Reform  (Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishing, 2000).

Peter McLaren is a professor in the Division of Urban Schooling, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author and editor of more than 35 books on topics ranging from critical ethnography and the sociology of education to critical social theory and critical pedagogy. His most recent books include Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution (Rowman and Littlefield, 2000); Life in Schools (4th ed.) (Allyn & Bacon, 2002); and Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory (edited with D. Hill, M. Cole, & G. Rikowski) (Lexington Books, 2002). Professor McLaren lectures worldwide on the politics of liberation. His works have been translated into 17 languages.

Yorgos Oikonomou works as a teacher in an Athens high school and has studied in Athens and Paris (DEA of philosophy). He has published texts in newspapers and reviews and was the editor of a special issue of the Greek review Nea Koinoniologia in honour of Cornelius Castoriadis on the 3rd anniversary after his death.

John Sargis taught secondary school biology in Paterson, New Jersey for twenty-six years. He used to be a union leader and  is a political activist and organizer, as well as  a member of an Inclusive Democracy cell in Paterson.